Articles in Geopolitics

On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Subjective Human Rights Concerns

On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Subjective Human Rights Concerns

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Feb , 2022

The main problem with Pakistan Prime Minister [PM] Imran Khan is his belief that the international community isn’t taking him as seriously as it should. So, it’s but natural that when the...

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Ukraine: Games Nations Play

Ukraine: Games Nations Play

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Jan , 2022

One is reminded of a couple of books published sometime in the mid and late sixties – ‘I am Ok, You are Ok’ by Thomas Anthony Harris and ‘Games People Play’ by Eric Berne.  Harris...

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Ukraine Crisis – Cold War and Beyond

Ukraine Crisis – Cold War and Beyond

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jan , 2022

Rapid developments are taking place in the Ukraine crisis. Addressing a press conference in Kyiv on January 28, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the West not to create panic amid...

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Western support for Russian opposition

Western support for Russian opposition

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jan , 2022

The growing pressure on Russia from Europe every day does not lead to support for street protests and a wave of discontent among Russians, as well as to mass opposition demonstrations, no matter...

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Impending Russian Attack on Ukraine?

Impending Russian Attack on Ukraine?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jan , 2022

World is waiting with bated breath. When will Russian offensive to annex Ukraine commence? Very large number of well informed Military Strategists think that current Russia-Ukraine face off is a...

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Fissures Developing in Sino-Pak Relations?

Fissures Developing in Sino-Pak Relations?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jan , 2022

In his letter to Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang written in May last year to commemorate 70 years of Sino-Pak friendship, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan mentioned how “Our time-tested...

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China Should Know That it’s Investment is not Safe in Balochistan: BNA

China Should Know That it’s Investment is not Safe in Balochistan: BNA

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2022

Two important Baloch armed groups Baloch Republican Army (BRA) and the United Baloch Army (UBA) recently announced their merger and formation of a new “resistance organization,” the Baloch...

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Pakistan: Wages of ‘Keeping Snakes in the Backyard’

Pakistan: Wages of ‘Keeping Snakes in the Backyard’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2022

It was in 2011, when former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had warned Pakistan about the dangers of providing safe sanctuaries and sustenance to terrorists by saying that “you can’t keep...

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Pakistan heading for a fall is all the more dangerous for the world

Pakistan heading for a fall is all the more dangerous for the world

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jan , 2022

A few days back, two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on a police checkpoint in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. In the ensuing fire-fight, an officer was killed, while two policemen...

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Hundred Years of Peace with India: A Non-Starter from the Word Go

Hundred Years of Peace with India: A Non-Starter from the Word Go

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jan , 2022

As expected there was a wave of euphoria amongst the Indian liberal community. They see the Pakistani National Security Policy as a success of all their Track 1.5, Track 2 and the other Umpteen...

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14th Round : Endless Negotiations, ‘Insipid’ Line, Unsettled Border,...

14th Round : Endless Negotiations, ‘Insipid’ Line, Unsettled Border,...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jan , 2022

It can be argued, when Henry McMahon drew an “insipid” line sitting in beautiful surroundings in Simla Office over one hundred years ago, he was only being dutiful in maximizing British...

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Defence reform: Jointness and command and control

Defence reform: Jointness and command and control

By: Ali Ahmed | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jan , 2022

The story of General Rawat’s efforts as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to infuse critical velocity into the military’s jointness process is well known. Empowered by the amendment to the...

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Pakistan’s National Security Policy

Pakistan’s National Security Policy

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jan , 2022

The National Security Policy of Pakistan 2022-2026 is an attempt to deflect from the country’s consistent national security policy (NSP) of TERRORISM. The military which has run Pakistan from...

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India’s Friendship with Afghan People – for a Common Humanity

India’s Friendship with Afghan People – for a Common Humanity

By: Neelapu Shanti | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jan , 2022

“Yaari hai iman mera, yaar meri zindangi”- ardor of Zanjeer movie and amity of Aye Mere Payare Watan- Rabindranath Tagore’s novel ‘Kabuliwala’- reflects the surest anchor in India’s...

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America and the Iran-China Bond

America and the Iran-China Bond

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2022

During the recent visit of the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to China, Chinese Foreign Minister Wan Yi reaffirmed China’s opposition to unilateral sanctions by the US against...

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The 14th Round of Talks in Ladakh:  And the PLA’S Training Mobilisation...

The 14th Round of Talks in Ladakh:  And the PLA’S Training Mobilisation...

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2022

On 4th January 2022, the Chairman of the Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC), Xi Jinping, signed and issued the Training Mobilisation Order (TMO) to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for...

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