E-Learning

Feeding the beast – training the bureaucracy

Mission “Karamyogi”, the Modi governments first stab at public sector capacity development, was unveiled during the pandemic in September last year—a reminder that whilst the rest of us worked languidly from home, bureaucratic wheels continued to churn albeit with...

Indonesia’s Economic Recovery Prospects

The Indonesian economy, which is the largest in Southeast Asia, has been reeling under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused its first recession in over two decades. Examining its economic turnaround from the Asian financial crisis, the paper studies how...

The Recent Hamas-Israeli Military Confrontation: Understanding Domestic, Regional Contexts and Implications

The recent military hostilities between Gaza-based Hamas and Israel were ignited by a confrontation between Muslim worshippers and extremist Jewish nationalist religious groups in Jerusalem and eviction of Palestinian families by an Israeli court from Sheikh Jarrah...

Iran in Afghanistan: Running with the Hare and Hunting with the Hounds

Iran has strong religious and cultural ties and a long shared border with Afghanistan, Dari, the Afghan dialect of Persian, is one of Afghanistan’s two official languages and is used by intellectuals and the elite. Until 1857, Herat was part of Iran and only after...
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