Geopolitics

Is China-Myanmar Economic Corridor turning out to be another CPEC for India?

Is China-Myanmar Economic Corridor turning out to be another CPEC for India?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jan , 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Myanmar on January 18, 2020 at a time when it was struggling global criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority. It is learnt that the two...

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De-radicalization: Chief of Defence Staff Hit the Bull’s Eye

De-radicalization: Chief of Defence Staff Hit the Bull’s Eye

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jan , 2020

Gen Bipin Rawat, first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India, in a function ‘Raisina Dialogue’, expressed his anguish over the radicalization in the country, which has not spared even 10 to...

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India must help defuse Iran-US tension

India must help defuse Iran-US tension

By: K.N. Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jan , 2020

After some select Asian countries, China, India, and Pakistan achieved nuclear capability, its impact on regional strategy was obvious. Even repercussions of the neo-proliferation possibility had...

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Air-Sea Doctrine

Air-Sea Doctrine

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2020

Marshal Lin Piao, a probable successor to Mao, had said prophetic words in the context of Indian Ocean in early 60s. He said, I quote “INDIAN OCEAN IS NOT INDIA’s OCEAN” unquote. We as a...

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The Indian Republic under Siege – Termites Crawling out of the Woodwork

The Indian Republic under Siege – Termites Crawling out of the Woodwork

By: Jay Bhattacharjee | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jan , 2020

  The last few weeks have been incendiary (both literally and figuratively) for our country. For almost every day during this period, our country which is young in the narrow political...

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Elevating India-Brazil Relations will benefit both

Elevating India-Brazil Relations will benefit both

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2020

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro will be the Chief Guest at Republic Day celebrations in January 2020. He had accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation for the occasion when they...

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Japan’s take on the escalating US-Iran tensions

Japan’s take on the escalating US-Iran tensions

By: Simran Walia | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jan , 2020

Japan, the world’s third largest economy is yet again in a great dilemma to balance its relations with the US and Iran, owing to the assassination of the Iranian leader Qassem Suleimani on...

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America’s Subcontinental Priority

America’s Subcontinental Priority

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jan , 2020

Citing a leaked letter of Pakistan’s foreign ministry, Asian Lite has reported that some 14 members of Pakistani military were killed recently by Baloch militants based in Iran and that this...

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BRICS must define the scope of the Upcoming War

BRICS must define the scope of the Upcoming War

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jan , 2020

Assassination of Qasem Soleimani [the head of Iran's elite Quds military force] under direct orders from the President of the United States is likely to further escalate into a military conflict...

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Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jan , 2020

2020 is an election year in the USA. President Donald Trump is trying for a second term. The American public will definitely review his performance before giving him a second chance. As far as...

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CAA: Pakistan and China engineered the protests

CAA: Pakistan and China engineered the protests

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jan , 2020

Irena Akbar in her article ‘Why I protest as a Muslim’ in the Indian Express dated 03-January-2020 wrote: “I did not protest just against the legislation (CAA) … it was a protest against...

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The ‘No Holds Barred’ US-Iran Confrontation is Multi-Dimensional

The ‘No Holds Barred’ US-Iran Confrontation is Multi-Dimensional

By: VBN Ram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jan , 2020

 The extra-judicial, political killing on Jan 3, 2020 of Iran’s IRGC Quds Force military commander and strategist Gen. Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike which targeted a convoy of vehicles...

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Dissection of Pak’s frustration

Dissection of Pak’s frustration

By: K.N. Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jan , 2020

Imran messaged his debut as Pak PM with India-Pak peace rhetoric. Pak army imagined that with a former popular cricketer as the show boy, it can repair its terror-daubed image and pass for a...

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India’s Scramble for the African Arms Market

India’s Scramble for the African Arms Market

By: Arman Sidhu | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jan , 2020

Amid the intensification of insurgency, civil war, and ethnic conflict throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, as well as through the conflict-ridden Sahelregion, the prospect for arms sales on...

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Bio-warfare Attack Scenario on India – What should be our response?

Bio-warfare Attack Scenario on India – What should be our response?

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jan , 2020

Cyber and Biological warfare are potentially the most dangerous forms that have emerged as these have the important aspect of deniability built into their mechanisms. Ability to deny or obfuscate...

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Balochistan: An oppressed Nation that needs international support

Balochistan: An oppressed Nation that needs international support

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Dec , 2019

Balochistan, the most restive province of Pakistan, has entered into a new era of violence and dissent. Inputs of atrocities being committed on innocent civilians by the Pakistan Army and its...

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Monitoring the Indian Ocean

Monitoring the Indian Ocean

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Dec , 2019

Ahead of Navy Day , Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on December 3 that there were seven to eight Chinese warships present in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) at any given time and the...

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Can Quad be Effective against Incremental Encroachment of China in...

Can Quad be Effective against Incremental Encroachment of China in...

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Dec , 2019

•  Chinese adventurism in South China Sea and expeditionary design in Indo-Pacific is a global concern. •  Quad being looked at as one of the instruments for ensuring free and open,...

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Balochistan’s Tragedy: Human Rights Violations No One Cares About!

Balochistan’s Tragedy: Human Rights Violations No One Cares About!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Dec , 2019

On December 9, Pakistani security forces set free four Balochi women whom they had picked up from their homes in Awaran district on November 30. But the real reason behind this release wasn’t a...

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Indo-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue at Washington DC

Indo-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue at Washington DC

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2019

The ministerial level Indo-US 2+2 Dialogue was held in Washington DC for the first time on December 20, 2019, the inaugural one having been held at New Delhi during 2018. The present dialogue saw...

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