Geopolitics

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Date: 23 Nov , 2017

‘Trumpism’ is the new bulwark in contemporary white America meant to stem the flow of ethnic diversity and cultural pluralism and its intentions are clear ; to deliver the United States back...

More

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

By: Sumit Walia | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Nov , 2017

The Doklam standoff between India and China kept the Indian strategic community busy for almost three months. There were few statements form the US Congress/Senate, Trump administration & US...

More

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Peace & Stability in the Region & Maritime...

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Peace & Stability in the Region & Maritime...

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva | Date: 20 Nov , 2017

On November 13, the heads of states of Southeast Asian nations gathered for the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila under the chairmanship of the Philippines. This year, the summit’s theme is...

More

American Deep State: Two-Timing Trump?

American Deep State: Two-Timing Trump?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Nov , 2017

The meeting and brief conversation between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the recent APEC meeting at Manila was watched world over with great interest....

More

The Faux Pas of Army Building Foot Over Bridges – and beyond

The Faux Pas of Army Building Foot Over Bridges – and beyond

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Nov , 2017

Much has been written about the Army being employed to construct three foot over bridges (FoB) including replacing the one linking the Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban stations in Mumbai. 22...

More

Prospects of Constitutional Reform after Japan’s Snap Elections

Prospects of Constitutional Reform after Japan’s Snap Elections

By: Supriya Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Nov , 2017

The serious nuclear and missile threats posed by North Korea to Japan have created compelling reasons for Japan to reconsider and revise Japan’s pacifist constitution. The most debated...

More

India-China rivalry hurts South Asia’s growth

India-China rivalry hurts South Asia’s growth

By: B.Z. Khasru | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Nov , 2017

India and China, in their contest to establish dominance over South Asia, are creating a hostile environment in the region, and, as a fallout, crimping economic prospects of their smaller...

More

How Worrisome is PLAAF Presence in Tibet?

How Worrisome is PLAAF Presence in Tibet?

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 32.2 Apr-Jun 2017 | Date: 01 Nov , 2017

The threat of co-ordinated action by China and Pakistan is a distinct possibility and, under such a scenario, the IAF would have to spread its assets on two fronts; that would render the PLAAF...

More

Embrace the Future of Kashmir

Embrace the Future of Kashmir

By: Lt Gen Subrata Saha | Issue: Vol. 32.3 Jul-Sep 2017 | Date: 31 Oct , 2017

In the present circumstances, where vicious propaganda is clouding and vitiating young minds, the nation, as the Prime Minister says, needs to embrace the people, help the youth to get their...

More

Balancing Politics and Power: Prognosis of China’s Military Build-Up

Balancing Politics and Power: Prognosis of China’s Military Build-Up

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee | Issue: Vol. 32.3 Jul-Sep 2017 | Date: 29 Oct , 2017

So far we have attributed the PRC’s military build-up to its likelihood of turning into a regional tormentor. Indeed, it is wise to be circumspect. Besides, in the entire pan Asian region,...

More

Should India work with the United States to stabilise Afghanistan?

Should India work with the United States to stabilise Afghanistan?

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Oct , 2017

It is a rare coincidence that on October 24 soon after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani concluded his “one-day working visit” to Indian capital, the United States Secretary of State Rex...

More

Pakistan’s Fake Hostage Rescue Exposed

Pakistan’s Fake Hostage Rescue Exposed

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Oct , 2017

It can well be surmised that the recent marathon nine hour conference that Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistani army chief had with his corps commanders included plans how to continue befooling the US;...

More

Doklam has set a benchmark for Sino-India relations for the future

Doklam has set a benchmark for Sino-India relations for the future

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Oct , 2017

The Doklam stand-off between India and China, which lasted for 72 days, and which took place in a remote area of the forbidden heights of eastern Himalayas, is symbolic of the continued lack of...

More

The Wounded Lion in Dragon’s ‘Peaceful Rise’

The Wounded Lion in Dragon’s ‘Peaceful Rise’

By: S Rajasimman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Oct , 2017

  As defense and strategıc analyst ın Indıa and China begın to present theır post-crisis analysıs on the recent near-sımultaneous wıthdrawal of troops along the trı-junctıon between...

More

Rise of China: An Enigma

Rise of China: An Enigma

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Oct , 2017

Arnold J. Toynbee, a doyen of historian, in his multi volume magnum opus ‘Studies in World History’ had predicted rise of China and India and the challenge it will pose to the West dominated...

More

Balochistan needs help, India must respond

Balochistan needs help, India must respond

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Oct , 2017

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

More

Nepal on the Brink of Red Takeover

Nepal on the Brink of Red Takeover

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2017

In a country that was not long ago a Hindu monarchy, reds of all shades have decided to converge and dissolve into one single entity. The CPN (UML), the CPN (Maoists) and the splinter group of...

More

China’s Airborne Capability – Honed and Ready

China’s Airborne Capability – Honed and Ready

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Oct , 2017

Since the reorganization of the PLA was ordered in January 2016, there was not much news about China’s Airborne Corps albeit it was appreciated China will continue to maintain its airborne...

More

General’s Intelligence Vs Artificial Intelligence – Can Military...

General’s Intelligence Vs Artificial Intelligence – Can Military...

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2017

(Around late 1997 after Kasparovs loss, Dr. N.K.Jaiswal, ex- Director ISSA, DRDO, proposed that we should write an article on when war will be conducted by computers instead of Generals. We could...

More

Assessing ASEAN’s “Non-interference” principle: A lost cause for...

Assessing ASEAN’s “Non-interference” principle: A lost cause for...

By: Anant Mishra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Oct , 2017

Introduction One of the principle fundamentals of ASEAN is its “non-interference” principle which plays a key role in its extensive interaction with member countries. The principle is...

More

1 2 3 4 51