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Geopolitics-India’s policy choices in Afghanistan- “My Enemy’s Enemy: India In Afghanistan From The Soviet Invasion To The US Withdrawal” 

2017-11-08T00:37:33+00:00

In 1878, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, the viceroy of India, was convinced that the Afghan amir Sher Ali Khan was getting too close to the Russians. A team of British diplomats sent to meet Khan was turned away at the Khyber Pass. The result was the Second Anglo-Afghan War and the signing of the Treaty of Gandamak, which made Afghanistan surrender its foreign policy to the British government. This also marked the resumption of Britain’s forward Afghan policy, which had earlier been given up in favour of a closed border policy (also known as a strategy of “masterly inactivity”) after the defeat [...]

Geopolitics-India’s policy choices in Afghanistan- “My Enemy’s Enemy: India In Afghanistan From The Soviet Invasion To The US Withdrawal” 2017-11-08T00:37:33+00:00

Geopolitics-100 year history of The Israel-Palestine conflict !!!

2017-11-01T06:58:41+00:00

A timeline of the conflict which has its roots in the late 19th century. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has its roots in the late 19th century when Jews fleeing anti-Semitism in Russia and central Europe began emigrating to Palestine. […]

Geopolitics-100 year history of The Israel-Palestine conflict !!!2017-11-01T06:58:41+00:00

Geopolitics-How India sees the world ?

2017-10-02T16:09:56+00:00

Broadly speaking, there are four types of countries. One is large and rich; another is large and poor; a third is small and rich; and the fourth is small and poor. […]

Geopolitics-How India sees the world ?2017-10-02T16:09:56+00:00

Geopolitics-What’s The Truth About The Rohingya Crisis?

2017-09-23T21:14:39+00:00

Why on earth has the Myanmar army led by Nobel peace prize hero, Aung San Suu Kyi, suddenly begun picking on this innocent folk called the Rohingya, who have just been going about their business all these decades? […]

Geopolitics-What’s The Truth About The Rohingya Crisis?2017-09-23T21:14:39+00:00

Geopolitics-BRICS & Xiamen Declaration !!!

2017-09-20T10:57:00+00:00

Background- The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping (BRICS) has since long ceased to be of material significance as multilateral institutions go. The recent BRICS Summit in Xiamen (China) only seemed to confirm this. It suggests that BRICS may be going the way of quite a few other organisations. […]

Geopolitics-BRICS & Xiamen Declaration !!!2017-09-20T10:57:00+00:00

Geopolitics – India, Japan and a Bullet Train !!!

2017-09-17T23:51:43+00:00

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project is likely to significantly impact several areas, from attracting more foreign investment to possibly ushering a transformation of Indian Railways. Here is how. […]

Geopolitics – India, Japan and a Bullet Train !!!2017-09-17T23:51:43+00:00

Geopolitics-The logic of India’s response to China !!!

2017-08-16T13:01:58+00:00

Amid the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam area in the Sikkim sector, national security adviser Ajit Doval’s visit to China has come and gone. Nothing much has changed on the ground. […]

Geopolitics-The logic of India’s response to China !!!2017-08-16T13:01:58+00:00