Sharing an incisive interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about specific exploratory Current Global Issues. The interviewer is Mr Ralf Ostner. The interview has posed questions from Western perspective to get clarity on Indian point of view. The Interview is in three parts. The first part is about Sino-US Relations. Important highlights - What … Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA:“THE SINO-AMERICAN COMPETITION CAN BETTER BE DESCRIBED AS COLD WAR 2.0, WHICH WILL CONTINUE IN GLOBAL ARENA, FOR LONG TERM, IN MULTIPLE DOMAINS“
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?
Is Taiwan new Test Bed for Big Power Contestation in Indo-Pacific?
After Chinese drills and firepower demonstration to demonstrate PLA's capability to invade Taiwan triggered by Nancy Pelosi's visit, next US Congress delegation arrived in Teipei. The ball is back in Beijing's court. As China fumes and continues with fresh posturing and Fire Power demonstrations, Taiwan too starts its military drills putting up a brave front to stand … Continue reading Is Taiwan new Test Bed for Big Power Contestation in Indo-Pacific?
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”