Volume 06 Issue 5 - JUL-AUG 2023
The article delves into the complex dynamics of India’s foreign policy vis-à-vis Iran and examines the challenges it poses. The study introduces two key concepts namely Iran’s role as a geopolitical pivot and India’s extended neighborhood, to provide a framework
This article provides a concise analysis of historical perspectives and geopolitical theories, with a focus on Lord Hastings “Pug” Ismay’s tripartite strategy and its implications for contemporary security policies. By examining Ismay’s strategy and its context, the article
The intensifying great-power competition between the United States and China, exacerbated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the unification tensions surrounding Taiwan, has compelled nations to align themselves and bolster their defenses. This study explores the munitions industrial bases
This article analyzes the geopolitical landscape in East Asia, focusing on the possibility of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. It explores China’s strategic objectives, military preparations, and the challenges it would face in executing such an operation. Despite China’s growing military
This article explores the imperative for Taiwan to proactively adapt its island defense strategy to effectively counter the aggressive actions of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and maintain a strong deterrent capability. Urgent implementation of asymmetric approaches is advocated, positioning
This article introduces a novel spacepower theory that draws inspiration from maritime concepts. Unlike previous theories that categorized space elements into brown space or blue space, this theory presents four distinct elements: brown space, green space, blue space, and terrestrial effects.
Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges come to the fore as it grapples with the complex dynamics of maintaining neutrality while engaging in economic cooperation with powerful nations, particularly China. Recent events, including the presence of Chinese submarines, the long-term lease of
The “non-nuclear five” (NN5) countries consisting of Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka have common geographical and/or regional borders with India and have historically been in their big neighbor’s historic and cultural sphere of influence. Yet, over the
This article examines the current security environment in the Indo-Pacific region, emphasizing Japan’s historical inflection point and the complex security threats it faces. The analysis highlights the evolution of the US–Japan security alliance since its establishment in 1951,
This article critically examines the likelihood of a collapse in the North Korean regime by drawing insights from three comprehensive inputs. Through a diverse range of perspectives, it provides a thorough analysis of the vulnerabilities and resilience of the North Korean party-state. By
The threat of near-peer adversaries possessing weapons of mass destruction necessitates a focus on comprehensive readiness for the US Army. This article highlights the significance of regaining Arctic dominance and conducting large-scale combat operations (LSCO) training in extreme cold
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