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 […]

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.

What does the Dalgona Coffee trend signifies India’s Culinary Diplomacy

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke (note: This article was originally published in “The Eastern Herald”. The link to the original destination is attached at the end of the page) The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken the world and virtually paralyzed our daily lives. Many parts of the world are under strict lock-down with people themselves quarantining at home. […]

INDIA’S CLIMATE DIPLOMACY FOR INDO-PACIFIC PORTS; By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke

Abstract: The surge in the frequency and intensity of climate change impacts has raised the alarm about how this could hamper coastal activities. Several critical ports in the Indo-Pacific region are hubs of international trade and at the same time vulnerable to typhoons, taller waves and erosion. India’s climate diplomacy at the regional level could […]

The String of Pearls vs The Iron Curtain; by Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke

China’s rapid economic development over the course of the last quarter century has been heavily dependent on foreign sources of energy, its power sources are imported up to 70% from other countries. Hence China started to concentrate on the ways and means to get the same to its Mainland to sustain its growth in the […]