Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

By Debasis Dash Copyright: Nikkei Asian Review On November 17, 2019, the former defence secretary of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa won the presidential elections with 52.5% vote. While his rival, Sajith Premadasa from United National Party (UNP), came second in the presidential race with 43.8% vote. The Sinhalese majority from south, central and western part … Continue reading Ripples Towards Right: Return of Rajapaksa and South Asian Geopolitics

Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack

By Debasis Dash In any military crisis, the uncertainty over a futuristic scenario continues to influence the decision-making of the parties involve. The complexity of the situation and the intensity of the responses depends upon the type of war fought, i.e., either at the conventional or sub-conventional level. When a perpetual state of conflict maintained … Continue reading Fog of War and Perception Management in Social Information Space: Analyzing India-Pakistan Crisis Post Pulwama Attack

Geopolitics and Regional Rivalry will make India’s Fight Against Terror a Long-Drawn Affair

By Lt Col. Shailesh Kumar Rai Courtesy: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP China’s recent veto preventing blacklist of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar under the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1267 for the fourth time in a row has once again frustrated India’s attempts while making China-Pakistan friendship shine above all.  Despite strengthening via other supplementary resolutions, the … Continue reading Geopolitics and Regional Rivalry will make India’s Fight Against Terror a Long-Drawn Affair