South Asia and Beyond

China Behaving Like A Drunk Muscle-Guy Smoking Near A Gas

NEW DELHI: Wang Ting-yu, Member of Taiwan’s Parliament and member of the Legislative Foreign Affairs & National Defence Committee in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. “Taiwan, like India, will not accept Xi Jinping’s agenda,” the MP says. On a record number of PLAAF intrusions ahead of Taiwan’s 10/10 National Day, he […]Read More

Why Mass Migration Is A Given Parag Khanna In Conversation

NEW DELHI: Why do people move, migrate across the globe? For centuries, they have done it for trade, stability, and better prospects. But in the 21st century, climate change, pandemics, and technology disruptions are forcing a new wave of migration across the world. In his latest book, Move, acclaimed author and global strategy adviser Parag […]Read More

Ladakh Deadlock: What Happens Now?

NEW DELHI: One word appears to sum up the India China situation on the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh: Deadlock! With talks between the corps commanders of the two sides having collapsed on Sunday, where do we go from here? It is not even clear whether talks on this issue will resume any time […]Read More

Talks Fail As China Doesn’t Agree to Resolve Remaining LAC

NEW DELHI: The 13th round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China that took place on Sunday has collapsed. India says China did not agree to constructive suggestions to resolve the outstanding issues along the Line of Actual Control. Nor did it make any forward looking proposal. The Chinese PLA put out a statement, […]Read More

East Of The North-East: A Journey To Eastern Arunachal

NEW DELHI: Two weeks after our trip to Eastern Arunachal Pradesh, tonight Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale decided to take questions and answer queries live from our viewers on the highlights of the trip and his impressions about the changed circumstances in the area and why one should feel confident about India’s military preparedness in the […]Read More

A Guide To Contemporary China

Shopping Abroad China’s young female luxury buyers are cutting down on shopping sprees at home, hoping international travel may soon resume, according to a new fashion consumer report. The country’s luxury connoisseurs are largely concentrated in Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, and Shenzhen, New York-based market research agency LookLook said in its report. People in the Chinese […]Read More

Australia Bringing India Into Strategic, Economic 1st Tier: Former Foreign

NEW DELHI:  On ‘Talking Point’, Peter N. Varghese, Chancellor of the University of Queensland, Former Secretary, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Australia’s Ex-High Commissioner to India and Author of the ‘India Economic Strategy to 2035’ report in discussion with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. “The Australia-India relationship has got a very […]Read More

Along the China Frontier in the East: A Reporter’s Journal

NEW DELHI:  Travelling in India’s northeast is never easy. As someone who lived in and reported from the region between 1983 and 2006, Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale knows it too well. But his time in the region also makes him passionate about the northeast. And if it is connected to the Indian military, it is […]Read More

‘On Taiwan, U.S. Needs To Draw The Line For China’

NEW DELHI: The heightened Chinese belligerence against Taiwan has raised questions about timing. A confluence of events has made the CCP think this is the right time to threaten Taiwan into obedience, says Captain James E. Fanell (Retd), former Director of Intelligence and Information Operations for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. China tried to do it […]Read More

India ‘Indispensable, Multi-dimensional Partner’; Pakistan?

NEW DELHI: On ‘The Gist’, Akhil Bery, Director of South Asia Initiatives at the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, DC in analysis with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman has had talks in India on the India-US strategic partnership post the first in-person Quad summit, “security, […]Read More