Focus: Indo-Pacific | 24th January 2024

In a significant move the Chinese leadership last week appointed Hu Haifeng, son of former Chinese President Hu Jintao as a vice minister of civil affairs. This is a leap into senior ranks of the government from a small city. This comes as tensions between Beijing and Manila continue to rise in the South China […]

West Asia & North Africa Digest by Ambassador Mahesh Sachdev | January 2024

  IA) Political Developments: Pan-Regional and Global Issues   WANA Regional Security and Terrorism Following the end of the humanitarian pause and exchange of some of the hostages and prisoners, the IDF-Hamas hostilities resumed in Gaza on Dec 1 and continued unabated till the end of the month under review. According to the Hamas-run Gaza […]