Aditya Pareek
Exploring the intersection of technology and international relations from an Indian national interest perspective.
Created 26 May 2021
  • #12 Chips, Meta and Missiles
    03 Nov 2021 • 12 min read
    Siliconpolitik: India and Taiwan Want to Complement Each Other’s Strengths — Arjun Gargeyas There were reports earlier this month that Indian and Taiwanese officials had met to discuss the possibility...
  • #11 Antriksh Really-Really Matters
    20 Oct 2021 • 13 min read
    Siliconpolitik: Where Do We Go Now? — Pranay Kotasthane I have a follow-up paper for NUS-ISAS discussing the next steps for the Quad Semiconductor Supply Chain initiative. I argue that the Quad Princi...
  • #10 Quadrilateral Technopolitik
    06 Oct 2021 • 10 min read
    Siliconpolitik: Mile Sur Mera Tumhaara — Pranay Kotasthane High Technology cooperation is fast becoming a differentiating point of the Quad arrangement. It appears that the Quad Working Group, which w...
  • #9 Yogakshema in Space
    22 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    Siliconpolitik: Ab Dilli Door Nahin — Pranay Kotasthane Readers would've noticed that this newsletter bats for a Quad partnership on semiconductor supply chain security for geopolitical, geoeconomic, ...
  • #8 Space, Cyber and Info - Disruptions Assemble!
    08 Sep 2021 • 15 min read • 1 0
    Antriksh Matters: Is Space the Ultimate High Ground? — Aditya Ramanathan Several of the world's major powers have devoted hard cash and organisational resources to defend their interests in space. Mos...
  • #7 Mine : Moon
    25 Aug 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    Infopolitik: A Military Withdrawal in the Information Age — Pranay Kotasthane A month-and-half ago, I had tweeted this: Pranay Kotasthane @pranaykotas This US withdrawal from Afghanistan is different ...
  • #6 National Power and its Technopolitikal Domains
    11 Aug 2021 • 15 min read • 1 0
    Matsyanyaaya: Technology and National Power — Pranay Kotasthane To say that technology impacts geopolitics is to state the obvious. There are new books and articles written every day about how technol...
  • #5 Harmful Harms and Not so Rare Rare Earths
    28 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    Siliconpolitik: The Upcoming Quad Summit -Pranay Kotasthane News reports suggest that the first in-person Quad summit is likely to be held in September. The last online summit-level meeting created th...
  • #4 Another Democracy Paradox
    14 Jul 2021 • 10 min read
    Matsyanyaaya #1: Not That Cold War -Pranay Kotasthane The Wuhan lab-leak theory peaked last month. Last week, a group of scientists provided evidence in favour of a spillover from an animal host outsi...
  • #3 Of Myths and Delusions
    30 Jun 2021 • 10 min read • 3 0
    Matsyanyaaya #1: High-Tech Self-Sufficiency is a Delusion — Pranay Kotasthane (An edited version of this article first appeared in Times of India Plus on 22nd June 2021) The near-daily cadence of repo...
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