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Afghanistan 2017 Offers "No Exit" Options to the United States:

Paper No. 6269     Dated 19-June-2017
 
By Dr Subhash Kapila
 
Sensing that the violent paroxysms of the Pakistan Army-Taliban combine in 2017 in disrupting Afghanistan brook no conflict-resolution, the United States this week wisely decided to reinforce US Forces in Afghanistan by another 4,000 troops, possibly, politically signalling a ‘Statement of Intent’ that more troop surges could follow.

Sunni Nato Military Alliance Spells Conflict in the Middle East.

Paper No. 6268                                Dated  12th June 2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Afghaistan subjected to Unholy Machinations of Pakistan-China-Russia Trilateral

Paper No. 6267                                 Dated 06-May-2017

By Dr   Subhash Kapila

Afghanistan seems to have been subjected to an increasing number of suicide bombings/terrorist attacks especially in Kabul ever since the emergence of the unholy Pakistan-China-Russia Trilateral and its more than usual interference in Afghanistan on the pretext of search for stability and peace in that war-ravaged country.

Bangladesh: A Faustian Bargain?

Paper No. 6266                                Dated 01-Jun-2017

By Bhaskar Roy

South Korea in China’s Strategic Calculus Analysed

Paper No. 6265                               Dated 31-May-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China’s strategic calculus imperatives dictate that South Korea never achieves reunification with North Korea and hence the futility of any of South Korea’s episodic “Sunshine Policies”.

Myanmar: Peace Process with Chinese Characteristics:

Paper No. 6264                Dated 30-May-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
One narrative that is all too prominent in the second Union Peace Conference- officially called the 21st century Panglong Conference is the role of China and its proxies before and during the Conference.
 

Theatre Military Commands for Indian Military is a Flawed Concept

Paper No. 6260                                 Dated 22-May-2017

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

The Indian Republic faces today a hostile military environment with two of its major military threats having coalesced raising spectre of war at short notice which thus militates against any tinkering with existing operational “Commands “of the three Services.

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