Sharing my opinion published in WION News duly updated. An analysis about Indian options in WION News. http://www.wionews.com/india-news/opinion-maldives-crisis---options-for-india-163715 Democracy has prevailed in Maldives but the distance between the cup and the lip does not seem to be reducing, with President Yameen trying his tricks to hold on to power. This time the Supreme Court has … Continue reading Maldives crisis – options for India: My opinion on WION News updated
Sharing my article published in the Journal of the United Service Institution of India, Vol. CXLVIII, No. 611, January-March 2018.
The published article gives the detailed analysis of the events which followed subsequently, including cancellation of talks between South and North Korea, some war of words, symbolic dismantling of nuclear site, up to cancellation of proposed Summit in Singapore between President Trump and Dictator Kim on 24 May 2018.
Dictator Kim’s dramatic announcement of 12 May 2018, (as per their state media), that North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, comes merely a month before his scheduled historic Summit on June 12 with US President Trump in Singapore. With this announcement and release of American prisoners he seems to have created a feel good factor for for President Trump in his domestic circle. While the US is seeking the “complete…
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Sharing my article published in the Journal of the United Service Institution of India, Vol. CXLVIII, No. 611, January-March 2018. As the world waits for the Trump-Kim Summit, preceded by the flip-flop by all sides to keep the Summit alive is a compulsion in light of lack of alternatives. There is no meeting point. US is unlikely to concede to N … Continue reading North Korea Blinks: Is it Real or a Ploy to Minimise Sanctions?
Sharing comments of mine on articles by Minni Chan in South China Morning Post SCMP of 15 March 2018, along with my latest update on the issue as on 20 March 2018. When US President Donald Trump approved a travel bill allowing American representatives to meet their counterparts on the self-ruled Taiwan calling itself “Republic … Continue reading Is Beijing planning to take Taiwan back … by force? SCMP