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Impending Crises In Oman : The Way Forward

Background: Oman is one of the more traditional countries in the Gulf region and was, until the 1970s, one of the most isolated. Portugal and...

Djibouti Vs Gwadar: A Comparison

There have been speculations in the news that China may be seeking port facilities for its naval ships in the developing Gwadar Port of...

Saudi team arrives in Pakistan, may sign four MoUs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to sign four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for oil and mineral sector investment and trade cooperation that...

Indian Navy in ‘Urgent Need’ of 12 Minesweeper Ships, Left With...

New Delhi: The India Navy, safeguarding sea lanes and ports spread across thousands of kilometers of coastlines in the eastern and western seaboards, has only...

Iran Boosts Marine Tourism to Attract More Foreign Travelers

As unilateral US sanctions against Iran snap back, pressuring the country's limited foreign currency reserves, the Islamic Republic is increasingly paying attention to marine...

Strengthening maritime cooperation and security in the Indian Ocean

Rahul Roy Chaudhury | Delivering the Keynote address at the Shangri-La dialogue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in Singapore on 1 June...

Iranian Maritime Policy and Ambitions vis a vis It’s Geo-political and...

Aneela Shahzad | Iran’s maritime policy is a mix of asymmetric warfare based on enhancing Anti Access/Access Denial (A2/AD) capabilities in the Persian Gulf and...

Iranian Maritime Policy – Matrix of opportunities, threats and challenges for...

Ousama Khurshid Khan | Iran under the leadership of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is expanding its regional influence in all sphere i.e. socially, culturally, militarily and...

Strait of Hormuz – Iran-US Relations

Zishan Munir | Introduction: Although fantastical statements given out by the likes of Donald Trump or corresponding retaliatory statements made by the leadership of Iran make...

Whose Indo-Pacific?

Aparna Pande & Satoru Nagao | American grand strategy has always aimed at suppressing security competitions and the rise of a rival hegemon. The not-so-peaceful...

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Iranian-Indian Maritime Interaction: Insights On Intentions & Implications

India’s interest in Iran is firstly driven by a motive to secure and sustain assured supplies for its rising energy needs fulfilling which at...

Maritime Doctrine Unveiled at MARSEW-18

On Dec 20, President Dr Arif Alvi addressed the concluding ceremony of the Second Maritime Security Workshop (MARSEW-18) at the Pakistan Navy War...

Indian Concerns Over Pak Buying BrahMos CM-302 Missiles

Chinese-made CM-302, which Pakistan will get, matches both the supersonic speed and the range of the Indian Navy's BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles....

U.S. Navy hack event encourages innovation in maritime security

More than 500 attendees competed, learned, and engaged in solving problems in the areas of maritime cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and development operations. The three tracks...
India's Naval Nuclearization: Repercussions for crisis stability

India’s Naval Nuclearization: Repercussions for crisis stability

Sufian Ullah | In an attempt to gain strategic superiority, major powers have sent nuclear submarines into the Indian Ocean for years. Recently, the Indian Ocean...