Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
Pakistan's power structure is unique with the Army sitting on top of the pyramid and former PM Imran Khan's attempt to break free of the Army's overlordship led to disputes.
20 Apr 2022
New Delhi’s decision to import oil from Moscow has disappointed the US and UK, but urging us not to do so as that would help the Russian economy is blatant hypocrisy.
24 Mar 2022
Those who want us to join the Western bandwagon and condemn Russia seem oblivious to their own stand when it comes to supporting India against China and Pakistan.
01 Mar 2022
Though there are lingering differences within the group, the need to counter China’s challenge is an area of converging interest.
24 Feb 2022
Regime change policies are the staple of Anglo-American interventions in various parts of the world, including Ukraine.
28 Jan 2022
Apart from dispelling the sense of drift, Putin’s visit was a clear signal of the commitment to a multipolar global order and reinforced strategic balance as an enduring factor in ties
15 Dec 2021
The US wants to grab a major share of the Indian defence hardware market. But any imposition of sanctions will dampen chances of defence cooperation gaining further traction
18 Nov 2021
Blasphemy has been weaponised by fanatic Islamist organisations in Pakistan for quite some time and in Bangladesh, the Islamists have learnt fast to emulate this.
29 Oct 2021
AUKUS adds another layer of deterrence against China. The group is likely to strengthen the military dimension, contrary to the belief that it undercuts Quad.
09 Oct 2021
The Taliban’s return will lead to geopolitical realignment. India’s ties with major powers will also be readjusted to manage terrorism coming from the Af-Pak area
16 Sep 2021
Though even the US knew a Taliban takeover was inevitable, it had not expected it to happen so soon. The misjudgement about the Afghan army’s capabilities was monumental
19 Aug 2021