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Vishakh Krishnan Valiathan

Vishakh Krishnan Valiathan is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi. He holds an MPhil in International Relations from University of Madras, Chennai. His MPhil Thesis was titled ‘India- Israel Relations: An Analytical Study with Reference to Defence Industry and Equipment Trade Since 1992’. He also has a Master’s in Politics and International Relations from the Department of Politics and International Studies, Pondicherry University (a Central University) and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous), University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. Prior to CLAWS, he has interned with Middle East Institute at New Delhi ([email protected]), Regional Centre for Expertise Acknowledged by United Nations University- Trivandrum and National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru. His research-oriented areas include West Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, India’s Foreign Policy, Energy Security, Economy and Strategic Cooperation.

India’s New Development Partnership with Afghanistan: Regional Expectations and Challenges

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Deciphering Cyber Threats in the Digital Era: Challenges for India

India’s digital economy is getting vibrant progressively and therefore, India needs to be more vigilant with respect to its cyberspace. Recently in 2020, India...

China’s Investments in Maldives : Implications for India in the Indian Ocean Region

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US’s Interests in the Maldives- What should India expect?

Over the last few years, the United States has been vouching for a 'Free and Open Indo- Pacific' construct due to increasing Chinese presence...

Oman’s Strategic Duqm Port and India’s Opportunities

Traditionally, India’s West Asia policy was majorly seen through the lens of its huge diaspora residing there, the energy trade and the cultural connect....

Gulf Returnees, Intrastate Migrants and Economic Stimulus

Since the early months of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic changed the migratory pattern in India. The country witnessed higher rates of inflow of the...

Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi’s visit to the US- An Opportunity to Strengthen Ties

In October 2019, the streets of Baghdad were filled with protestors to bring down their respective corrupted, irresponsive leaders and government. In the next...

Are the West Asian Economies prepared for a revival in a post-Covid Scenario?

Amidst the growing concerns on the spike of coronavirus cases worldwide, major economies have taken some harsh steps to recover their economy from a...

Kuwait’s Expatriate Quota Bill: How does it concern India?

In September 2011, when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced the Nitaqat (Nationalisation policy) programme, there was a huge inflow of Indian migrants flying...

Economy, Pandemic and the Uncertainty : Challenges for India

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Understanding Strategic Culture: A Case Study of Pakistan

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