South Asia and Beyond

Myanmar Junta Approves Death For Two Anti-Regime Activists

Myanmar’s junta has approved the death sentences passed on former National League for Democracy lawmaker Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw and veteran democracy activist Ko Jimmy for their anti-regime activities. Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw is 40. Ko Jimmy is 53 and a former leading member of the 88 Generation Student Group. Both men were arrested late […]Read More

Launch of China’s New Aircraft Carrier Delayed

China’s third and most advanced aircraft carrier will likely be launched soon, according to new satellite imagery of the vessel. The carrier, called the Type 003, has been under construction near Shanghai since 2018. Satellite images taken by Planet Labs late May suggest work on the vessel is nearing completion, The Epoch Times reported. The […]Read More

“India-Taliban Relations Likely To Be Transactional; But We Should Work With Opposition Too”

NEW DELHI: Ambassador Gautam Mukhopadhaya, India’s Former Envoy to Afghanistan in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. The former Envoy discusses India’s first publicly announced Kabul meetings with the Taliban since it re-took Afghanistan on August 15th last year. “It was a matter of time before some level of official engagement took […]Read More

Biden’s Battle For Gun Control In The US

President Biden wants to meet with Congress regarding gun legislation Measure comes after 21 children were killed in a school in Uvalde, Texas Guns are seen as a constitutional right in the US Gun reform is opposed by the US gun lobby group called the National Rifle Association (NRA), one of the most powerful lobby […]Read More

India-Israel To Sharpen Defence, Security Ties; Free Trade Agreement Talks On

NEW DELHI: On #TalkingPoint, from Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh, Ambassador Navtej Sarna, Former Indian Envoy to Israel, U.K & the U.S. and Author, ‘Indians at Herod’s Gate: A Jerusalem Tale’ and from Tel Aviv, Anat Bernstein-Reich, CEO, BDO Israel-India Investment Banking and Chair, Israel-India Chamber of Commerce joins StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi. The […]Read More