Category Archives: International relations & Geoplotics


India’s security assistance to Afghanistan has to viewed in a larger geopolitical canvas. India must reach Afghanistan and it is in this form that India is developing Chah Bahar in Iran. Geo strategic overtones India is constructing 900 km railway Read more…


The term blue-water navy is a colloquialism used to describe a maritime force capable of operating across the deep waters of open oceans. While what actually constitutes such a force remains undefined, there is a requirement for the ability to exercise sea Read more…


The Uighurs live in Xinjiang, the largest and most western of China’s administrative regions, which is surrounded by Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. They are Muslim, speak a language close to Turkish, and are culturally and Read more…


China’s superpower ambition is bound to have a long term impact on Asian security. It’s very difficult to deal with an inscrutable, revisionist and rising superpower next door with whom India had a historical rivalry and whose brazen inroads into Read more…


Why the Chinese withdrew When the Chinese started road construction, it was an almost war like situation with eye ball to eye ball confrontation. In any case No one could have fought a war and China couldn’t have fought and Read more…


India’s Maritime cahleenges are associated with the security and Governance of Indian Ocean, the threats to the littoral countries and the problems of Indian Navy. India’s densely crowded littorals have a higher density of human habitation than the global trend. Read more…


Why Doklam Cha was so significant (Hindustan Times) Figure Courtesy: Wikipedia India has no objections to Chinese patrols in Doklam. But road construction towards the Jampheri (Zompiri) Ridge would have disrupted the status quo with serious security implications. Figure Courtesy: Wikipedia Jampheri Ridge Read more…


There can be three perspectives, some pure politics That China has an expansionist policy, wants to usurp as many strategic locations as it can so as to be in complete control of its economy and its policy towards being a Read more…


As a preemptive measure, China wants a full control over South China Sea. This is the area through which the greatest amount of traffic for India passes. Also the Chinese can think of controlling Malacca Strait from the Pacific side. Read more…


Globalisation is the process of international integration of products, technologies, human resources, capital, information and cultures. It is characterized by increasing social and economic openness and growing interdependence between the countries of the world. As globalization progresses, economic, social and Read more…