Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

China claims to have crossed its peak period of Pandemic. Smaller successful countries enjoy relatively better medical capacities per capita population. The latest epicenters are US & Europe, but the world is anxious of Indian fight against COVID-19 because of extremely high population density, possible administrative difficulties in combating pandemic & logistics attached with lockdown. … Continue reading Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

Looking beyond US-Taliban Peace Deal in Afghanistan

The fact that despite UN Security Council backing the US-Taliban Peace Deal, the US Deputy Permanent Mission in UN acknowledged that the ongoing violence is not conducive to peace process last week. The New York Times had put up a positive headlines to say that the decision to release the prisoners by Afghan Government could help … Continue reading Looking beyond US-Taliban Peace Deal in Afghanistan

China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, along with CPEC, encircles India.

China’s Infrastructure diplomacy in Myanmar and Pakistan and its inroad into Bay of Bengal through Yunnan-Myanmar and Arabian Sea through Pakistan is aimed to strategically encircle India from both sides and project power into Indian Ocean to protect its sea lanes of communications. India needs to do capacity building, improving defence posture of its littorals … Continue reading China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, along with CPEC, encircles India.

Effectiveness of Quad to Check Chinese Incremental Encroachment in Indo-Pacific

I am sharing with friends an article/opinion of mine  by Global Review, (Germany).   Although I am attaching the URL of publication below, but there could be errors due to language translation twice.   The gist of this article/opinion  has been published by other online journals in various forms, whose URLs are also being shared. https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2019/12/22/can-quad-be-effective-against-incremental-encroachment-of-china-in-indo-pacific-region/ https://www.wionews.com/opinions/south-china-sea-standoff-can-quad-check-chinas-encroachment-270414   … Continue reading Effectiveness of Quad to Check Chinese Incremental Encroachment in Indo-Pacific

Baghdadi Dead : How it impacts Terrorism in West and South Asia?

  Sharing with friends the content of my article published in Modern Diplomacy (EU), Indian Defence Review, WION News, many newspapers, journals and web portals in different forms and as a news feed from IANS and other agencies. Some of the URLs are as under:- https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2019/11/09/baghdadi-dead-what-it-means-for-terrorism-in-west-and-south-asia/ http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/baghdadi-dead-what-it-means-for-terrorism-in-west-and-south-asia/ https://www.wionews.com/opinions/what-baghdadis-death-means-for-south-asia-and-future-of-islamic-state-260832 https://www.newsgram.com/what-does-the-death-of-baghdadi-means-for-terrorism-in-asia/ https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/baghdadi-dead--what-it-means-for-terrorism-in-west-and-south-asia-comment/1659012 https://indiatribune.com/baghdadi-dead-what-it-means-for-terrorism-in-west-and-south-asiaby-major-general-s-b-asthana/ https://newsd.in/baghdadi-dead-what-it-means-for-terrorism-in-west-and-south-asia-comment/ Baghdadi Dead : … Continue reading Baghdadi Dead : How it impacts Terrorism in West and South Asia?