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Insurgency in Rakhine: Need to talk to Arakan Army:

Paper No. 6553              Dated  21-June-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan;

Global Power Play Churn and India’s Policy Options-2019.

Paper No. 6552             Dated  19-June-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

India’s foreign policy discourse and strategic analyses have this propensity to lapse into preferences for soft options like ‘Non-Alignment 2.0’ or “Strategic Autonomy’ whenever the geopolitical power play churning becomes challenging as visible in 2019. Both these strategic philosophies are redundant when India has yet to add military muscle to its national aspirational ambitions.

China and Russia Fret at US Global Dominance in 2019- An Analysis.

Paper No. 6549                        dated  11-June-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China and Russia stand rattled and fret on their inability to dent United States global predominance in 2019  as reflected in my earlier writings, the United States short of war, has “aggressively unleashed its new economic arsenal to assert its power” as the latest issue of The Economist so puts it.

China Fighting a Losing Battle against US in Indo Pacific Region-2019

Paper No. 6547                 Dated 4-June-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Perceptional battles which today constitute the main ingredient of foreign policies of major Nations indicates that China is losing out to United States in the Indo Pacific Region in 2019 going by the ‘lonesome’ statement of intent asserted by China in response to assertion of forceful intent on upholding Indo Pacific security by United States at the ongoing Shangri-La Dialogue commencing May 31 2019.

Japan Visit by US President Trump May 2019- Vexatious Geopolitical Overhang Analysed.–

Paper No. 6544                    Dated   27-May-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

US President Trump’s ongoing visit to Japan (May 25-28 2019) takes place when Japan singularly stands out contextually as US bulwark against vexatious geopolitical overhang of challenges posed to US by China, North Korea and South Korea which raises questions whether United States can afford ruffling Japan on trade issues particularly.

China in US ‘s Adversarial Crosshairs in 2019 -Contours visible.

Paper No. 6543             Dated 21-May-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China has decidedly moved up in adversarial crosshairs of the United States in 2019 when the geopolitical, geostrategic and geoeconomics dots are joined on the United States radars both globally and regionally in terms of Indo Pacific Security. United States President Trump seems to be moving towards a more robust strategy of checkmating China, short of containment.

CHINA Not impervious to Global Geo Political Pressures: An Analysis.

Paper No. 6538

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Geopolitically significant last week was China’s switch to lift its veto in United Nations blocking designation of Pak Terror Chief Masood Azhar after years of resistance. It marked of China no longer being impervious to geopolitical pressures. China had come under immense pressure led by United States and France.

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