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“
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?
Sharing an analysis of mine on the subject. After nine truces earlier, the current ceasefire between Israel and Hamas after 11 days of deadly hostilities is a welcomed step for the innocent people suffering casualties, destruction and displacement, in the crossfire. The competing claims to Jerusalem, which is crucial to Christians, Jews and Palestinians is … Continue reading Israel-Hamas Ceasefire: Can it lead to Lasting Peace?
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”
Sharing an opinion of mine published by WION News and Indian Defence Review in various forms. The URLs are given at the end of the text. Backdrop As the current China India standoff in Eastern Ladakh rolls over to harsher winters, under the shadow of multiple rounds talks at various levels, the proposed plan of … Continue reading India-China Standoff: Not quick-fix, but long-lasting strategic solution needed!