How Russia-Ukraine War is impacting Indo-Pacific Region?

Sharing an article of mine published titled "How Russia-Ukraine War is impacting Indo-Pacific Region?" published by Journal of Indian Ocean Studies" Volume 30, No2, May-August 2022, pages 73-82, of Society of Indian Ocean Studies #SIOS, published by Print Publications, New Delhi, ISSN 0972-3080. Its an exhaustive analysis analysing stakes and compulsions of all parties to … Continue reading How Russia-Ukraine War is impacting Indo-Pacific Region?

Xi has risen, but is China Rising?

Xi Jinping with his 'Smart Dictatorship with Chinese Characteristics has risen to get unprecedented third term, with a hierarchy structured with loyalists, having no space for minorities and women, but the news of the same made Chinese stocks tumble by approximately 15 percent and its richest class losing $12.7 billions in one day after the … Continue reading Xi has risen, but is China Rising?

75 YEARS INDEPENDENCE OF INDIA- INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA: „INDIA OF TODAY WANTS TO GROW AND BECOME A DEVELOPED SOCIETY BY 2047. UNLIKE CHINA IT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXPANSIONIST DESIGN“/“UNFORTUNATELY EU IS OVER-OBSESSED WITH RUSSIA- UKRAINE WAR AND APPARENTLY NOTHING ELSE MATTERS FOR IT, BUT THE REALITY IS THAT THE WORLD EXISTS BEYOND EUROPE TOO.“

Sharing an incisive/tricky interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about India after 75 years of Independence and related international issues to include its glorious history, colonial past, freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, outstanding growth trajectory and achievements, future aspirations. Questions on 75 years of Pakistan's Independence and future role of … Continue reading 75 YEARS INDEPENDENCE OF INDIA- INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA: „INDIA OF TODAY WANTS TO GROW AND BECOME A DEVELOPED SOCIETY BY 2047. UNLIKE CHINA IT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXPANSIONIST DESIGN“/“UNFORTUNATELY EU IS OVER-OBSESSED WITH RUSSIA- UKRAINE WAR AND APPARENTLY NOTHING ELSE MATTERS FOR IT, BUT THE REALITY IS THAT THE WORLD EXISTS BEYOND EUROPE TOO.“

LESSONS FROM 9 11-INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA:“MILITARY POWER BY ITSELF CAN’T ELIMINATE WAHABI IDEOLOGY“ „THE THEORY OF GOOD AND BAD TERRORIST IS FLAWED“

Sharing an exhaustive interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about the Afghanistan Crisis, Strategic Context since 9/11 attack, Global and Regional implications, strategic analysis of stakeholders, relation with invasion of Iraq, Conspiracy theory (MIHOP and LIHOP), Petersberg Conference, Rumsfield Old and New Europe theory, Roles of China, Pakistan and India in Afghanistan and lessons … Continue reading LESSONS FROM 9 11-INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA:“MILITARY POWER BY ITSELF CAN’T ELIMINATE WAHABI IDEOLOGY“ „THE THEORY OF GOOD AND BAD TERRORIST IS FLAWED“

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?