Tag Archive for: "democracy"
The year 2025 will be like 2019, only more so

This is an edited version of remarks delivered by ASPI’s executive director at the opening session of ASPI’s ‘War in 2025’ conference this morning. For ASPI’s 2019 conference, ‘War in 2025’, I was asked to …

ASPI suggests

The world ‘Asia’s premier defence summit’, the Shangri-La Dialogue, was held last weekend and was attended by defence ministers, government officials and think-tank representatives from across the region. Sam Sachdeva’s Newsroom report captured the highlights …

Tiananmen Square, 3–4 June 1989

We live in an era that lionises a love of beginnings. It is what the media—and through it, imagination—strive for. But discovery, no matter how novel, is never original. It draws on the past. The …

Are Indian democracy’s weaknesses inherent?

The failure of the Indian state to provide basic public services and implement job-creating infrastructure projects was a prominent theme in the country’s recent general election. In this regard, critics often compare India unfavorably to …