Articles in Geopolitics

Ideology for Iran: Pahlavis’ Iranian Nationalism versus Ayatollahs’...

Ideology for Iran: Pahlavis’ Iranian Nationalism versus Ayatollahs’...

By: Arunansh B. Goswami | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Apr , 2024

Moving through the streets of Cairo, one notices a profoundly rich history, bearing influences of centuries of migrations and assimilations of diverse ethnicities in this cosmopolitan metropolis....

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China's latest Military Buildup in Tibet: China’s Provocation does not end...

China's latest Military Buildup in Tibet: China’s Provocation does not end...

By: Tenzin Younten | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Apr , 2024

Introduction Amidst the thawing snows and the onset of spring in the Himalayan Border Region, the possibility of a military confrontation between India and China looms ominously. Since March,...

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The NATO Story

The NATO Story

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Apr , 2024

NATO is celebrating its 75th anniversary of its inception this year. NATO signed the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949 in Washington DC; a collective security system in which independent member...

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Pakistan’s Security Quandary: Juxtaposed activities of TTP, Taliban and...

Pakistan’s Security Quandary: Juxtaposed activities of TTP, Taliban and...

By: Aparna Rawal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Apr , 2024

With the drastically evolving militant landscape of Pakistan, several small militant groups have begun to emerge. Operating in the shadows, they are proving to be highly efficient in their attacks...

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Ladakh: An Insurgency in the Making

Ladakh: An Insurgency in the Making

By: Dr. Shambhavi Mishra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Apr , 2024

Overview Ladakh is strategically located at the crossroads of Central, East and South Asia with a vast tourism potential. Fertile valleys and river basins offer huge opportunities for...

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Pacific Power Play: US-Led Alliances, India, and China’s Strategic Moves

Pacific Power Play: US-Led Alliances, India, and China’s Strategic Moves

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Apr , 2024

The China challenge goes far beyond the western Pacific. The strengthened US-led alliances in the western Pacific have their more security-oriented deterrent role, while the Quad, with India in...

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Changing Indian Exceptionalism: Global and Regional Implications

Changing Indian Exceptionalism: Global and Regional Implications

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Apr , 2024

In the current election season, the issue of India gifting the Kachchatheevu is land to Sri Lanka in 1974, has been raised as a poll issue by one party. Along with this ‘gift’, many Indians...

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The China-US Equation

The China-US Equation

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Apr , 2024

The news about the telephonic conversation between the POTUS Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 2, 2024, makes for interesting reading. Who wanted this discussion is not...

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Surviving its Own Game Play: Rise in Anti Pak Insurgencies- The BLA and others

Surviving its Own Game Play: Rise in Anti Pak Insurgencies- The BLA and others

By: Aparna Rawal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Apr , 2024

On 26th March 2024, the Balochistan Liberation Army’s (BLA’s) Majeed Brigade attacked PNS Siddique, which is the second largest Naval base in Pakistan after the PNS Mehran. PNS Siddique is...

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For a few Dollars more:The Story of Sri Lankan ex-servicemen in...

For a few Dollars more:The Story of Sri Lankan ex-servicemen in...

By: Dr Punsara Amarasinghe | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Apr , 2024

The history of the mercenaries is as old as the history of the war itself. From Carthaginians to the British many nations relied on mercenary soldiers to make the decisive outcomes in the war...

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Ukraine has turned into paradise of drug lords and gangsters

Ukraine has turned into paradise of drug lords and gangsters

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Apr , 2024

Though for the past few decades, Ukraine had been considered as paradise by drug lords and gangsters, with illicit substances flowing to and from many countries including Afghanistan, in the...

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Security of CPEC: What Next?

Security of CPEC: What Next?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Apr , 2024

Targeting Chinese Nationals Plagued by recurring security issues, Beijing’s  more than a decade old  ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor [CPEC] project suffered yet another setback last...

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Maldives’ Maladies

Maldives’ Maladies

By: Col R Hariharan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Apr , 2024

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, who got elected flaunting his “India out” credentials, surprised everyone last week by saying India will continue to remain his country’s closest ally. In...

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India emerges as a major U.S. Training partner to frustrate ‘hostile’ China

India emerges as a major U.S. Training partner to frustrate ‘hostile’ China

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Apr , 2024

The United States of America is conducting a large number of military exercises with its allies as well as partners including India to restrain China by controlling Indo-Pacific region. It also...

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Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999 

Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999 

By: Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirovic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Apr , 2024

Twenty-five years commemoration of NATO’s military intervention against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (the FRY) in March−June 1999 once again opened the question of the Western foundation...

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Dalai Lama's arrival in Tawang: 65 years on, India-China ties remain complex...

Dalai Lama's arrival in Tawang: 65 years on, India-China ties remain complex...

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 01 Apr , 2024

The Dalai Lama’s escape to Tawang in 1959 not only marked a significant turning point in India-China relations but also highlighted the enduring struggle for Tibetan autonomy amid shifting...

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Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Mar , 2024

March 22 has been a sad day for the Russians as well as nations and individuals with conscience throughout the world as a massive venue namely Crocus City Hall in the city of Krasnogorsk on the...

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Weapon of mass distraction: Is the West scapegoating Islamic State over...

Weapon of mass distraction: Is the West scapegoating Islamic State over...

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Mar , 2024

ISIS claiming responsibility for the massacre doesn’t end matters, while Washington and Kiev’s reactions raise even more doubts It is baffling why the powers that be, instead of trying to...

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The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

By: Ravi Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Mar , 2024

The continued expansion of NATO has led to the alliance reaching almost thrice of its original self. Sweden as the latest member to add to the tally, is being seen as a prize catch by Brussels....

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Pakistan’s Polity and the ‘Serenity Prayer’

Pakistan’s Polity and the ‘Serenity Prayer’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2024

The serenity prayer implores God to give a supplicant the serenity to accept things that can’t be changed, the courage to change things that can be changed, and most importantly, the wisdom to...

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