Maj Gen C P Singh, Retd It gives me great pride as Indian to say that India is the only country in the world that liberated Bangladesh with surrender of fully armed one Lakh Pakistani troops in just 14 days. Even superpowers have failed to do that. The war in Ukraine has gone beyond 75 days, much against the expectations of the world and certainly, that of Russia. … [Read more...] about Ukraine: Who wins! Who cares!!
Hardeep Bedi The ongoing Russo-Ukraine War has the international community in a state of flux with each country working on its options and postures. The US and NATO have adopted the aggressive posture of imposing sanctions on Russia which have not, by any means, lowered the resolve of Russian President Vladimir Putin to go ahead with the military operation to completely … [Read more...] about Ukraine crisis poses high security challenges to India
Dr. Simrit Kahlon It is now more than a month since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan post the withdrawal of the US and NATO forces. The month gone by has witnessed considerable violence in the crisis prone country with a debilitating military operation in its Panjsher Province whose outcome is not very clear. This apart, while the Taliban is wrestling with internal … [Read more...] about India’s role in the global post-conflict vision for Afghanistan
Jasbir Sarai The inevitability of Taliban control over the whole of Afghanistan within a year or two of the US leaving the country was quite well appreciated. What was not appreciated was the speed with which it happened. According to reports, the Taliban is already in control of Kabul whose fall now coincides with the Independence Day of India. Mazar-e-Sharif and … [Read more...] about Afghanistan on the brink: Challenges for India and the world
Bureau Report “This was an especially important visit because we have reached a turning point,” said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday, May, 27, while launching a political salvo to take back Pakistan into the US embrace all over again.. “We look to the government of Pakistan to take decisive steps in the days ahead,” she added without spelling out what the steps … [Read more...] about Clintons double speak spells disaster for South Asia