Gen. Shashi Asthana

42 POSTS
The author is a veteran Infantry General with 40 years experience in international fields and UN. A globally acknowledged strategic & military writer/analyst; he is currently the Chief Instructor of USI of India, the oldest Indian Think-tank in India.

Exclusive articles:

Xi Jinping’s Art of Smart Dictatorship with Chinese Characteristics

Xi Jinping, the ‘Core’ leader has unveiled his new Politburo Standing Committee inducting with four new loyalists, retiring Li Keqiang and Wang Yang, in...

Why Parties to Russia Ukraine War Prolonging it?

Russia Ukraine War seems to be entering a deadly phase after seven months, witnessing significant twist in the form of Kremlin’s declaring victory in...

Escalating Big Power Contestation on Taiwan: Can It Lead to War?

Xi Jinping is seeking to hide his humiliation over US Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. His premature and unjustifiable warning to the US...

Is Fatigue Causing Twists and Turns in Russia Ukraine War?

As Russia Ukraine war completes three months, both sides are witnessing spectacular twists and turns, showing that reality is biting both sides. Few would...

Is the West Weaponising Ukrainian Nationalism to Checkmate Russia?

The conflict in Ukraine has rolls over to fourth week of devastation, resulting in over three million refugees, numerous military and civilian casualties, and...

Decoding Global Implications of Escalation Dynamics of Conflict in Ukraine in Second Week

The cold war 1.0 may have been declared to be over with disintegration of USSR, but the NATO - Russian tug of war kept...

Why Ukraine is Testbed for Big Power Contestation?

Backdrop Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky declares 16 February, 2022 as ‘Day of Unity’ apprehending Russian invasion based on US assessment, after talking to US President...

The ‘Wild Card Entry’ of China has Accelerated the Global Arms Race

In post Second World War era the Arms Race was identified by advances and innovations in conventional and nuclear weapons, with US and USSR...

Beyond ‘Wait and Watch’ in Afghanistan: Global Implications

Taliban supported by Pakistan took over Afghanistan by force, amidst  an embarrassing, botched withdrawal of US and allies, posing a façade of negotiated takeover....

Why Strategies of Stakeholders in Afghanistan Failing Against Taliban?

Taliban is increasingly gaining ground in Afghanistan, on daily basis, for considerable period. US may have declared ending its military mission in Afghanistan as...

Latest

Can Kazakhstan’s Unprecedented Floods be Prevented in the Future?

As Kazakhstan and parts of Russia grapple with severe...

Chinese Port Power

China's rise to prominence in the world economy during...

How Will EU Space Law Impact US National, Strategic, and Commercial Interests

Earlier this year, the six-month-long Belgian rotating presidency of...

US President Biden plays high-risk poker with Israel’s Netanyahu

US President Joe Biden doesn’t fit the mould of...
spot_imgspot_img