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?

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

Interview with Indian General Asthana (ret.): „A campaign of those who are not comfortable with rising India“ Global Review, Germany

I am sharing  my interview by Global Review, (Germany). The interview counters  propaganda by few countries and segment of  foreign media, who criticise India on many internal issues of India like Kashmir,Article 370 and CAA. It also covers Indian view on some other issues like Pakistan, FATF, US-Taliban talk, Afghanistan, Sino-Russia-Iran axis, CPEC, strategic balancing, Eurasian Security … Continue reading Interview with Indian General Asthana (ret.): „A campaign of those who are not comfortable with rising India“ Global Review, Germany

Face to Face Interview of Major General S B Asthana on Prospects of peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review.

“For any prospects of peace in Afghanistan the intra-Afghan dialogue is a must” Sharing an interview of mine by International Affairs Review on Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review. The Interviewer is Ms Aditi Bhaduri. With Taliban getting stronger, radicalisation of Pakistan, existence of al Qaeda, Haqqani network and Daesh, I see … Continue reading Face to Face Interview of Major General S B Asthana on Prospects of peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review.