Is Strategic Balancing a ‘New Normal’ in Interlinked World?(Updated post G-20)

Sharing my article published in Modern Diplomacy before the G-20 Summit. It has been updated post the Summit, although few bilateral meetings are still in progress. The G-20 Summit 2018, besides its normal proceedings, will be remembered for extraordinary large number of bilateral and trilateral meetings on the sidelines, which seem to be even more … Continue reading Is Strategic Balancing a ‘New Normal’ in Interlinked World?(Updated post G-20)

Aren’t We Already in ‘Undeclared Third World War’ with Changed Dimensions and Instruments?

Sharing my article published in Journal of the United Service Institution of India  Volume: CXLVIII No. 613,Period: July 2018 - September 2018 Publisher: USI of India, New Delhi The quarterly USI Journal is the oldest surviving defence journal in Asia, having first appeared in 1872 has been an uninterrupted Journal till date. An index of articles published in the USI … Continue reading Aren’t We Already in ‘Undeclared Third World War’ with Changed Dimensions and Instruments?

Editorial of mine published by Financial Chronicle on US-China Trade War

I am sharing my Editorial published by Financial Chronicle on US-China Trade War, on 11th October 2018, duly updated. The URL is attached below. http://mydigitalfc.com/editorial/twists-turns-trade-war The updation President Trump with ‘America First’ approach seems determined to reduce US trade deficit with China. With furious John Bolton, the US national security adviser keen to adjust the … Continue reading Editorial of mine published by Financial Chronicle on US-China Trade War

Democracy Wins in Maldives: Challenges Ahead

  At last after a A hectic campaigning for elections in Maldives on 23 September 2018, the Election Commission of Maldives declared opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party as the winner of the presidential election. With past record of President Yameen’s autocratic use of power to crush any opposition in the … Continue reading Democracy Wins in Maldives: Challenges Ahead

Imran loses Credibility with tweet: A Fumble with his first Bouncer of Peace Talks?

  Prime Minister Imran’s inappropriately worded tweet proved his diplomatic inadequacy, without realizing that he was destroying the bridge on which he may be expected to walk tomorrow. Unfortunately the Indian decision makers advised by their advisors/diplomats were too quick to be trapped in Imran Khan’s letter to Prime Minister Modi, calling for resumption of … Continue reading Imran loses Credibility with tweet: A Fumble with his first Bouncer of Peace Talks?