Sharing an article of mine published titled "How Russia-Ukraine War is impacting Indo-Pacific Region?" published by Journal of Indian Ocean Studies" Volume 30, No2, May-August 2022, pages 73-82, of Society of Indian Ocean Studies #SIOS, published by Print Publications, New Delhi, ISSN 0972-3080. Its an exhaustive analysis analysing stakes and compulsions of all parties to … Continue reading How Russia-Ukraine War is impacting Indo-Pacific Region?
Xi Jinping with his 'Smart Dictatorship with Chinese Characteristics has risen to get unprecedented third term, with a hierarchy structured with loyalists, having no space for minorities and women, but the news of the same made Chinese stocks tumble by approximately 15 percent and its richest class losing $12.7 billions in one day after the … Continue reading Xi has risen, but is China Rising?
Sharing an incisive/tricky interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about India after 75 years of Independence and related international issues to include its glorious history, colonial past, freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, outstanding growth trajectory and achievements, future aspirations. Questions on 75 years of Pakistan's Independence and future role of … Continue reading 75 YEARS INDEPENDENCE OF INDIA- INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA: „INDIA OF TODAY WANTS TO GROW AND BECOME A DEVELOPED SOCIETY BY 2047. UNLIKE CHINA IT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXPANSIONIST DESIGN“/“UNFORTUNATELY EU IS OVER-OBSESSED WITH RUSSIA- UKRAINE WAR AND APPARENTLY NOTHING ELSE MATTERS FOR IT, BUT THE REALITY IS THAT THE WORLD EXISTS BEYOND EUROPE TOO.“
Backdrop Russia Ukraine War entering a deadly phase with nuclear hangover, after six months, with both sides blaming each other on targeting Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and UNSC finding it difficult to control. While the nuclear catastrophe in Europe may have been averted for now, with Power supply resuming to the plant, the crisis is … Continue reading No winner in Russia Ukraine War after six months: Contest is – who will lose less?
After Chinese drills and firepower demonstration to demonstrate PLA's capability to invade Taiwan triggered by Nancy Pelosi's visit, next US Congress delegation arrived in Teipei. The ball is back in Beijing's court. As China fumes and continues with fresh posturing and Fire Power demonstrations, Taiwan too starts its military drills putting up a brave front to stand … Continue reading Is Taiwan new Test Bed for Big Power Contestation in Indo-Pacific?