WHAT PEACE PROCESS IN AFGHANISTAN MEANS FOR VARIOUS STAKE HOLDERS?

Sharing an article of mine published in Amity Journal of Defence & Strategic Studies a six monthly Journal of Amity University. Taliban's offensive against the capital of Helmand Province amidst talks with their negotiators remaining at the table in Qatar has shaken the possibilities of immediate withdrawal of US forces. Notwithstanding President Trump's intention to … Continue reading WHAT PEACE PROCESS IN AFGHANISTAN MEANS FOR VARIOUS STAKE HOLDERS?

Interview of Major General S B Asthana by South China Morning Post on Forthcoming Meeting of Wang Yi and FM Jaishankar, 10 Sep 20

Sharing an email interview of mine taken by South China Morning Post (SCMP), regarding Forthcoming Meeting of Wang Yi and FM Jaishankar scheduled on 10 Sep 20 in the backdrop of of situation in Eastern Ladakh. and future of border standoff between India and China. The interviewer is Mr Jiangtao Shi of SCMP, an erstwhile … Continue reading Interview of Major General S B Asthana by South China Morning Post on Forthcoming Meeting of Wang Yi and FM Jaishankar, 10 Sep 20

Interview of Major General S B Asthana by South China Morning Post on Pangong Tso Incident and Related Issues

Sharing an email interview of mine taken by South China Morning Post (SCMP), regarding incident South of Pangong Tso, latest border standoff , between India and China and its possible implications on the India-China relationship. The interviewer is Mr Jiangtao Shi of SCMP. An interesting interview with questions on the incident and related issues from … Continue reading Interview of Major General S B Asthana by South China Morning Post on Pangong Tso Incident and Related Issues

Intra-Afghan Talks Delayed: What it Means for India?

Sharing my analysis on the subject, as the Intra-Afghan have been delayed due to halt in release of remaining 320 Taliban prisoners, as few more countries shared the apprehensions of Afghan Government and public, that the prisoners in question had conducted serious violent attacks on Afghans and foreigners. This has also resulted in targeted attack … Continue reading Intra-Afghan Talks Delayed: What it Means for India?

Indo-Iran Relations: A Reality Check post Sino-Iran Deal?

In the aftermath of China - Iran Strategic Partnership, consequent deals totaling to $400 billion, world media was quick to connect it to Iran's military drills involving attack on mock aircraft carrier of US followed by ballistic missile tests. The incident of some missiles landing up in Gulf, near UAE Airfield, where Rafale aircrafts on … Continue reading Indo-Iran Relations: A Reality Check post Sino-Iran Deal?