Category Archives: Sanctions

Getting Around the U.S.’s Persian Block; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0100/2016 Courtesy: The Hindu  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran a month ago was significant on all counts. As he himself said: “…[the] visit was fruitful” and it is sure to have had a positive impact. The discussions signaled an eagerness by India and Iran to promote bilateral ties. Twelve agreements were signed, the most strategic of them being the one for the development of Iran’s… Read Article →

North Korea: Ramifications of its Nuclear Test; By Carlyle A. Thayer

CAS article no. 0014/2016 Courtesy: Thayer Consultancy Background Brief, January 9, 2016 As you see, the latest North Korea’s move by claiming they had successfully tested Hydrogen Nuclear Bomb has caused worldwide concerns. So, I would like to ask for your opinions about what is happening: Q1: Does North Korea’s move really affect the world security? Especially according to Reuters, North Korea boosted frontline troop strength as South readies broadcasts. ANSWER: North Korea’s explosion… Read Article →