Inching towards the revival of India’s forgotten service: Is the Indian Navy gearing up for shifting defense dynamics in the world?
his article makes an attempt to list down some of the important factors that could help understand the motive of the aggressors and in turn, help to ease the geopolitical conflict at play in the Eastern European region over the past few decades.
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.
NATO’S post-conflict involvement in Afghanistan is as crucial as its twenty-year engagement in the past. Its stance shall influence refugee flows in the near future and determine the demography of nations across the world.
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)…
“I did not have a good life in Pakistan and now I’m back in Afghanistan. All I wish for is a small home and the chance for my children to get an education. If they can go to school this will be the biggest accomplishment of my life.” – Mustafa’s words, who was trying…
India’s foreign policy establishment, which has detested the Taliban for too long, faces a similar choice. The evolving situation may not leave India with an alternative but to engage constructively with the Taliban.
The current status of the India-Japan relations has contributed strongly to its perennial diversification.
Israel-Palestine conflict may be overcome by Lebanon’s model of sectarian power sharing. India’s experience in two-nation theory could help.
SAARC as a regional body was held hostage to the Indo-Pak tensions, which rendered cooperation among member states ineffective.
India entered the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) this year as a ‘Non-Permanent Member’, it should leverage its growing clout with the US to be vocal in its demand of making UNSC a more representative body.
The recent spate of terror attacks in Europe highlight a highly fragile relationship between European secularism and Islam. There is an urgent need to address the issue.