• 16 May, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.


Overcoming Fear, the Kashmiri Way

Despite all the turbulences over the last few decades, Kashmiris never forget to welcome their guests who travel here from every nook and corner of the world. Known for its…

By Mudasir Dar

Is Pakistan Losing its Footing in Afghanistan?

Pakistan and Afghanistan’s relationship has been hitting stalemates in recent times, this comes at the junction of ramped-up attacks across the Durand Line on both sides. Ever since the fall…

By Siddhant Kishore

Lessons from a Conference Hundred Years Back

This year marks the centenary of the Washington Naval Conference which was held in the capital of the United States from November 1921 to February 1922. This Conference, well known…

By G S Iyer

Sardar KM Panikkar : A Maritime Visionary

A great historian, statesman, educationist, diplomat, journalist and bilingual writer, Kavalam Madhava Panikkar (1895-1963) has been consigned to history as having given the wrong advice to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru…

By TP Sreenivasan

Balochistan is Burning – Pakistan Should Remember 1971!

Among the many regions in this increasingly troubled and violence afflicted world where the local populace yearns for freedom from their oppressive regimes, the independence movement in the   province of…

By Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd)

Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw Too Deserved a Farewell with Honour  

On 06 February 2022 as the nation mourned the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar who apart from a well-known singer of international repute was also an awardee of Bharat Ratna,…

By Lt Col JS Sodhi (Retd)

Islamic State likely to pick battle-hardened Iraqi as next leader

The next leader of Islamic State is likely to be from a close circle of battle-hardened Iraqi jihadists who emerged in the aftermath of the 2003 U.S. invasion, two Iraqi…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

UAE Under Attack

In a surprise and rather shocking incident, Abu Dhabi airport was targeted by a drone attack today afternoon resulting in three oil tankers being blown off in close vicinity of…

By Col Rajeev Agarwal (Retd)

Destabilizing a Democracy Through Protests

D for democracy, demonstration, and destruction - these 3 words have kept India on tenterhooks since last 3 years. Farmer’s protests saw the rise of ISI backed Khalistani terror groups,…

By Levina

Pakistan’s Fresh Terror Push in Jammu & Kashmir – India on Alert

In Rawalakot of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), when Waqar entered his village on August 23, hundreds of Jaish terror recruits welcomed him in a cavalcade with repeated firing in the…

By Aditya Raj Kaul

How Long Can The Taliban 2.0 Last

The lightning speed with which the provincial capitals in Afghanistan, starting early August, fell in quick succession, leading the Taliban fighters to Kabul by mid August 2021, belying all predictions…

By Colonel Deepak Kumar

Migrant Workers on Hit List – Silent Majority of Kashmir Needs to Speak Out

Apart from the beautiful landscapes, endowed with heavenly mountains and hills, springs, mesmerizing water bodies and conflict, the valley of Kashmir is known for its hospitality across the globe.  The…

By Mudasir Dar