Vikram Sood, the retired chief of India's external intelligence agency R&AW, speaks to FO° Talks about the elaborate game of narrative-building by nations and their intelligence agencies.
Sebastian Schäffer, the managing director of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and associate fellow at GLOBSEC Policy Institute, touches upon the new level of hostility between Ukraine and Russia reached after the Kremlin deployed troops on the Ukrainian
The Gulf Cooperation Council's al-Ula summit in January was a historic moment in relations between Gulf Arab states. Antonino Occhiuto of Gulf State Analytics discusses the factors that led to the lifting of the blockade on Qatar and geopolitical implications for the wider region.
With more than 80 million forcibly displaced people in the world and another 260-plus million international migrants, humans seem to be on the move. History allows us a glimpse at the motivations and predicaments people face today and in the future.
Armenia and Azerbaijan’s six-week war for control of Nagorno-Karabakh came to an end with a Russia-brokered deal on November 10, 2020. However, the agreement, which Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian leaders signed, has major implications for Iran.
In August 1942, the most famous battle of the Second World War began. More than 4 million combatants fought in the gargantuan struggle at Stalingrad between the Nazi and Soviet armies.
Regarding Russia’s foreign policy in the Middle East, it is important to ask how the normalization of the UAE and Bahrain’s relationships with Israel will play out.
General David Petraeus, the former CIA director, lays out his vision for US foreign policy, identifying the key threats to world order and how America and its allies can tackle them head on.
FO° Talks hosts Ram Madhav, the former general secretary of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and ideas man at the side of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Misinformation about the current public health crisis — which has either denied the existence of the virus entirely or framed it as an intentional product — has proliferated at an alarming rate.
Amid a period in which the US has been imposing “maximum pressure” on Iran, Tehran has moved closer to China, which is playing a balancing role in the Gulf region.