Why Strategies of Stakeholders in ‘Graveyard of Empires’ Failed against Taliban/Pakistan Nexus?

Sharing an updated analysis of mine on the subject as on August 15,2021. The related analysis published earlier in various international and national e-publications/newspapers are referred in URLs placed below. As Taliban enters the Presidential Palace in Kabul, and President and Vice President fly out from Afghanistan, the country witnesses a complete surrender by Afghan … Continue reading Why Strategies of Stakeholders in ‘Graveyard of Empires’ Failed against Taliban/Pakistan Nexus?

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”

How long India has to wait for Permanent Seat in UNSC?

India has entered United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as Non Permanent Member in 2021, which gives limited advantages like being voting for resolutions for next two years, setting the agenda when it gets monthly Presidency twice and at best try to create an environment of reforms. The limitations of not being a P5 member has … Continue reading How long India has to wait for Permanent Seat in UNSC?

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?