Strategic rethink

In the vast expanse of the Pacific, Australia finds itself at a crossroads, grappling with a shifting geopolitical landscape that demands a recalibration of its approach.

Future shocks

In the wake of the global push for manufacturing resurgence, governments worldwide seem entranced by the allure of factories as a panacea for a myriad of societal ills.

No place for violence II

As the Brown University’s estimates for the ‘War on Terror’ of the 21st century have made clear, if indirect impacts of war are included then mortality can be many times more than the deaths caused directly by war and conflict.

Towards disengagement and de-escalation

The second stage would involve pulling back armoured and artillery elements deployed on the Southern Bank, where India holds the key having occupied heights along the Kailash Ridge. This would be followed by pulling back of troops in this region.

A chance for India

The bitter truth to be admitted is that China is presently quite ahead of India in developing, using and exporting digital technology, the main plank of the much vaunted Fourth Industrial Revolution likely to shape every aspects of our lives, from health and education to entertainment, particularly in a pandemic hit world