Articles in Geopolitics

Why US Strategy in Afghanistan Failed Against Taliban-Pakistan Nexus?

Why US Strategy in Afghanistan Failed Against Taliban-Pakistan Nexus?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2021

Backdrop  As Taliban, captures two provincial capitals, UN envoy has reported to UNSC about Afghan war entering deadlier and more destructive phase, with over 1000 civilian casualties.US may have...

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India must counter China's imperial ambitions

India must counter China's imperial ambitions

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 06 Aug , 2021

First published on IDR print Issue Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009. New Delhi cannot afford to sit around while others plot its destruction. Surrounded with sullied strategic environment and the spreading...

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How Article 370 Abrogation Wrecked Pakistan’s Contrived Kashmir Narrative

How Article 370 Abrogation Wrecked Pakistan’s Contrived Kashmir Narrative

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2021

If rhetoric alone was the deciding factor on the issue of Kashmir, then Pakistan would undoubtedly have won its case hands down. Fortunately, things don’t happen that way in real life, something...

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Taliban Surge in Afghanistan: Calibrating Indian Response

Taliban Surge in Afghanistan: Calibrating Indian Response

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2021

The US draw down from Afghanistan has opened up political space for grabs resulting in unprecedented violence by Taliban to seize power. They are obviously not confident of their popularity to...

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China in Nuclear Arms Control Treaty

China in Nuclear Arms Control Treaty

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Aug , 2021

On 28 July 21, most leading newspapers in the world published the news of Federation of American Scientists, stating that China is building a second field of nuclear silos for launching nuclear...

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Anthony Blinken’s Visit – and future Indo-US trajectory?

Anthony Blinken’s Visit – and future Indo-US trajectory?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Aug , 2021

US Secretary of State Anthony J Blinken arrived on his maiden two-day visit to India on July 27. Concurrently, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price stated that: America is excited to expand...

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The Age of China in Africa

The Age of China in Africa

By: admin | Date: 29 Jul , 2021

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Chinese- Checkers in Maldives

Chinese- Checkers in Maldives

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2021

Certain events in Maldives since May 2021 are significant for India-Maldives relations. On May 6, an assassination attempt was made against Mohamed Nasheed, current speaker of Maldives Parliament...

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Taliban’s Second Coming Implications for J&K

Taliban’s Second Coming Implications for J&K

By: Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh (Retd) | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 28 Jul , 2021

If there was any doubt about the ground surge of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the US Chairperson of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, has confirmed that the, ‘Strategic momentum...

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Maldives and Indian Relationship Crisis

Maldives and Indian Relationship Crisis

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jul , 2021

Maldives and India are having a relationship crisis due to recurring articles and social media posts attacking the dignity of the Indian High Commission office in the Maldives. The Indian High...

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National Mobilizations Will Push Back Taliban: General Ata Mohammad Noor

National Mobilizations Will Push Back Taliban: General Ata Mohammad Noor

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jul , 2021

General Ata Mohammad Noor, Leader of Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan and the Former Governor of Balkh Province have been the most important strongman and commander in North Afghanistan. Currently,...

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Democratic Quad versus China Quad

Democratic Quad versus China Quad

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2021

PLA centenary celebration has generated over-confidence in the Peoples’ Republic of China. Together with that, President Xi’s aggressive tone does not reflect a conciliatory mood towards her...

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Xi in Central and Southern Tibet

Xi in Central and Southern Tibet

By: admin | Date: 25 Jul , 2021

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Now, Taliban controls Pakistan

Now, Taliban controls Pakistan

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 22 Jul , 2021

Imran Khan in an interview with the New York Times, stated, ‘Given that the US gave a date of withdrawal, from then onward, our leverage diminished on the Taliban. And the reason is that the...

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Afghanistan: A Way Ahead

Afghanistan: A Way Ahead

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2021

Pakistan is sitting pretty looking at the crumbling of Ashraf Ghani’s government in Afghanistan. All the terrorists’ groups nurtured and trained in Pakistan against various countries like...

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Rebranding of terrorists in Syria

Rebranding of terrorists in Syria

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2021

Just a few months since Joe Biden’s election, US idea of terrorism has radically changed. With the media having spared no effort making people believe that the real terrorists are indeed the...

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