Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

By Debasis Dash Copyright: Nikkei Asian Review On November 17, 2019, the former defence secretary of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa won the presidential elections with 52.5% vote. While his rival, Sajith Premadasa from United National Party (UNP), came second in the presidential race with 43.8% vote. The Sinhalese majority from south, central and western part … Continue reading Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack

By Debasis Dash In any military crisis, the uncertainty over a futuristic scenario continues to influence the decision-making of the parties involve. The complexity of the situation and the intensity of the responses depends upon the type of war fought, i.e., either at the conventional or sub-conventional level. When a perpetual state of conflict maintained … Continue reading Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack

The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade

    A SHY AND MATURE STATE IN THE GCC Of all the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, the Sultanate of Oman has remained by far the least visible in the international domain. Despite shared economic and political features, including an oil-based economy and monarchic rule, Oman has shied away from the infrastructural, political, … Continue reading The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade