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.“

No winner in Russia Ukraine War after six months: Contest is – who will lose less?

Backdrop Russia Ukraine War entering a deadly phase with nuclear hangover, after six months, with both sides blaming each other on targeting Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and UNSC finding it difficult to control. While the nuclear catastrophe in Europe may have been averted for now, with Power supply resuming to the plant, the crisis is … Continue reading No winner in Russia Ukraine War after six months: Contest is – who will lose less?

INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN GENERAL ASTHANA (RET.): “THE COLD WAR 1.0 SHOULD HAVE ENDED WITH THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE USSR, BUT SOME POLITICIANS IN THE USA KEPT IT ALIVE BY EASTWARD EXPANSION”

Sharing an incisive interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about the ongoing Russia Ukraine War related international issues to include US dilemma on Sino-Russian Axis, Insecurities of NATO and Russia, possibility of alternate global financial system, Nuclear strategies of global players including 'Escalate to de-escalate', Impact on Chinese 'Peak Power Theory' to invade Taiwan, … Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN GENERAL ASTHANA (RET.): “THE COLD WAR 1.0 SHOULD HAVE ENDED WITH THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE USSR, BUT SOME POLITICIANS IN THE USA KEPT IT ALIVE BY EASTWARD EXPANSION”

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”