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Afghanistan 2017 Witnesses the Power Tussle of Two New Strategic Trilaterals

Paper No. 6318                                  Dated 06-Nov-2017

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Strange and ironical are geopolitical histories of a region where within two decades geopolitical alignments have spun on their heads. This happens to be the case of Afghanistan’s turbulent last two decades where a new and serious power tussle is underway between two Strategic Trilaterals.

India's Salience in the Global Strategic Calculus -2016

Paper No. 6131                                 Dated 22-June-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Geopolitical constellations in mid-2016 have positioned India in an unmistakeable salience in the global strategic calculus which revolves around the power-play of the United States, Russia and China’s Superpower pretensions.

Setback to India’s Pak Policy and the China Factor

Paper No. 6099                               Dated 12-Apr-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit practically scuttled the progress of the bilateral peace process when he indicated (April 07) in New Delhi that the talks between India and Pakistan was suspended, and there was no reciprocal visit on agenda by an Indian investigation team to Pakistan. 

China unmasks its Connivance in Pakistan’s State-Sponsored Terrorism

Paper No. 6096                                  Dated 07-Apr-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China once again unmasks its connivance in Pakistan’s state-sponsored terrorism when last month it vetoed in the United Nations a resolution supported by all other Security Council and other members designating JEM Chief Azhar Masood as an international terrorist, notwithstanding the fact that the Pak ISI-supported JEM stands designated as an international terrorist organisation.

Afghanistan Stability 2015 and the Pakistan-US-China Triangle

Paper No. 5989                        Dated  17-Aug-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Afghanistan’s stability in 2015 is far from the offing despite the Pakistan-United States-China triangle’s flawed convergence of interests in co-opting the Taliban for Afghan reconciliation post-US military involvement exit from Afghanistan, oblivious to the reality that the Taliban is not part of the solution but the major problem itself.

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