Geopolitics

Articles on International issues, relationship between countries, etc. are part of this sub-category.

Elections and Foreign Policy – A tightrope walk?

Elections and Foreign Policy – A tightrope walk?

2024 election season saw the BJP highlighting Indian leadership of the G20, success of Operation Ganga, evacuation of Indians from war-torn Ukraine with the Opposition criticizing the incumbent on the stand-off in Galwan as well as the alleged occupation of around 2000 sq km of Indian territory by China (a claim disputed by the current government).

Ukraine Crisis: Rationale of Russia’s Nuclear Threats and its Seriousness

Ukraine Crisis: Rationale of Russia’s Nuclear Threats and its Seriousness

Firstly, the war in Ukraine has huge escalatory potential since it has not gone according to the plan of Putin. The Kremlin had assumed that the war against Ukraine would be over quite quickly considering the huge gap of military capabilities that exist between Russia and its eastern neighbour.

The Fate of Afghanistan: Rise of Taliban Regime

The Fate of Afghanistan: Rise of Taliban Regime

The beginning of the Beginning  By the early 19th century, the Afghan empire was under threat from the Persians in the west and the Sikh Empire in the east. In the Anglo-Afghan Wars (three conflicts-1839–42; 1878–80; 1919) Great Britain, from its base in India, sought to extend its control over neighbouring Afghanistan (rich in resources)…