• 14 April, 2024
Geopolitics & National Security
Vikram Sood
Vikram Sood

Vikram Sood was a career intelligence officer and headed the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), India’s external intelligence agency. He is the author of ‘The Unending Game – A former R&AW Chief’s Insights into Espionage’ and ‘The Ultimate Goal – A Former R&AW Chief Deconstructs How Nations Construct Narratives’.

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India Under Attack

Threats as commonly understood in India have usually been those arising from China, Pakistan, and terrorism as the main ones. But there is another threat that has been brewing nearly 10 years and is now easily visible. Indians regularly show fashionable curiosity about the quadrennial jamboree th

Xi Jinping’s Record Promotion of Generals – Loyalty or Insecurity?

Chinese President and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Xi Jinping, promoted seven officers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to the rank of General on January 21, 2022, the highest rank for serving officers in China. Viewed as a way to gain the loyalty of rising stars in

Factional Infighting in Chinese Communist Party

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) often comes across as a homogenous group to those studying China. This united front, however, is a carefully cultivated image that the CCP portrays – both to the world and its domestic audience. Beneath the surface, however, there exist “factions”, which is a

Xi is Fine, Blame it on Modi!

Time magazine's latest story is titled “Modi Never Bought Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for India. Now the Whole World Is Paying” (https://time.com/6052370/modi-didnt-buy-enough-covid-19-vaccine/) The story is that Narendra Modi did not buy enough vaccines, so the world is now suffering. The title to