Why Resolution of Border Issues/Standoffs between China and India is so Complex?

Sharing an analysis of mine published by Modern Diplomacy (European Union) and other media platforms including print editions in English (The Daily Guardian) and Hindi (Hastkshep) in various forms, on the subject and possibilities of border resolution/standoffs, including way ahead. (5min read) The problem in resolution of standoff is that a graceful retreat becomes extremely … Continue reading Why Resolution of Border Issues/Standoffs between China and India is so Complex?

Why CPC’s Threat of Uniting Taiwan by Force doesn’t make Strategic Sense for China?

Notwithstanding the Chinese coercive posturing in Taiwan's air and maritime space, US has also increased its military posturing in the region. The recent statement of Mike Pompeo indicating redeployment of some of its forces from Europe to Indo-Pacific indicates that US is in no mood to give walkover to PLA depite fighting Coronavirus. Recently, the … Continue reading Why CPC’s Threat of Uniting Taiwan by Force doesn’t make Strategic Sense for China?

Where is China-India Standoff in Ladakh Leading to?

Sharing an opinion of mine expressed to the IANS news agency and published in many national daily news websites, portals and newspapers. The URLs of some of them are being shared. The text of English version is reproduced alongwith pdf of Hindi Newspaper Rashtriya Sahara and URL of some English portals. https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/where-is-chinaindia-standoff-in-ladakh-leading-to/1861517 https://news.abplive.com/news/india/ladakh-standoff-why-is-it-the-centre-of-indo-china-tensions-1256927 https://www.bhaskarlive.in/where-is-china-india-standoff-in-ladakh-leading-to/ https://jhalak.com/political-news-Where-is-China-India-standoff-in-Ladakh-leading-to-24782Continue reading Where is China-India Standoff in Ladakh Leading to?

“The battleground for ‘Undeclared Third World War’ is likely to be Indo-Pacific”: Interview of Major General S B Asthana (Retd) by Global Review (Germany)

Sharing an interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about the global strategic scenario, geopolitical situation in Asia, escalating Sino-US strategic competition in COVID- 19 era . I must compliment the interviewer, Mr Ralf Ostner, for his well researched incisive questions, confronting me with views of some globally acclaimed strategists and my own past articles. … Continue reading “The battleground for ‘Undeclared Third World War’ is likely to be Indo-Pacific”: Interview of Major General S B Asthana (Retd) by Global Review (Germany)