South Asia and Beyond

“Not One Security Incident Directed At India’s Diplomats, Afghanistan Not A Playground For Powers”

Kabul: In his first in-person interview in Kabul with an Indian media platform, Maulvi Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Taliban’s Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan(IEA) in conversation with StratNews Global(SNG) Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. SNG’s reports in Afghanistan have been filmed by Video Journalist Rohit Pandita. Initial on-the-spot translation is provided by Abdul Qahar Balkhi, Spokesperson of the Foreign […]Read More

“Quad Design Is Elastic, Can Be Expanded Vertically & Horizontally Depending On China’s Behaviour”

New Delhi: On ‘The Gist’, Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia, Global President of The Asia Society and Author of the book, ‘The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping’s China’, in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. Mr Rudd says “those who have designed the Quad in Washington, Tokyo, Delhi and Canberra […]Read More

‘Mindset Of The People Of Vietnam Vis-a-vis India Has Changed’

NEW DELHI: After serving nearly four years as the Vietnamese envoy to India, Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau is satisfied with his contribution to the bilateral relationship. The most important change has been the change in mindsets of the people of Vietnam with regard to India, he told StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale just hours […]Read More

INS Vikrant Will Add To India’s Maritime Muscle

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to commission INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, on September 2. This will put India in a select club of nations that have the capacity to design and develop aircraft carriers. When fully operational, the warship will significantly scale up India’s maritime capabilities, especially in the […]Read More

‘Chinese Communist Party Preparing For War’

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is preparing for war, according to China analyst and author Gordon Chang. Several recent developments in China’s policies—particularly an amendment to China’s National Defense Law—could signal that the regime is prepping for a full mobilization of its military, according to Chang. “China’s newly amended National Defense Law takes certain powers […]Read More