• 02 March, 2024
Geopolitics & National Security



The recently concluded G 20 summit in Delhi could be largely concluded to a diplomatic victory for India as the much elusive consensus emerged after extreme prolonged negotiations culminating in…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

Searching for Congruity: Indo-US Defence Cooperation

Let me start on a personal note. In 2008, I led a Brigade to participate in the US-India Yudh Abhyas exercise in Hawaii. In the first formal meeting with the…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

Cold War 2.0 : India – An Inescapable Bet For The USA

Backdrop India-U.S. "Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership" has become one of the most significant partnerships in the 21st Century in light of the ongoing ‘Cold War 2.0’ between the US and…

By Maj Gen (Dr) S B Asthana (Retd)

The Chinese Intransience During Foreign Ministers’ Meet At Goa SCO Summit

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in September 2022 at Samarkand, Uzbekistan resulted in China accepting withdrawal from Gorga-Hot Spring Area (PP-15) on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

‘Eroding Basis Of Bilateral Relations’ – Chinese Policy Is Institutional!

On 27 April 2023, on the sidelines of the SCO Defence Ministers Meeting, the Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in as clear and candid manner as can be told the…

By Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma

Strategic Communication And Media: Powerful Instruments To Shape Future War Outcomes

The prosecution of war in recent times has undergone a paradigm change.  Conflicts today are fought over various domains in cognitive as well as noncognitive dimensions. We also see an…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

‘Defence of Japan 2022’: Moment of Reckoning

Japan's annual ‘Defence of Japan’ (DOJ) 2022 was released in July. It appeared after the assassination of former PM Abe, a leading light of Japan's enhanced defence capabilities. The ruling…

By Gurjit Singh

Lessons From Ukraine

Omar Khayyam wrote: Yes, the first morning of creation wrote what the last dawn of reckoning shall read. However, in the present case the tragedy is unfolding sans a script.…

By K P Fabian

Checkmating Chinese BRI Through INSTC

In December 2021, Russian President Putin visited in India among a lot of din, which was followed by a largely unnoticed visit of Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National…

By Levina

Perceptions in India-Nepal-China Relations

Nepal is sandwiched between the two giant economic and politically powerful nations – India and China. Perceptions play a more decisive role than the reality of Nepal’s ties with India…

By Debnath Shaw

By Invading Ukraine, Has Putin Prevented a Nuclear War?

In the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Western corporate media, such as the New York Times, BBC, CNN etc., have gone into a frenzy, condemning Russia, hurling…

By Niraj Srivastava

Complexities of Chinese “New Era” Along Indian Northern Borders

On 01 July 2021 President Xi clearly threatened that "no one should underestimate" the will of the Chinese people to defend their national sovereignty and territorial integrity.  A very large…

By Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma