Articles in Geopolitics

Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we...

Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we...

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2022

The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be held in Beijing in November this year. About 2,300 delegates, representing an estimated 90 million members, will meet in the...

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Indo-Sino geopolitical strategies in Sri Lanka through the lenses of Buddhism

Indo-Sino geopolitical strategies in Sri Lanka through the lenses of Buddhism

By: Punsara Amarasinghe | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2022

When Mackinder coined the phrase “Heartland Theory” in 1904, the importance of Sri Lanka as a strategic location was not widely recognized by the European powers. However, today the gravity of...

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Is the Presence of ISIS in Afghanistan an Objective Fact or a Western...

Is the Presence of ISIS in Afghanistan an Objective Fact or a Western...

By: Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2022

People’s Hatred of ISIS in Afghanistan Today’s analysis, forecasts, and surveys in Afghanistan also confirm that the emergence of the phenomenon of ISIL in this country is a program of foreign...

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Intense Tactical Battle Area

Intense Tactical Battle Area

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 May , 2022

From many military lessons which ongoing Russo-Ukraine war can offer for study, perhaps the most noticeable is the increased range, accuracy, lethality and sophistication of the weaponry being...

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Taliban on the Verge of an Inhouse Fight

Taliban on the Verge of an Inhouse Fight

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2022

The Taliban now has firm control over Afghanistan. At this point in time, the Taliban have no opponents capable of undermining their positions in terms of military, political, or even economic...

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Killing Russia and NATO’s Global Role

Killing Russia and NATO’s Global Role

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2022

The two ongoing large-scale NATO exercises ‘Defender Europe 2022’ and ‘Swift Response 2022’ (May 1-27) in Poland, with 18,000 troops participating including seven thousand already in situ,...

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Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May , 2022

Two recent incidents are reflective of the growing jihadi and insurgent role of women in Pakistan. On 26 April a Baloch lady teacher turned into a human bomb and killed three Chinese and a...

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Russia-Ukraine Crisis: China’s Leaders Look for ‘Opportunity’ amid...

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: China’s Leaders Look for ‘Opportunity’ amid...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Apr , 2022

George W. Bush administration had to abandon China “encirclement” policy when the terror struck in New York. For the ensuing twenty years the US was chasing Islamic militants. The period...

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Military – Civil Fusion Strategy of China

Military – Civil Fusion Strategy of China

By: NP Singh | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 27 Apr , 2022

“The ideas, decisions and plans of military and civilian integration must be fully implemented in all fields of national economic and defence construction and in the whole processes. The...

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Western Oomph over Ukraine is Leaking

Western Oomph over Ukraine is Leaking

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Apr , 2022

The cautious admission by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during his visit to India that Russia might win the war in Ukraine is beginning of the western understanding of what was logical from...

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Ukraine War: Essence of a Decision

Ukraine War: Essence of a Decision

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Apr , 2022

In a book of the similar title, Prof. Graham T. Allison has analyzed the American decision-making process during the Cuban Missile Crisis of Oct 1962. He mentions how at a crucial meeting just...

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Pakistan’s Deteriorating Civil-Military Relations

Pakistan’s Deteriorating Civil-Military Relations

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Apr , 2022

With Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa alleging that “hostile forces” are trying to “create wedge between [Pakistan] army and population,” it’s time for the Rawalpindi and Inter...

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India in the Centre Stage of Russia-Ukraine Crisis

India in the Centre Stage of Russia-Ukraine Crisis

By: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Apr , 2022

Connect the Dots Post collapse of Soviet Union in 1991, the US emerged as the sole superpower. Even though Warsaw Pact ceased to exist, but NATO was sought as a security guarantee in the future...

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Contours of Geo Politics Post Russia-Ukraine War

Contours of Geo Politics Post Russia-Ukraine War

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Apr , 2022

In the aftermath of Second World War two NATO and Warsaw Pact ideological alliances emerged each asserting for global dominance and emerged as rival security blocs. The initial motive of NATO was...

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