China from COVID-19 Chaos to Health Silk Road: Is it by Default or Design?

As the world battles with deadly infection rate of novel coronavirus, with global count of affected people crossing one million mark and over 50,000 deaths, China claiming to have crossed its peak of crisis, is using ‘Health Diplomacy’ or ‘Medical Coercion’ to push the narrative from accidental creator to victim to warrior and lastly global savior, using all components … Continue reading China from COVID-19 Chaos to Health Silk Road: Is it by Default or Design?

Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

China claims to have crossed its peak period of Pandemic. Smaller successful countries enjoy relatively better medical capacities per capita population. The latest epicenters are US & Europe, but the world is anxious of Indian fight against COVID-19 because of extremely high population density, possible administrative difficulties in combating pandemic & logistics attached with lockdown. … Continue reading Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

Looking beyond US-Taliban Peace Deal in Afghanistan

The fact that despite UN Security Council backing the US-Taliban Peace Deal, the US Deputy Permanent Mission in UN acknowledged that the ongoing violence is not conducive to peace process last week. The New York Times had put up a positive headlines to say that the decision to release the prisoners by Afghan Government could help … Continue reading Looking beyond US-Taliban Peace Deal in Afghanistan

Interview with Indian General Asthana (ret.): „A campaign of those who are not comfortable with rising India“ Global Review, Germany

I am sharing  my interview by Global Review, (Germany). The interview counters  propaganda by few countries and segment of  foreign media, who criticise India on many internal issues of India like Kashmir,Article 370 and CAA. It also covers Indian view on some other issues like Pakistan, FATF, US-Taliban talk, Afghanistan, Sino-Russia-Iran axis, CPEC, strategic balancing, Eurasian Security … Continue reading Interview with Indian General Asthana (ret.): „A campaign of those who are not comfortable with rising India“ Global Review, Germany

China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, along with CPEC, encircles India.

China’s Infrastructure diplomacy in Myanmar and Pakistan and its inroad into Bay of Bengal through Yunnan-Myanmar and Arabian Sea through Pakistan is aimed to strategically encircle India from both sides and project power into Indian Ocean to protect its sea lanes of communications. India needs to do capacity building, improving defence posture of its littorals … Continue reading China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, along with CPEC, encircles India.