• 06 October, 2022
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Crystal Gazing the Future of Ukraine

The past two months have been unprecedented in world history. We were transformed into the era of the pre Cold War reminiscent of World War II, 1941-45. It seems mankind…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

The Cat is Out of the Bag: Biden Confirms US’ Real Objective in Ukraine

The cat is out of the bag, Dear Readers. That is if it were ever fully in the bag. At the very least, its head was never in; its eyes…

By Niraj Srivastava

Vladimir Putin: What’s Cooking Between Two Ears

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave an important speech on 21 February 2022. He gave his version of long historical evidence of the nonexistence of Ukraine. But his…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

War in Ukraine : Miscalculations Galore

Those who stick out their necks early in developing military and geopolitical situations many times tend to eat crow. I have experienced this over time but yet continue to repeat…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

The Ukrainian Conundrum – Who Wants War, At Any Cost?

I watch the unfolding drama, not unlikely to reach a tragic end, with considerable consternation and even more sadness.  By ‘tragic end’ I do not necessarily mean a big war…

By K P Fabian

Putin May Win the Battle Without Fighting a War

War is generally believed to begin when diplomacy fails. But President Vladimir Putin of Russia has used the threat of war to force diplomacy to resolve intractable issues. His basic…

By TP Sreenivasan

Russia-China Axis: Consolidation of Global Geo-strategic Polarisation

President Putin's recent visit (4th February) to China and its overall outcome has further consolidated the global geo-political and geo-strategic polarisation, the contours of which had emerged some years ago.…

By Achal Malhotra

The Ukraine Standoff and its Larger Global Impact

When Ukraine erupted as a geopolitical issue in 2014 there were competing international events and geopolitical stories which were moving parallelly in those times. As the narrative progressed the Russian…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

A Russian Scramble for Africa

The demise of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, the overthrown President of Mali,  on 16 January 2022 brought focus back on the military coup in Mali. The military coup had tried to…

By Gurjit Singh

Warmongering in Europe :  The NATO-Russia Standoff Over Ukraine

Just recently Russia tried a good but very old method of psychological warfare. It widely publicised how many quarts of human blood of different types was being sent to the…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Is War Between Russia and Ukraine Imminent?

Russian troop movements near Ukraine have drawn concern from Kyiv and the United States that it might be considering attacking its neighbour. Here is a look at some of the…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Will the China-Russia Relationship Hold ?

New Delhi [India], August 26 (ANI): As fresh challenges emerge to America's superpower status, further fuelled by the chaos in Afghanistan, The Democracy Forum's (TDF) latest virtual event on global…