Friday, February 23, 2018

The 19th Party Congress: Clearing Factional Fog and Xi Jinping’s ‘Doctrine’

Although it may not be entirely correct to reduce the Chinese politics to binary factional power struggle, however, if we glance over the powerful...

Strengthening European Union measures to combat terrorism: A response too late?

Today, terrorism has turned member nations of the European Union into a “popular destination”, focussing on inflicting wounds to masses in anyway possible. A...

James Mattis’ India Visit: Deepening India-US Defense Cooperation

September 26-28 India visit of Jim Mattis, the US Secretary of Defense was the first high level visit under the Trump administration. He had...

The Kurdish Referendum for Independence : This Side of Paradise (Part...

As 25th September approaches, the eyes of the world would be focussed upon the Middle East and the repercussions of the Referendum for Kurdistan,...

Assessing India’s “soft” power: Viable in relations with Af-Pak? – II

“Soft” Power in India’s Foreign Policy To effectively understand “soft” power influence in India’s foreign policy, this topic is divided into two segments. The...

The Kurdish Referendum for Independence: To be or not to be

Like the tumultuous Balkans decades ago, the Middle East, especially after 9/11, has become a festering ground for the rise of new demands for...

Indo Japan-Yujo – Special and Strategic Dawn of a New Era

‘India and Japan’, the two emerging Global power’s convergent strategic trajectories have not emerged out of the blue but are shaped by the contextual...

The regional and global strategic considerations of India’s stand on the...

India’s call to deport the 40,000 Rohingya refugees has come under intense scrutiny, with advocate Prashant Bhushan challenging the decision in the Supreme Court...

Assessing India’s “soft” power: Viable in relations with Af-Pak?

While experts have conferred India with an “emerging nation” title, the nation too, in an effort to maintain regional and national politico-economic stability, took...

Building the bridges between India & China via BRICS

The stone pelting between Indian and Chinese soldiers at 10,000 feet high Himalayan plateau, called Doklam, ended recently. The reason definitely was not that...