Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 05:48
Paper No. 6212 Dated 09-Jan-2017
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Strategic dilemmas face Russia in 2017 in terms of recalibrating its foreign policies with United States and China in response to new US President’s policy shifts recently indicated.
US President-elect Trump has minced no words in enunciating likely hard line policies against China and the United States desire to recast existing American policies for more cooperative relations with Russia.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 01/05/2017 - 10:00
Paper No. 6211 Dated 05-Jan-2017
By Bhaskar Roy
Having failed to constrict India within South Asia with its “String of Pearls” (an American euphuism) Strategy, China has now embarked on a new initiative to trip India’s growing comprehensive national power (CNP) and influence beyond South Asia.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 01/04/2017 - 09:40
Note No. 777 Dated 04-Jan-2017
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.
It is more than a year and a half that the new constitution was promulgated. Yet there has been no progress at all in implementation as the parties are still quarreling over reconfiguration of different provinces.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 01/02/2017 - 05:35
Paper No. 6210 Dated 02-Jan-2017
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Russia and United States détente’ is a geopolitical imperative in 2017 for global stability and security when placed in context of China’s unbridled provocative military rise.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 12/30/2016 - 06:16
Paper No. 6209 Dated 30-Dec-2016
Guest Column by Alexander Murray
Earlier this month, the Afghan government of President Ashraf Ghani made requests of the UN Security Council (UNSC) that Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and his political affiliate, Hezb-e-Islami-ye-Gulbuddin (HIG), be removed of international sanctions.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 12/29/2016 - 05:48
Paper No. 6208 Dated 29-Dec-2016
by Dr Subhash Kapila
The China-Pakistan-Russia Troika having emerged on the South Asian geopolitical scene now with undisguised contours and political signalling emerges as India’s foremost foreign policy challenge in 2017.
The China-Pakistan Axis has been in existence from 1963 onwards but the addition of Russia to the China-Pakistan Axis leading to its emergence as the China-Pakistan-Russia Troika is a phenomenon of recent vintage.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 12/26/2016 - 15:36
Paper No. 6207 Dated 26-Dec-2016
By Vappala Balachandran
On December 23 US President Elect Donald Trump “stunned” nuclear weapons experts by telling Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe programme” that he was encouraging a nuclear arms race. This interview had followed his December 22nd tweet: “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.