US-China Trade War: Can it be an Opportunity for India? Kootneeti

      The trade war has intensified further with Chinese retaliation of additional $ 60 billion, quickly followed by US threat of  additional tariffs of $ 263 billion is a concern in Beijing including US companies based there. The rules of this trade war are clear that the side which has more resilience and … Continue reading US-China Trade War: Can it be an Opportunity for India? Kootneeti

Indo – Russian Relations

Sharing a very interesting discussion on Rajya Sabha National TV, on Indo - Russian relations in light of their Defence Minister's visit to India recently, and in view of forthcoming Russian President's visit next month, which I had the pleasure to participate.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9Tqe1i46tk&feature=share   I can be reached as Shashi Asthana on Facebook, LinkedIn,  … Continue reading Indo – Russian Relations

Maldives crisis – options for India: My opinion on WION News updated

Sharing my opinion published in WION News duly updated. An analysis about Indian options in WION News.   http://www.wionews.com/india-news/opinion-maldives-crisis---options-for-india-163715 Its significant in context of  forthcoming elections scheduled on 23 September 2018. As of now a hectic campaigning is on between President Yameen and Ibu, and postponement seems unlikely. The chances of unprecedented rigging cannot be … Continue reading Maldives crisis – options for India: My opinion on WION News updated

Xinjiang; The cat is out of the bag!

Why China is keeping a tight grip on Xinjiang Why China is keeping a tight grip on Xinjiang The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is one of the most tightly controlled areas in China. Human rights activist...   Sharing a video and an article published by South China Morning Post on the subject. The cat is … Continue reading Xinjiang; The cat is out of the bag!

India-China maritime dialogue: A discussion with Swaran Singh and Gen SB Asthana by India Sentinels

I am sharing  an interesting discussion cum interview on the subject with Ms Sapna Singh, Principal correspondent,The Pioneer, for India Sentinels, of Prof. Swaran Singh and myself .   https://www.indiasentinels.com/diplomacy/india-china-maritime-dialogue-a-discussion-with-swaran-singh-and-gen-sb-asthana/