Medieval diplomacy, border incursions and balance of power ideas detract the relations between China and India. There is no end in sight to this game and an underlying distrust frames the relations. This is unlike the how these nations treat western powers, or do they live in their shadow of influence. China and India have a lot to gain by developing a mutual trust. Continue reading
My interest in regional security led me to read more about Afghanistan. A country that has seen misery, and which is in an unfortunate position to offer geo strategic value to the super powers and comparatively little natural resources. If … Continue reading
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/china-deploys-advanced-nmissile-on-indian-border-us/836941/ In the nuclear warhead count China definitely has more than India. Some of it will be deployed against India for geo strategic supremacy. This can not be denied, but the news has little value in improving relationships with China. … Continue reading
Over the top – Masood Hasan (click to read the article)
It is not uncommon in history when women, the most beautiful, have been sent to soften up relations. It will be a bias to do down a woman who flaunts her beauty and style. The article by a Pakistani, is in praise of Indian lifestyle and humbleness.
Personalities are not the issue, it is a question of ending conflict and ensuring lasting peace. Indo-Pak talks go on and on, nothing really happens and perhaps that is the intention. The charade has new characters, Hina the latest.
If it is going to be war on high heels, Pak knows well that India has a larger, matching and bolder armoury, so bring it on!
By the Weight of a Mustard is a book written by Wendell Steavenson, an American academic living in UK or the other way round. It made interesting reading and gave some insight into the Saddam era in Iraq, especially the … Continue reading
Indo-Pak relations, if there is any, can only get worse with the acquiring of tactical nuclear weapons. Look at this, this way: if you have a small gun and it is not effective, you will go for a bigger one. … Continue reading
US –Pak relationship came under some scrutiny and suspicion immediately and weeks after OBL was taken out by US Navy seals. The issue is going to become redundant sooner or later. The 23rd May issue of the Time magazine, carries … Continue reading
OBL’s elimination changes very little in the region. To argue on the legalities and moral issues of the operation still doesn’t change the equation. The US has done what it has to do and in a timely manner. The timing … Continue reading