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India’s Renewed Central-Asia Focus, China’s Economic Influence & Russia’s Security

NEW DELHI: On ‘Talking Point’, Ambassador Asoke Mukerji, India’s Former Permanent Representative to the UN, Ex-Envoy to Kazakhstan and the diplomat who opened India’s Uzbek, Tajik, & Turkmen Missions and Ambassador Phunchok Stobdan, India’s Former Envoy to Kyrgyzstan, Ex-Joint Director in the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and Author of the ‘The Great Game in […]Read More

The Coming Transformation In India’s Digital Commerce

NEW DELHI: Many of you are probably using the UPI, United Payments Interface that has transformed digital payments, making it fast, efficient. That in turn has seen the government making payments directly to farmers, to those below the poverty line and others. Now a new revolution is in the making: it’s called Open Network for […]Read More

A Quad Primer Amid Echoes Of Ukraine

NEW DELHI: The U.S.-Russia negotiations over Ukraine are being closely watched from Delhi. India cannot influence the direction of the talks; nevertheless, it has very high stakes in a successful resolution. If the two sides are able to strike an agreement, from Delhi’s point of view there are two important fallouts: Russia can step back […]Read More

U.S.-Russia Tension Over Ukraine And The Potential Fallout For India

NEW DELHI: On ‘The Gist’, Dr Tanvi Madan, Senior Fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy in the Foreign Policy Programme and Director of The India Project at the Brookings Institution and author of the book ‘Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped U.S.-India Relations during the Cold War’ in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor […]Read More

Behind All The Sound And Fury Over Ukraine …

NEW DELHI: StratNewsGlobal spoke to P S Raghavan, former ambassador to Russia and ex-chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, on US and Russia sabre rattling over Ukraine and whether that would lead to war. India has vital stakes in a peaceful resolution as that would enable it to develop strategic ties with all players […]Read More

China, North Korea, Russia-Ukraine, Security Top Of Japan-U.S. Talks

NEW DELHI: On ‘Talking Point‘, Tomohiko Taniguchi, Former Special Advisor to Ex-Japan Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s Cabinet and Professor, international political economy and Japan’s strategic diplomacy at Keio University and Robert A. Manning, Senior Fellow at the Scowcroft Centre for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council of the United States, Former Director, Energy and regional affairs, […]Read More

Why Siachen Matters To India

NEW DELHI: India isn’t averse to demilitarization of the Siachen Glacier, given that Pakistan accepts the Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL) that divides the positions of the two countries, says Indian army chief General MM Naravane. India was forced to take countermeasures on the world’s highest battlefield after Pakistan unilaterally tried to change the status […]Read More