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The Enrica Lexie case and the stakes of coastal states in India

Paper No. 6733                       dated 15-Jan-2021
 
By K.M. Seethi  
 

United States China Policies 2021-- Incoming President Joe Biden Cannot Ignore ‘China Threat

Paper No. 6731                     Dated 11-Jan-2021

By Dr Subhash Kapila

United States China-Policies 2021 under incoming President Joe Biden are under global cynosure more than in earlier decades not because United States has changed but because China since 2013 has displayed predatory aggression inducing China Threat palpability beyond Indo Pacific combines.

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Pakistan’s Objectives conflict with Peace efforts in Afghanistan

Paper No. 6726                                               Dated 6-Jan-2021

Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra,

While Pakistan kept affirming its commitment to the ongoing exercise of Afghan peace talks, its proclivity towards meddling in the internal affairs of another neighboring sovereign country with an inevitable desire to shape political dynamics there, contradicts its obligations and questions its dedication towards the peace process.

China’s Six Decades of Unremitting Offensive Military Adventurism Calls for Indian Foreign Policy Reset

Paper No 6725                                   Dated 5-Jan-2021

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China defying global geopolitical dynamics heavily weighted against China and in favour of India has been engaged since May 2020 in unprovoked military escalation and armed clashes in Eastern Ladakh. Chinese triumphal arrogance against India calls for an urgent reset of India’s China-policy.

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Afghan Peace Process and Plausible Strategies under Biden Administration:

   Paper No. 6724                             Dated 4-Jan-2021

By Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra,

Initial steps towards the peace process in Afghanistan were taken in mid-2018 with senior American officials secretly traveling to Doha to open talks with the Taliban. This breakthrough was geared up with the appointment of Zalmay Khalilzad as the US State Department’s special representative for Afghan reconciliation in September 2018. However, each round of talks, though starting out with some optimism, fizzled out, followed by enhanced insurgency and violence.

Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement: Challenges for India

Paper No. 6722                   Dated 1-Jan-2021

By Vandana Mishra

Myanmar: How to deal with a Bully like China?

Paper No. 6721                       Dated 1-Jan-2021
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
Not so long ago, Irrawady in its editorial of 11th August, expressed its fears about China as follows.  It said that at that time, that  the Chinese weapons and economic influence are both spreading in Myanmar and the day may not be far off when China’s shadow will become so big that it will completely engulf Myanmar.
 

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