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  • 01 July, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.


India and United Nations – Role in Peaceful Conflict Resolution of the Russia-Ukraine War  

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we can attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make…

By Lt Gen (Dr) SK Gadeock

China’s New Aircraft Carrier Fujian: Hit or Miss

While the United States was wrapping up its Valiant Shield 2022 exercise on 17 June, China launched its third aircraft carrier with all the fanfare. The launch was postponed twice…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

A Hundred Days of Shocks and Surprises

The hundred days of a devastating war in Ukraine have proved once again that nothing is predictable in war, even in a David and Goliath kind of confrontation. In a…

By TP Sreenivasan

Conflict over Oil and Gas in the 21st Century: Is India Prepared?

Two primary strategic assumptions dominated the last few years of the twentieth century. First, that the global economic fulcrum is slowly but surely tilting away from the industrialized west to…

By Debnath Shaw

President Biden, Please Transit from the 20th to the 21st Century

Known for his courtesy and integrity, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr spent his formative years in the US Senate during a period when relations between the Cold War 1.0 contending powers,…

By Prof Madhav Das Nalapat

Lengthening Shadows of the Ukraine Crisis

Wars inflict lifelong misery on innocent population without discriminating young and old, women and children or nationality. Regardless of the outcome, they bear the brunt. This has been the story…

By Lt Gen CA Krishnan

United States Outmanoeuvres Russia Once Again?

In a recent briefing, the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Avril Haines warned, “I would characterize it as the Russians aren’t winning, and the Ukrainians aren’t winning, and we’re…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

India’s Transformational Diplomatic Leap into Europe

I cannot recall India’s relations with Europe, as a whole, ever being anything more than transactional. Despite the Indian public’s fascination for Europe and the US, it’s only the latter…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

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

How Russia-Ukraine Copied Finland War Without Lessons

Finland is a unique country with a distinct language and culture. However, its possession was always contested between Sweden and Russia. Though Finland mainly remained under Swedish control in 1809,…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Nuclear Resurgence for Peace and War

The emergence of Covid-19 and climate change as existential threats to mankind had relegated the nuclear danger to a second level threat till the Russia-Ukraine war broke out. In 1991,…

By TP Sreenivasan

India-US 2+2 Meeting : Maturing of an “Indispensable Partnership’’

The fourth 2+2 Meeting between the Foreign and Defence Ministers of India and the US took place in Washington DC on 11th April, 2022. The launch of the dialogue in…

By Ashok Sajjanhar