Geopolitics

How to check China

How to check China

By: Dr Amarjit Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Aug , 2017

China is apparently acting out a role as a regional bully: it stakes claims to large tracts of Indian territory; contests ownership of the Spratly isles with the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan,...

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Stand-Off at Tri-Junction: China Indulging in Psychological Warfare

Stand-Off at Tri-Junction: China Indulging in Psychological Warfare

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2017

In the first week of June 2017, China had bulldozed an old bunker of the Indian army at Doka La south of the tri-junction of India, Tibet and Bhutan in Sikkim. The Indian army had refused to...

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Was Tahrir Square Revolution a Failed Effort in Applying Nonviolence?

Was Tahrir Square Revolution a Failed Effort in Applying Nonviolence?

By: Dr Krishna S Dhir, PhD | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jul , 2017

Although Islamic groups do not hold a monopoly on violence, the prevailing trends are such that many in the West, and also in the East, now conflate Islamic traditions with a propensity for...

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Middle East Boils Over Qatar

Middle East Boils Over Qatar

By: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2017

The Middle East has never been a picture of stability, much to the chagrin and worry of the world. The region, however, has had some semblance of order for the last seven to eight decades or so...

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Leveraged Transactional Diplomacy (LTD) can resolve the Doklam Stand off

Leveraged Transactional Diplomacy (LTD) can resolve the Doklam Stand off

By: VBN Ram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jul , 2017

There is no gainsaying, that in modern warfare, a military confrontation between two militarily unequal nations, does not always result in the defeat of the weaker nation, though, in all...

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