After Russia and US had their uncomfortable stint in Afghanistan in " Trying to Stabilise Afghanistan" for their own reasons, It is now China's initiative to try it out, to address some of her concerns like avoiding safe heavens for Uygur, IS militants plotting actions in China, besides economic interests like CPEC, comes out … Continue reading Chinese efforts to stabilise Afghanistan, after Russia and US burning their fingers.
China's logic of putting on hold JeM chief Masood Azhar being declared as global terrorist, on the excuse that he does not meet the criteria for it, does not sound to be convincing to anyone, when JeM itself as an organisation was declared a terrorist organisation in 2001, because of her links with al-Qaeda and … Continue reading Chinese veto to support JeM Chief: a Strategic Gamble
As we come to 107 years of birth of Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw,MC, I invite you to listen to a motivating speech by legendary leader, delivered to young officers being commissioned in Indian Army, at Indian Military Acadamy, which I had the honor to witness. It is relevant for everyone with a passion for the … Continue reading Motivating Speech
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1932787/xi-and-obama-what-happened-when-two-most-powerful-men The power-play and strategic competition between big powers,shows the diplomatic acumen of two world leaders and two powerful countries in managing their foreign relations, despite wide differences on major issues, adverse strategic posturing in Asia-Pacific Region, especially South China Sea (SCS), Korean Peninsula, and East China Sea. US and China have mastered the art … Continue reading President Xi Jinping to US: Takeaways