Category: Strategic and Geopolitical
Quad Summit: Part 2
Aadi and I discuss some more issues regarding the on going QUAD Summit
Quad Summit : Part 1
Aadi and I discuss the various aspects of the forthcoming QUAD Summit
Double Century In Pakistan : An Opportunity in Kashmir by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
The news that one US Dollar has crossed two hundred Pakistani Rupees is a landmark in the history of the nation’s descent into chaos. In the past year the Pakistani rupee has lost 25% of its value and in just about a month it has lost 7%. Pakistanis have termed this double century as the blackest…
INDIA’S EXPECTATIONS FROM THE QUAD SUMMIT by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
The QUAD summit is to take place shortly in Japan. It signifies the coming of QUAD in many respects. The physical signalling to China that the event is happening in its close proximity in Japan carries significance. The fact that South Korea is now planning to join the QUAD is also very important. Besides this,…
A WAR WITHOUT AN END : A DISCUSSION
Aadi and I discuss the Ukraine war which is turning out to be one without an end. This painful war is going to degrade but continue. We discuss the various facets of this degradation in this episode.
A DISCUSSION ON THE INDO PACIFIC
With the Ukrainian war locked in a static mode, Aadi and I discuss the contours of the Indo Pacific towards which the focus must shift.
OUTCOMES OF THE LARGER HYBRID WAR IN UKRAINE by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
Russia’s eastern offensive commenced on 18 Apr22. It has made very little headway. In over two weeks, Russia has been able to expand its area of control only marginally. It has carried out many air/misile/rocket strikes across the length and breadth of the country to degrade / destroy Ukraine’s military capability and other infrastructure which it considers…
A Perspective On Indo US Ties By Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
THIS IS A FOLLOW UP ON MY ARTICLE EVOLVING SECURITY DIMENSIONS IN THE INDO PACIFIC Also published @ CENJOWS The Indo US Strategic Partnership has come under some stress due to the differing perceptions on the Russo Ukrainian war. It even led the US President to comment that India was a ‘shaky’ partner. Additionally,…
UPDATE ON UKRAINE : A DISCUSSION
A discussion with Aadi Achint on the latest situation in Ukraine including the US military aid package and its implications.
Evolving Security Dimensions In The Indo Pacific : Indian Perspective By Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
THIS IS FOLLOWED UP BY A PERSPECTIVE ON INDO US TIES The Indo Pacific Region is the centre of gravity of international geopolitics and geoeconomics. Major population centres in the region support eight of the top twenty economies of the world. The major conflict areas and disaster zones lie in the Indo Pacific region. As a corollary,…