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 U.S-India Indo-Pacific strategic alignment taking shape?

  The United States and India finally concluded their twice delayed 2+2 ministerial dialogue in New Delhi, that marked the signing of historic Communications Compatibility and Security Cooperation Agreement (COMCASA) between two countries. However, the road to such close cooperation wasn’t an easy ride given the obvious Indian skepticism towards the U.S geopolitical intentions and … Continue reading Is U.S-India Indo-Pacific strategic alignment taking shape?

Indo-Pacific Enters Asian Security Affairs Lexicon Officially

In his 2007 speech to the august house of Indian parliamentarians, Japanese President Shinzo Abe was first to moot the idea of “Confluence of Two Oceans” taking a leaf from the book “The confluence of two Oceans” (Majma-ul-Bahrayn) compiled by the Mughal Prince Dara Shukoh in 1655. The confluence continued its momentum, incubating the minds of strategists and the … Continue reading Indo-Pacific Enters Asian Security Affairs Lexicon Officially