international relations

  1. Tallinn Manual 1.0 – A Primer

    By Shalini S The Tallinn Manual[1], is an elaborate, academic body of work that examines the applicability of international law to cyber conflicts.  The Manual was prepared by an International Group of Experts (a group of independent international law scholars and practitioners) at the invitation… Read More

  2. Wuzhen 2015: Evaluating China’s Competing Vision of the Internet

    The 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC) was held in the town of Wuzhen in China from 16th-18th December, 2015. Organized by the Chinese government since 2014, the WIC is China’s attempt to present an alternate vision of internet governance, with its pitch for increased ‘cyber-sovereignty’. This is in contrast… Read More

  3. Cybersecurity Cooperation – India’s Latest Bilateral Arrangements

    By Shalini S The current Indian Government has continually offered significant strategic thrust to cybersecurity and related issues. In November 2015 alone, India established multiple collaborative partnerships that for cooperation in cybersecurity with various countries. This is a welcome move for the sector which continually presents advanced security… Read More

  4. ICTs at BRICS 2015 Summit

    Image: http://www.postwesternworld.com/images/2015/07/BRICS.jpg The VII BRICS Summit recently concluded with the release of the 2015 Ufa Declaration.The entire declaration can be found here and the relevant excerpts related to ICTs are provided below. “33. ICTs are emerging as an important medium to bridge the gap between developed and… Read More

  5. Stepping up to Cyberspace

    The post originally appeared on the Hindu on 23rd June 2015. Cyberspace desperately needs an international legal regime, and India is well poised to offer a ‘zero draft’ In 1960, the summer issue of the American Journal of International Law carried news from Delhi on the setting… Read More

  6. The Deadly New Age War

    The post originally appeared on the Hindu on 23rd June 2015. By Saikat Datta Without a single shot fired or a drop of blood spilled, an entire country can be crippled. That is cyber warfare, and the government must start working right away to combat the new… Read More

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