Geopolitics

Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 20 Jul , 2017

Consistency has never been a virtue for the Communist rulers of China in settling their border disputes with the neigbours. They have used different principles for different countries. And this...

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Iran-Pakistan Relations – turbulent times

Iran-Pakistan Relations – turbulent times

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2017

The Iran-Pakistan relations face turbulent times, the major reason being the same as in India-Pakistan and Afghanistan-Pakistan relations; Pakistan sponsored terrorism.  In May this year, Iran...

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China: Threat or Challenge?

China: Threat or Challenge?

By: Lt Gen JS Bajwa | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 17 Jul , 2017

China’s sustained double digit economic growth over three decades transformed China. It has lifted 700 million Chinese people out poverty – an unparalleled feat in human history. Its economic...

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India’s Strategic Culture: Need for Change

India’s Strategic Culture: Need for Change

By: Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jul , 2017

Alexander of Greece, the Scythians, Genghis Khan, Mahmud Ghazni (17 times), Mohammed Ghori, Timur the Lame and the Mughals, among others, all invaded India through the Khyber Pass. Less than 400...

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Third Country Threat in Kashmir – More Chinese Subterfuge

Third Country Threat in Kashmir – More Chinese Subterfuge

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

The dirty mind games of the Communist Party of China (CPC) continue unabated, especially through one of its slimy mouthpieces ‘Global Times’, be it through editorials or articles. The...

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Are Nuclear Weapons Losing their Sheen of Strategic Deterrence?

Are Nuclear Weapons Losing their Sheen of Strategic Deterrence?

By: Lt Gen JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 32.2 Apr-Jun 2017 | Date: 12 Jul , 2017

“A process of interacting expectations with additional motive for attack being produced by successive cycles of ‘He thinks we think he thinks we think… He thinks we think he will attack; so...

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The Mask of Xi Jinping

The Mask of Xi Jinping

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

There is considerable enthusiasm over the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the informal BRICS meeting on the sidelines of the recent G-20...

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Spare no weapon if Doklam poses existential crisis

Spare no weapon if Doklam poses existential crisis

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jul , 2017

Is the Doklam faceoff, India’s Cuban crisis moment? The recent statement by a Chinese expert that if India has the right to interfere on behalf of Bhutan in the Chumbi Valley, China accordingly...

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