Northern Ireland Protocol

Northern Ireland Protocol Context: The Boris Johnson administration has come up with a new legislation, the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, which would enable the U.K. to override provisions of the Brexit deal  What is NIP? As the BREXIT came into force, the UK had to […]

Sri Lanka-South India Single Market Sub-Region

Sri Lanka-south India single market sub-region Context: In a recent interview with an Indian TV channel, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, touched upon a less-emphasised yet significant aspect of India-Sri Lanka relations — the commonality between Sri Lanka and the southern parts of […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear Disarmament Context: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its yearbook a few days back highlighting some worrying trends of the past year in international security.   Status Worldwide: Military spending as a proportion of GDP remained relatively steady between 2012 and 2021. […]