Akanksha Khullar

About Akanksha Khullar

Akanksha Khullar is pursuing her Masters in International Relations at The Australian National University. She is passionate about learning the economic, political and security issues sphere that shape today’s global world. In order to pursue her interests and strengthen her understanding about foreign policy, she has previously interned with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi and Baijayant Panda, Member of Parliament as a researcher. In future, she aims to focus her research on human rights.

Pakistan Stuck In Tragedy In The Midst Of Independence Day Celebrations

In the midst of their Independence Day celebrations, Pakistan is dealing with the repercussions of another deadly attack, which is believed to have been carried out by ISIS. On Saturday, bomb explosions occurred in the city of Quetta, in Balochistan, that killed at least 15 people and injured 32 others. As […]

China Is Finally Trying To Be A Big Brother To North Korea

The rapid acceleration in the frequency of North Korea’s missile tests and its nuclear technological developments has generated severe security tensions in the Asia-Pacific region. While, the prime intention of North Korea’s nuclear program was to deter foreign intervention, the unrelenting testing of its missiles, as well as the threats […]

Australia’s First National Gun Amnesty: Good Or Bad Decision?

The increasing threat of terrorism and a huge influx of illegal arms demands an urgent attention for Australia’s national security. Acting upon this, the government has announced its first national gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre. As reported by BBC News, “The amnesty begins amid growing debate about Australia’s […]

US Advances To Move Beyond The Stalemate In Afghanistan

A broad review was undertaken by the Pentagon, the US State Department, and several intelligence organizations has recommended sending several thousand additional American troops to Afghanistan to try to break a military deadlock there. According to the US media reports, 3000-5000 additional troops, including hundreds of Special Operations forces, could […]

Tragedies Of The Mediterranean Sea

In the past few years, thousands of people from Libya have attempted to cross the treacherous Mediterranean Sea to escape poverty, war, and persecution in their homelands. Flavio Di Giacomo, International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman quoted, “most migrants leaving Libya came from Guinea, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, and Bangladesh.” These […]