• 24 March, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security

Geo Politics

The Quad Foreign Ministers Meeting- Key Takeaways

With Japan and India being Chair of G-7 and G-20 respectively during this year, the Quad Foreign Ministers meeting in Delhi had aimed to signal broader geopolitical coherence among the…

By Commodore Abhay Kumar Singh (Retd)

One Year Into The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Many Questions And Few Lessons

“We will not fight a war against Russia in Ukraine. Direct conflict between NATO and Russia is World War III, something we must strive to prevent.” President Joe Biden Russia…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

The Looming Prospect of The Samson Option in Ukraine

Joe Biden has an antipathy towards Vladimir Putin, the man he holds responsible for Donald Trump winning the 2016 Presidential election, and this may have been among the elements that came together…

By Prof Madhav Das Nalapat

The Battle of Balloon and Missing Stanislav Petrov

At the height of cold-war, on September 26, 1983, Soviet Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov was on duty monitoring the early-warning system codenamed Oko, or Eye. Its function was to detect…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Japan’s Military Resurgence – An Opportunity For India

Japan has in recent times made some transformational changes to its overall security and military policies. Any public discourse on transformation of the military policy generally faces headwinds in Japan…

By Colonel Deepak Kumar

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

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

Nancy Pelosi: Helen of Troy or Angel of Peace?

Many years hence, someone will look at a Nancy Pelosi sculpture in a museum and burst into poetry, like Christopher Marlowe did, “Was this the face that launched a thousand…

By TP Sreenivasan

Changing Contours of Germany-China Relations

There is much attention currently focused on Germany's changing policy towards Russia. This includes the energy-security matrix. A review of the German defence policy is also underway. While these are…

By Gurjit Singh

Is Pakistan Getting Ready for Israel?

A week ago, a Pakistani- American delegation visited Israel, business was not the objective, but interfaith harmony. Since last few years Pakistan and Israel have been trying to thaw their…

By Levina

The Quad Summit: Achievements and Pitfalls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tokyo at the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to participate in the second in-person Quad (Australia, India, Japan, USA) Summit on 24th…

By Ashok Sajjanhar

Ukraine: The March of Folly Continues

Let us start by briefly narrating one or two major developments since my last column “Ukraine: When Will the Madness End?” dated 3rd April 2022-https://chanakyaforum.com/ukraine-when-will-the-madness-end/ The War Crimes Charge Against…

By K P Fabian