Articles in Geopolitics

India’s Foreign Policy: Right Choice of Friends

India’s Foreign Policy: Right Choice of Friends

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Aug , 2012

A new debate has started on the nature of a redefined Indian foreign policy that takes into account the country’s transformed relations with the United States of America. The latter is openly...

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Dealing with Pakistan

Dealing with Pakistan

By: Lt Gen HC Dutta | Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 22 Aug , 2012

The terror attacks of 26/11 on Mumbai have left the nation traumatized. People are angry and confused and are awestruck by the sheer audacity and ferocity of a commando type raid at the very heart...

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The Chinese are coming!

The Chinese are coming!

By: Lt Gen JFR Jacob | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Aug , 2012

The Dragon has emerged from its lair with a vengeance. A senior Indian army officer was denied an official Chinese visa on the grounds that he was commanding in Jammu and Kashmir, a disputed...

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Bangladesh: Let's think smart

Bangladesh: Let's think smart

By: Vikram Sood | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2012

15 August 1975 was the 37th death anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh’s first president. His assassination by army officers in 1975 was followed by years of dictatorial military rule...

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Arab Spring: A Mirage - II

Arab Spring: A Mirage - II

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

Democratic Hype and “Arab Spring” The on-going phase of sociopolitical transformation, ostensibly in the name of democracy, cannot be described even as a partial success in the few Arab...

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The Winnable War!

The Winnable War!

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 23.4 Oct-Dec 2008 | Date: 11 Aug , 2012

The British nearly gave up war in Afghanistan recently and instead wanted dialogue with Al-Qaeda. Washington termed it defeatist and subsequently London rescinded the suggestion. The stalemate in...

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The Chinese Way

The Chinese Way

By: Prof. Priyadarshi Mukherji | Issue: Vol 20.4 Oct-Dec 2005 | Date: 09 Aug , 2012

Just ten days before the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), on 21 September 1949, in his opening address at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People’s Political...

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China Testing India's Nerves

China Testing India's Nerves

By: admin | Date: 08 Aug , 2012

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Afghanistan: Clash of the titans

Afghanistan: Clash of the titans

By: Vikram Sood | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2012

The US-led war against Iraq in 2003 was never really about Saddam Hussein’s nuclear weapons programme or the presence of al-Qaeda in that country. It was about gaining control over Iraq’s oil....

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Pakistan's offensive against the Taliban

Pakistan's offensive against the Taliban

By: Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi | Issue: Vol 24.3 Jul-Sep 2009 | Date: 03 Aug , 2012

The Pakistan Army itself hardly fights. Instead, it directs others to do its bidding! The Pakistani generals consider the Taliban and other terrorist groups as the vanguard of the nation’s...

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Arab Spring: Is India being blackmailed?

Arab Spring: Is India being blackmailed?

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Aug , 2012

As an old student of Indian foreign policy, I have always viewed “nonalignment” as a tool of pursuing India’s national interests. Nonalignment can never be a goal, which, unfortunately, many...

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