Interview with Indian General Asthana “President Joe Biden Administration has given enough indicators that there is unlikely to be any change in US Policy towards China”

Sharing an interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) on variety of international subjects and related geopolitics, to include Indo-US, Sino-US, Russian-US, Sino-Russian relations, Asia (Afghanistan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Ladakh, ASEAN). Question on Germany's position on Indo-Pacific was interesting. I must compliment the interviewer, Mr Ralf Ostner, for his well researched incisive questions, confronting me with … Continue reading Interview with Indian General Asthana “President Joe Biden Administration has given enough indicators that there is unlikely to be any change in US Policy towards China”

Afghanistan in 2020: A dilemma for All Stake Holders!!

Sharing an analysis of mine on the subject published in the print Sunday edition of The Sunday Guardian. The readable text of print edition is reproduced below. The URL is att below the text. https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/opinion/afghanistan-2020-dilemma-stakeholder Afghanistan in 2020: A dilemma for All Stake Holders!! Taliban’s offensive against the capital of Helmand Province amidst Intra - … Continue reading Afghanistan in 2020: A dilemma for All Stake Holders!!

WHAT PEACE PROCESS IN AFGHANISTAN MEANS FOR VARIOUS STAKE HOLDERS?

Sharing an article of mine published in Amity Journal of Defence & Strategic Studies a six monthly Journal of Amity University. Taliban's offensive against the capital of Helmand Province amidst talks with their negotiators remaining at the table in Qatar has shaken the possibilities of immediate withdrawal of US forces. Notwithstanding President Trump's intention to … Continue reading WHAT PEACE PROCESS IN AFGHANISTAN MEANS FOR VARIOUS STAKE HOLDERS?

Intra-Afghan Talks Delayed: What it Means for India?

Sharing my analysis on the subject, as the Intra-Afghan have been delayed due to halt in release of remaining 320 Taliban prisoners, as few more countries shared the apprehensions of Afghan Government and public, that the prisoners in question had conducted serious violent attacks on Afghans and foreigners. This has also resulted in targeted attack … Continue reading Intra-Afghan Talks Delayed: What it Means for India?

Indo-Iran Relations: A Reality Check post Sino-Iran Deal?

In the aftermath of China - Iran Strategic Partnership, consequent deals totaling to $400 billion, world media was quick to connect it to Iran's military drills involving attack on mock aircraft carrier of US followed by ballistic missile tests. The incident of some missiles landing up in Gulf, near UAE Airfield, where Rafale aircrafts on … Continue reading Indo-Iran Relations: A Reality Check post Sino-Iran Deal?