• 04 June, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security


India’s G 20 Presidency : Lessons From The Past And Opportunities For Future

“As we meet together in India at the end of 1983, representing a quarter of the world’s people from every continent and many regions, we have shared both our concerns…

By Col Arun P Agarwal

Lessons For India: From Russia And China With Love

In January 2022, I predicted the exact timeline of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The United States was the only country that was making noise about the imminent Russian attack on Ukraine.…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Dhanyavaad: A Letter of Gratitude to India from Türkiye

Earthquake in Türkiye Türkiye and India have maintained friendly relations since establishing diplomatic ties in 1948. This historic relation was tested with the unfortunate occurrence of a devastating earthquake in…

By Sarmad Iqbal

The Payoffs Of Disaster Diplomacy

At least two devastating earthquakes in the region of the Türkiye-Syria border near the south eastern province of Kahramanmaras, north of Gaziantep and near the border of Syria, have left…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

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

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

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

Nancy Peloci’s Avoidable Visit to Taiwan: Fall Out

The controversial visit to Taiwan (2nd August 2022) by the US Speaker, House of Representatives, Nancy Peloci is over but has left some questions unanswered. Meanwhile, the visit’s fall out…

By Achal Malhotra

Can Either Russia or Ukraine Reasonably Claim to be ‘Winning’ the War in Ukraine?

Calgary (Canada), Jul 28 (The Conversation). As the war in Ukraine drags on, both Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskyy say it’s going their way. Both sides are outwardly…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Ukraine War: Why Moscow Could Go Nuclear Over Kyiv’s Threats to Crimea

Birmingham/Odesa, Jul 21 (The Conversation). As the war in Ukraine is about to head into its sixth month, the ferocity with which it is fought shows no signs of abating…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum