Articles in Geopolitics

Ukraine War Crisis and Geopolitics

Ukraine War Crisis and Geopolitics

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Mar , 2022

Beijing’s Lesson from Russia-Ukraine War: Don’t Ever Let NATO-like Organization Come up Near China An explicitly anti-communist alliance created at the dawn of the Cold War, NATO evolved into...

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Pakistan’s Self-Destructive ‘Reality Denial’ Obsession

Pakistan’s Self-Destructive ‘Reality Denial’ Obsession

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Mar , 2022

The tendency of a government to shirk responsibility by blaming others for its own failures may calm the frayed nerves of those at the helm of affairs by giving them the feeling that ‘all is...

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The first casualty of war: Information

The first casualty of war: Information

By: Harsh Behere | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Mar , 2022

“They lie in the office but beat them in the field” – Suvorov. As a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine, one gets the impression that Russian, and even more so Soviet-styled, Information warfare...

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Decoding Global Implications of Escalation Dynamics of Conflict in Ukraine...

Decoding Global Implications of Escalation Dynamics of Conflict in Ukraine...

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Mar , 2022

The cold war 1.0 may have been declared to be over with disintegration of USSR, but the NATO – Russian tug of war kept it alive, leading to an avoidable conflict, triggered by ‘Big Power...

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Ukraine Conflict is set to Intensify

Ukraine Conflict is set to Intensify

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Date: 07 Mar , 2022

The only good in the second round of Russia-Ukraine talks is the agreement to create a safe corridor for humanitarian aid. This, along with a safe corridor for foreign nationals to exit Ukraine...

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Russia and the Importance of Black Sea

Russia and the Importance of Black Sea

By: Lt Col JS Sodhi (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Mar , 2022

The quote of the British adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1829 “For whosoever commands the sea commands the trade, whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world,...

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The war is not about Ukraine

The war is not about Ukraine

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Mar , 2022

Is the war in Ukraine about expansion of NATO or about preservation of NATO? Had the 1200 km long, undersea pipeline between Germany and Russia’s Siberia been operationalised, it would have...

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War in Ukraine: Pax Americana was never absolute, now it will exist even less

War in Ukraine: Pax Americana was never absolute, now it will exist even less

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Mar , 2022

Pax Americana would mean peace and order and prosperous stability across the world under America’s hegemony. That never really existed in full and exists even less now. Pax Americana ended...

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Where is China Going?

Where is China Going?

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Mar , 2022

Soon the Games are over. The Emperor of China, Xi Jinping, with his colleagues of the Politburo, had planned a grand show to prove to the world that the Middle Kingdom was one of the two most...

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FATF’s Soft-Pedalling is Emboldening Pakistan

FATF’s Soft-Pedalling is Emboldening Pakistan

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Mar , 2022

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s admission that “when you talk about militant groups, we still have about 30,000-40,000-armed people who have been trained and fought in some part of...

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Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Limits of Military Power

Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Limits of Military Power

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Mar , 2022

On the ‘WhatsApp University’ in India, some time back a ‘fauji’ (in Hindi anything related to the military) article was in circulation that compared the national level mourning on death...

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India's Diplomatic Bharatnatyam

India's Diplomatic Bharatnatyam

By: Harsh Behere | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Mar , 2022

“A nation has security when it does not have to sacrifice its legitimate definitions interests to avoid war, and is able, if challenged, to maintain them by war.” ~ Walter Lippmann While the...

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Fake News and Ukrainian Crisis 

Fake News and Ukrainian Crisis 

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Feb , 2022

“The same pilot who shot down six Russian warplanes, he was nicknamed the ‘Ghost of Kiev”. “A column of scorched Russian equipment near Konotop”. “Snake Island recaptured”. Such...

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The Ukraine Crisis

The Ukraine Crisis

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Feb , 2022

The Ukraine crisis reflects the West’s failure to establish durable structures of peace and security in Europe after the end of the Cold War and the demise of the Soviet Union. The Cold War...

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Six Wars China is sure to Fight in the Next 50 Years

Six Wars China is sure to Fight in the Next 50 Years

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Feb , 2022

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media On July 8, 2013, the pro-PRC Chinese-language newspaper, Wenweipo, published an article titled...

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The First Casualty: Suppression of Ukraine’s Air Defences

The First Casualty: Suppression of Ukraine’s Air Defences

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Feb , 2022

TASS, the Russian News Agency claimed within hours of the Russian offensive that “Ukrainian border guards are not putting up any resistance to Russian units. The Ukrainian air defenses are...

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Have Big Powers pushed Ukraine to Disaster?

Have Big Powers pushed Ukraine to Disaster?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2022

Backdrop Russia has declared war on Ukraine on 24 February 2022, and is executing a plan meticulously prepared and war-gamed. NATO appears to have over-relied on the potency of its sanctions to...

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The Russian bear is out of its den

The Russian bear is out of its den

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2022

Despite possible sanctions and their hard-hitting economic consequences, the hunted Russian bear has got out of the den and is going after the hunters. Until recently, Russians, Ukrainians, and...

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