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Afghanistan: Imperatives for United States Permanent Forward Military Presence

Paper No. 6300                                 Dated 06-Sept-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Contemporaneous and unfolding geopolitical dynamics in South and South West Asia generated by the China-Pakistan-Russia Trilateral interventionist stances on Afghanistan dictate strong imperatives for establishment of US Permanent Forward Military Presence in Afghanistan.

Pen Picture of Trump’s Foreign Policy

Paper No. 6296                                           Dated 1-Sept-2017
 
By Kazi Anwarul Masud
 
Odd Arne Westadt of Harvard Kennedy School of Government (The Cold War and America’s Delusion of Victory RED CENTURY AUG. 28, 2017) is of the opinion that America’s post-Cold War triumphalism came in two versions-one of Bill Clinton’s emphasis on prosperity while the other was George W Bush’s emphasis on predominance.
 

Asian Security 2017 Endangered by China and its Proxies War-Mongering

Paper No. 6290                                   Dated 14-Aug-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China and nuclear weapons states created as proxies by China, that is, North Korea and Pakistan, have rendered Asian security as explosive in 2017 by their unrestrained war-mongering and sabre-rattling impacting Indo Pacific Asia pointedly.

Change In Pakistan—Once Again

Paper No. 6287                                  Dated 07-Aug-2017

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

Afghanistan’s Renewed Significance in United States Geopolitical Calculus 2017

Paper No. 6286                                   Dated 07-Aug-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Afghanistan’s renewed significance in United States geopolitical calculus in 2017 seems to be impelled by the challenge of Afghanistan becoming the cockpit of global power games with the surfacing of the China-Pakistan-Russia Trilateral.

Pakistan Army’s Graduation from Military Coups to “Judicial Coups”

Paper No. 6282                                   Dated 31-Jul-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Pakistan Army yet again succeeded in overturning the strong electoral mandate with which PM Nawaz Sharif rode into power for the third time in 2013 and this time by a “Judicial Coup” with a complicit Supreme Court Judiciary.

Global Flashpoints generating Indian Foreign Policy Challenges in 2017

Paper No. 6274                                   Dated 03-Jul-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Major global flashpoints generating challenges for Indian foreign policy stretch from North Korea to the Middle East via the South China Sea disputes, China’s disruptive strategies in South Asia, Pakistan’s Islamic terrorism exports  and the explosive Saudi-Iran confrontation and ultimately the external military interventions in Syria.

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