The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
Security and Development in Afghanistan after 2014, 6th annual ISDP-AMS Conference
The topic under discussion during the 6th annual ISDP-AMS conference, held December 6-8,2013, focused on the future prospects for Afghanistan after the planned withdrawal of international forces at the end […]
Sino-India Overseas Energy Strategies- A Perspective of Geopolitics and Geo-economics
This book studies Sino-India overseas energy strategies from geo-political and geo-economic perspective in a comprehensive and systematic way. Based on the relationship between China’s and India’s economic development, energy needs […]
Pakistan’s Nuclear Security: Separating Fact from Fear
For more than a decade fears have been voiced by the international community at the prospect of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons falling into the hands of terrorists or other non-state actors. […]
Rape and Reform: India’s Changing Attitudes
It has been just over a year since the Delhi rape case in which a female student was raped and died from her injuries. In its wake, massive protests and […]
South Asia taps into water cooperation
South Asia faces increased challenges regarding the availability and quality of water, exacerbated by a lack of cooperation that fuels tensions among neighboring countries. Two recent alliances run counter to […]
India’s Shale Gas Boom: Dream or Reality?
As India prepares for the release of its long anticipated shale gas policy, pressure continues to mount on New Delhi. An increase in coal imports over the past 12 months […]
Threats of Nuclear Terrorism: A Case Study of India
In the post-9/11 world, India’s nuclear establishment is threatened by nuclear terrorism. Some analysts suggest that India may be home to up to 36 active terrorist organizations. It is thus […]
India’s SEZ Policy
Over the last few decades India has emerged as an economic giant. In 2000 the Special Economic Zone (SEZs) policy became part of a strategy to maintain high growth and […]
A New Divide in the South China Sea
Nazery Khalid evaluates the prospect of peace in the South China Sea based on how the recent spat between China and Philippines is panning out.
India’s Call on BRICS: Aligning with China without a Deal
China–India association in the BRICS bloc of countries is an example of multilateralism at its height. For China, the BRICS group holds a strategic significance as it is targeted towards […]