1. Former National Security Adviser M.Ok. Narayanan, on the cyber problem, argues that slightly than look ahead to the ‘Big Bang cyber attack’, nations and establishments must be higher ready.
  2. Sriram Lakshman writes on the Biden administration’s long-awaited Indo-Pacific technique that was launched on Friday. The doc focuses on constructing collective capability to take care of challenges within the area — China’s assertiveness, the pandemic and local weather change, amongst others.
  3. Meera Srinivasan analyses the present state of India-Sri Lanka relations and the current go to of Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris, after a yr marked by pressure and a belief deficit.
  4. Srinivasan Ramani assesses the a number of challenges confronted by the African Union, from civil conflicts, Islamist insurgencies, a rising variety of army takeovers and the COVID-19 outbreak, which have been in focus on the thirty fifth African Union Summit held on February 5.
  5. G. Sampath writes on the “freedom convoy” and truckers protests towards the vaccine mandate which have paralysed Canada’s capital.