Articles in Geopolitics

Pakistan: Fault Lines

Pakistan: Fault Lines

By: Anand K Verma | Issue: Vol 27.3 Jul-Sep 2012 | Date: 29 Sep , 2012

A reality deficit of staggering proportions now stands generated in Pakistan which, even while promoting a culture of militarism and religious bigotry, erodes the foundation on which democracy can...

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China’s world view: What India needs to know -I

China’s world view: What India needs to know -I

By: Shyam Saran | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 19 Sep , 2012

Much of what I will say is drawn from my own experience of China, an abiding fascination with its unique civilization and a deep respect for its philosophical and cultural heritage. My...

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Securing India’s Energy Needs

Securing India’s Energy Needs

By: Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal | Issue: Vol 22.3 Jul-Sep 2007 | Date: 17 Sep , 2012

For India’s economic growth to sustain at eight per cent plus per annum, its energy supply must increase at more than six per cent per annum over 30 to 40 years’ time frame. As India is...

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Nuclear Deal versus Nuclear Capability

Nuclear Deal versus Nuclear Capability

By: Lt Gen Vinay Shankar | Issue: Vol 22.1 Jan - Mar 2007 | Date: 16 Sep , 2012

The proclaimed benefits of the Indo-US nuclear deal are unexceptionable. Firstly, we would become eligible to receive nuclear fuel from the Nuclear Suppliers Group. This would enable us to build...

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US-Pakistan: The Drone Attacks

US-Pakistan: The Drone Attacks

By: Ramtanu Maitra | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 16 Sep , 2012

Since 2004, the United States has made hundreds of attacks on targets in northwest Pakistan using drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) controlled by the CIA’s Special Activities Division. Some...

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Line of Actual Control or Contention?

Line of Actual Control or Contention?

By: Bhashyam Kasturi | Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 14 Sep , 2012

India has three important lessons to learn from the recent war hysteria created in the media about Chinese incursions across the Line of Actual Control at several points. These reported incidents...

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Arab Spring: A Mirage

Arab Spring: A Mirage

By: Nilofar Suhrawardy | Issue: Courtesy: Aakrosh | Date: 14 Sep , 2012

The so-called Arab Spring is proving to be a strong litmus test for diplomacy and democracy at several levels, bilateral, regional, multinational, economic and that which bears features of...

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China’s Maritime Thrust in Africa

China’s Maritime Thrust in Africa

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Vol 24.2 Apr-Jun 2009 | Date: 13 Sep , 2012

Call it China’s new military diplomacy or birth traits of its emerging naval strategy, a Chinese naval fleet arrived in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia on 6 January, 2009 to carry out the first...

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