Israel-Hamas Ceasefire: Can it lead to Lasting Peace?

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?

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”

India-China Standoff: Not quick-fix, but long-lasting strategic solution needed!

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!

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?