Decoding Chinese Strategic Intent in LAC Standoff

September 29, 2020 admin 0

by Major-General S. B. Asthana, SM, VSM Key Points 1. The Sino-Indian military posturing and muscle-flexing in Ladakh continues, along with diplomatic efforts to reduce tensions between the two. 2. The People’s Liberation Army’s locus of military operations is eastern Ladakh and its build up along the rest of the Read more ………

Moronic Pakistan’s New Frustration

September 22, 2020 admin 0

Pakistan’s denial of visa to Jayant Khobargade because of his ‘seniority’ and nixing his appointment as India’s charge d’affaires in Islamabad is no more than a moronic act. It shows how frustrated Pakistan has become over continuous neglect by the world of its relentless anti-India campaign, especially over the change Read more ………

China’s Continuing Conundrum: The US in the Maldives and Palau

September 18, 2020 admin 0

China’s aggressive and confrontational international policies have seen many countries in the international community come together to counter what they perceive to be gross expansionism in terms of territory, trade and commerce, military capacity and political influence. The push-back against Chinese expansionism has caused Beijing a good deal of concern, Read more ………

Digital Media under fire: By Tukoji R Pandit

September 18, 2020 admin 0

The government told the Supreme Court on September 17 that if at all it becomes necessary to prepare guidelines for all the media platforms then it is the digital media that has to be regulated first. The message was conveyed in an affidavit by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Read more ………

In Waziristan, Locals Worried Over Taliban Regrouping

September 16, 2020 admin 0

Syed Ayub Khan, like many other residents of North Waziristan, a district in western Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, is concerned over mounting insecurity in his homeland. Frequent reports of targeted assassinations, clashes, and attacks on security forces leave him worried over the specter of the region relapsing into anarchy. “We are Read more ………

Meeting Hopes, Aspirations of Kashmiri Youth

September 13, 2020 admin 0

By Hari Jaisingh There is never a dull moment in Kashmir’s quicksand politics. The situation is likely to take a new turn there with the exit from politics of bureaucrat-turned politician Shah Faesal. Leader of Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), Faesal is not the usual run-of-the mill person. He Read more ………