July 22, 2017
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Donor's Meet confused over Afghan future
Afghanistan needs money and resources to post growth which can ultimately ensure political freedom and stability. But the donors’ conference last month in Tokyo has brought out differences and created confusion
 
Recasting strategic balance in South Asia
The US and China are all set to fight it out in South Asia to achieve their larger goal of maintaining preeminence in Asian strategic landscape. But this is not going to be simple as they may have thought
 
Changing equations in Asian strategic landscape
The recently concluded Shangri-La Dialogue has raised a spectrum of signals that an imminent change of power equations is awaiting the Asian continent. The whole event started unfolding with US expressing
 
DEMILITARIZING SIACHEN: Right offer at a wrong time
Most Indian policy makers and strategists are surprised over the Pakistani offer to resolve Siachen triangle with urgency. This, if at all could be resolved, no doubt will change the hostile relationship between
 
The cost of victory and defeat
Whether the elephants make love or fight, it is the grass which suffers the most in either situation. Fighting elephants often destroy so much in the process they regret later that their daily fodder is lost.
 
MMRCA Fallout : Strategic ties suffer a drubbing
The laws of motion say every action has an equal and opposite reaction. In this chain of action and reaction mode, under the current MMRCA negotiation scenario India’s strategic interests are suffering due to mishandling of the subject by top strategists in the government. Although the MMRCA deal has the potentiality of either propelling the Indian defence industry to a great height or can result
 
Iran war can salvage us preeminence
Iran-US relations could be the most unfathomable crust of the Persian Gulf, although the ocean floor is not so deep. Their love and hate, past and present, war and peace, are quite well documented in the history. American penchant for Iran goes back to the 50s. Then came the scary revolution. However, the 80s witnessed rapid