How far does the East Act policy reach?

By Carlos Cruz Infante In 2019 Latin American countries experienced the most profound social crisis since the reestablishment of the region’s democracies in the ’90s. Dictatorships prevailed in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba. In Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico -the three biggest economies of the region- populist leaders conquered the ballot-boxes. Peru suffered its worst political crisis …

Ship Building Industry in India: A Detailed Perspective of its Immense Capability

By Amit Kumar When we talk of the Shipbuilding Industry being restrictive to India, we find that it is only a mere 1.3% of the global vessel fleet that Indian Shipbuilding contributes to. It would be an injustice to not mention that the Indian Shipbuilding and Ship repairing Industry is existent since time immemorial. It …

Rejuvenating India-Malaysia Ties Needs Mutual Understanding and Confidence: An Indian Perspective

By Dr. Sampa Kundu and Ms. Arpita Singh Dr. Sampa KunduMs. Arpita Singh Introduction It was November 1962 when the former Malaysian Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman arrived in Kolkata on his way from London to Kuala Lumpur. Incidentally, this was in the midst of the Indo-Chinese border war and in that context, the prime …

Libya: The Way Forward is Riddled

By Ambassador Anil Trigunayat A wasted decade is the story of Libya and apathy of an interventionist but irresponsible international community to put it mildly. Arab Spring that started in Tunisia also called “Jasmine Revolution’ left the failing and falling regimes in its wake. The hapless and more disgruntled people are trying to cope with …

China’s Strategic Miscalculation: War Avoidance to War Embracement

Lt Gen P R Shankar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, (Retd) Director General of Artillery writes on China’s strategic miscalculation- war avoidance to war embracement. Read this exclusive article of The Viyug

India-US Ties in the Post-Pandemic Era

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke The following piece is a long-read. It is graded 7.5/10 India and the United States of America being the two big powers in the Indo-Pacific region also shares values of democracy at the fundamental level. Diplomatic relations between the two countries are the same as relations between two individuals. It is …

The Doha Talks

By Nadir Shah Katwazai After two years of tough discourses and talks times comes for Intra- Afghan talks between the Taliban and Afghan government. The peace deal between the Taliban and American in late February without the involvement of the Afghan government in Doha was a much-complicated phase. The deal focuses on four main points …

State’s travel restrictions on Pashtun leaders in the tribal areas and Baluchistan

By Nadir Shah Katwazai This is not the first time when the Pakistani government is creating a hurdle for Pashtun Protection Movement’s leaders and its Members. Mohsin Dawar, a member of the national assembly from North Waziristan, has been stopped at Quetta airport to halt to entry into the city a few days ago. The …

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 …