Articles in Geopolitics

The Taliban Occupation of Afghanistan: Impact on India

The Taliban Occupation of Afghanistan: Impact on India

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Aug , 2021

The swift and relatively unopposed takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, in a matter of just days and not months as expected,has caught the United States and its Allies,as well as the...

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Fighting like Taliban

Fighting like Taliban

By: admin | Date: 20 Aug , 2021

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Afghanistan Under the Taliban

Afghanistan Under the Taliban

By: admin | Date: 20 Aug , 2021

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Afghanistan: Wasted Lives

Afghanistan: Wasted Lives

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2021

“The military don’t start wars. Politicians start wars.”– Gen William Westmoreland, US Army Chief [1968-72] Kabul falls The speed with which Taliban managed to seize control in Afghanistan...

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Why Afghan Forces Melted So Quickly?

Why Afghan Forces Melted So Quickly?

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2021

The Taliban now control almost the whole of Afghanistan including the capital city, Kabul, almost two decades since they were driven out by US troops. It was widely expected that after the United...

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Exclusive UNSC Meet on Maritime Security

Exclusive UNSC Meet on Maritime Security

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2021

On January 1, 2021, India joined the 15-nation United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the term 2021-2022 as non-permanent member along with some other nations. This is the eighth time that...

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Afghanistan: Post-American Future in the Region

Afghanistan: Post-American Future in the Region

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2021

The fall of Ashraf Ghani regime in Kabul and the return of Taliban to power is a triumph for Pakistan’s Afghan policy. Thirty per cent of Taliban fighting force comprised Pakistani regulars or...

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Delimitation process J&K requires a Mature and Sensitive Approach

Delimitation process J&K requires a Mature and Sensitive Approach

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2021

On March 6, 2020, the Union government set up a Delimitation Commission headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge, Ranjana Prakash Desai. Among its many responsibilities was the mandate to carry out...

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A long way to go in Ladakh

A long way to go in Ladakh

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 12 Aug , 2021

Over the weekend, a Government press release stated that disengagement has taken place in Gogra Post, where the troops were deployed in platoon strength approximately 500 meters apart. As per the...

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China in Afghanistan

China in Afghanistan

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Aug , 2021

On August 6, Dai Bing, charge d’affaires of China’s permanent mission to the United Nations called on the international community to carry forward the Afghan peace process by preventing all-out...

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China’s Global Offensive or ‘Chinese’ Global Theatrics?

China’s Global Offensive or ‘Chinese’ Global Theatrics?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2021

Geo-strategic scenario has undergone unimaginable transformation from what existed as of 31st December, 2019. Evolution of new and/or more destructive weapons have not brought about this change....

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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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