Galwan Valley: Strategic Piece of Cake for the Dragon and the Elephant- Who Wins?

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Ladakh standoff shot very much higher political tensions between the two Asian superpowers. The tension escalated as both the nation’s army began violent standoffs including armed scuffles and close-quarter un-armed combat. Both the nation engaged in clash-off on Monday which is regarded as one of the […]

India-China Ladakh Standoff: The Diversion Power-Play between the Dragon and the Elephant

The Viyug’s first Issue Brief Grab it here Our first Issue Brief has been published in Amazon Kindle Store. Deep analysis on the recent India-China Ladakh Standoff has been conducted including the Galwan Valley faceoff. The analysis is consolidated into the form of booklet and has been published by the author. If you hold Kindle […]

Boycott China? Re-looking India-China Bilateral Relationship

India is not China’s primary threat and South Asia is not China’s primary theater.
Conflict between these two countries would not address any key security conflicts for China. Moreover, this would only yield minimal returns and probably expose China to a two-front war with the US and India.

HOW FRENCH HONG KONG OF THE RED SEA BECAME CHINA’S STRATEGIC CHOKE-POINT IN AFRICA; by Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke

Djibouti (nicknamed as French Hong Kong of the Red Sea due to its cosmopolitan urbanism) lies on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait (Horn of Africa) and serves as a gateway to Suez Canal which is considered as one of the world’s busiest shipping routes. Djibouti being a port at such a strategic location serves as the […]

Balochistan Militants And China-Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Economic Corridor; By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke

Terrorism in Baluchistan has long been troubling the Pakistani government since the establishment of China Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Economic Corridor. Worldwide many think tanks have jumped into in-depth study on this issue. There are multiple theoretical perspectives to analyse Baloch separatism including political identification, nationalism, and socio-economic development. So when it comes to politics there […]