• 05 December, 2022
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Protests in China – Xi Under Pressure

It’s all quite unheard of. Well, nearly. Protests spread across China into 14 provinces, lit by the governments ‘Zero Covid’ policy. At least so it seems. There’s a lot to…

By Dr Tara Kartha

Pakistan : The Laadla and His Rebellion

Even as India’s national security gaze is transfixed on China, some interesting developments are afoot along our Western Horizons. Pakistan is reliving its fundamental dilemma - the unresolved question that…

By Lt Gen Raj Shukla

China’s Possible Annexation of Taiwan: A Trade and Strategic Analysis

Introduction There has been growing speculation of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, with increased PLA, PLAN and PLAAF exercises in the region and the US overtly signaling support to Taiwan…

By Akshit Ramanathan

Human Rights – Coercive Way To Interfere In Internal Matters; Uyghurs, India & China

On 06 October 2022, India abstained from voting against China's treatment of Uyghur at the UN Human Rights Council. This created a pandemonium in India against the Indian Government’s decision.…

By Levina

US-Pak F-16 Diplomacy : Concerns Galore

The Biden administration approved the $450 million package for Pakistan’s fighter jets’ related equipment and the F-16 fleet sustainment programme. The Pentagon’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency has confirmed that no…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

How Kaiser Xi Jinping’s China is Influenced by Sinocentrism, Legalism, and Hierarchy

At the turn of the twentieth century, Kaiser Wilhelm II proclaimed that his country had an urgent need for a naval buildup to counter the British Royal Navy in its…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

Deciphering Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Armenia

The US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a Congressional delegation to Armenia on 17th September 2022. She is the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Armenia since the Republic…

By Achal Malhotra

Firing Off the Dead Queen’s Shoulder

Barely forty-eight hours after becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after a very long campaign in which she reached the goal from a position well behind in the race,…

By G S Iyer

Eurasia Flare Up – Russian Distraction Or a Lurking World War ?

History has taught us that the nation which cannot manage its resources is bound to fail. The number of countries which are presently at logger heads with each other across…

By Levina

SCO Manifests Indian Strategic Autonomy

Indian participation at the 22nd Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization drew attention. It was a clear manifestation of India’s strategic autonomy as the SCO is widely regarded as a…

By Gurjit Singh

The Sri Lankan Crisis – Need to Look Within

A particularly ugly financial crisis reared its fierce visage in front of Sri Lanka with hardly any public notice in the early months of 2022 with such rapidity that, within…

By G S Iyer

Terrorism is Not a Game

As both India and Pakistan celebrate their 75th anniversary of their independence, unfortunately, Pakistan is identified as the progenitor and a safe haven for terrorism and global terrorists stalking and…

By Anil Trigunayat