Geopolitics

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...

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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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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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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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Afghan National Army or Afghan National Authority? Why and What Happened?

Afghan National Army or Afghan National Authority? Why and What Happened?

By: Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Apr , 2022

Internal Disruptions of the Afghan National Army Despite the unfounded confidence of the majority of Afghanistan people in the capabilities of the Afghan National Army, the collapse and what...

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Change of Guard in Islamabad

Change of Guard in Islamabad

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Apr , 2022

Shehbaz Sharif is the new Prime Minister of Pakistan; elected unopposed on April 11 after the political drama over the past week. His mother’s family originally was from Pulwama in J&K. His...

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China is not (Richard Haas’s borrowed terminology) ten feet tall

China is not (Richard Haas’s borrowed terminology) ten feet tall

By: Kazi Anwarul Masud | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Apr , 2022

Decades back when the US reigned supreme in the aftermath of the Second World War, dictating the political, moral and economic character that the world, many parts were yet under colonial rule,...

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India in a Turbulent World

India in a Turbulent World

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Apr , 2022

  The pointless Russian invasion and the images of wanton destruction in Ukraine have been dominating the world stage for last several weeks. Most of us have been unable to understand the current...

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India indeed is a world power

India indeed is a world power

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Apr , 2022

Imran has publicly stated his admiration for India's strategic autonomy and independent foreign policy. It is rare that an enemy country pays such compliments having strategic and security...

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Quad, AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific

Quad, AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Apr , 2022

On March 28, 2022, the POTUS Joe Biden announced, “In the Indo-Pacific, America is strengthening its role and expanding its cooperation with longtime allies and partners, including new...

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People’s Liberation Army Navy: A Review

People’s Liberation Army Navy: A Review

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 07 Apr , 2022

Need for a Maritime Force Towards the end of the 20th century, China that over the centuries, barring limited periods, had been a nation with a continental outlook started increasingly looking at...

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Global Reset: Post Russia-Ukraine War

Global Reset: Post Russia-Ukraine War

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Apr , 2022

Any war, regional and/or global invariably is followed by peace, however unstable/uneasy it might be. Russia-Ukraine war will be no exception. A peep into the history post 2nd World War...

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Imran’s exit will have no Implications on India

Imran’s exit will have no Implications on India

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

The street power of political parties including radical Islamist ones like the JuH (F) is in full display in Pakistan. It is indeed a glimpse of political dynamics in Pakistan. Imran should not...

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Chinese Roulette: Which way will the Wind Blow?

Chinese Roulette: Which way will the Wind Blow?

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 01 Apr , 2022

The 2022 campaigning season along the Sino-Indian Line of Actual Control (LAC) opens up in just a matter of months. By all reckoning, the situation is likely to continue remaining extremely...

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Did India ‘Misread’ Chinese Foreign Minister’s one-day Stopover in the...

Did India ‘Misread’ Chinese Foreign Minister’s one-day Stopover in the...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Mar , 2022

“Welcoming the unwelcome” is how a TV news channel headlined the 24-hour stopover by China’s foreign minister in the Indian capital last Thursday-Friday. While the Indian foreign minister...

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Silver Fox Sniffing South Asia

Silver Fox Sniffing South Asia

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Mar , 2022

After another massive virus outbreak in China, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi (called ‘silver fox’ in China) ventured out to visit South Asian countries. The Chinese media talked about his...

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China & India Conflict has it’s Roots in Differing Perception of World...

China & India Conflict has it’s Roots in Differing Perception of World...

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Mar , 2022

  Modern day China is based on the fundamentals created by Mao Zedong, also known as Chairman Mao. He was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was the founder of the People's Republic of China...

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