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

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

Is the global narrative on Kashmir changing: A Post Pulwama Analysis

By Senge Sering Copyright: CBS News Messages of solidarity with India and outrage against Pakistan continue to pour in from different parts of the world as New Delhi tries to deal with the aftermath of Pulwama suicide attack that killed 42 soldiers in Kashmir. Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) has accepted the responsibility of the … Continue reading Is the global narrative on Kashmir changing: A Post Pulwama Analysis