Kadyrov is Putin’s counter insurgency strategy in Caucuses, to stop the resistance. His private militia is the stabilizing force in the region. Articles Central Asia Politics & Governance

Should the President of Chechnya step down?

The Muslims of Chechnya in North Caucasus have a long history of resistance against the Russian imperial expansions. It can be traced back to the last quarter of 18th century…

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Afghanistan War , US, Afghanistan, Russia, Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Pakistan, R&AW Articles Asia Politics & Governance Region Themes

The 16 Years of Afghanistan War – A Reappraisal

16 years ago, the US invaded Afghanistan with the aim to dismantle Al-Qaeda (AQ), which American authorities blamed for the September 11 attacks. America also aimed not to provide the…

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Kim Jong Un, US, Korea, Nuclear, China, Russia Articles Asia Defense & Security Publications Region Themes

How Kim has Cornered the US

Years ago Bernard Brodie wrote about how war will be like after the induction of nuclear weapons. With the evolution of the concepts of deterrence and compellance, war strategies accounted…

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Alliances, Donald Trump, USA, EU, Russia, China Americas Articles Asia Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

Shifting Alliances

The flagship publication of the US Council on Foreign Relations, the Foreign Affairs magazine, ran the words “Present at the Destruction” on its cover. The issue itself covered many aspects…

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Steve Bannon, Trump, US, Russia, Alt Right Americas Articles Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

How the Ouster of Steve Bannon Bodes for the Trump Reign

More than a century ago, the Czar Nicholas II of the Russian empire had the proverbial “world” at his whim. His empire had made significant leaps forward in industry, agriculture…

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Moscow, Washington, US, Russia, Cold War, KGB, DNC0 Americas Articles Asia Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

Brewing Feud between Moscow and Washington

Vladimir Putin, the incumbent President of the Russian Federation has seen the western media develop a sort of addiction for him, not always positive though. In 2015, during the pinnacle…

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G20, US, Russia, NATO, Germany, Americas Articles Europe Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

Deciphering US nonchalance in the G20 Summit

The Guardian ran the headline “G19”. Numerous reputable and well established papers across the world, international and domestic, swiftly followed the cue. The Independent, The New York Times, The Washington…

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Kabul, Lock-down, Afghanistan Articles Asia Defense & Security Publications Region Themes

The Afghan Dilemma and Policy Option

With three devastating terrorist incidents in four days, Kabul is in lockdown and Afghanistan paralyzed. While there have been half a dozen major attacks in Kabul this year, including at…

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Washington, NATO, USA, Syria, POTUS, China, Russia Americas Articles Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

The Postures of Washington

Under normal circumstances, the prevalent news regarding NATO should have been the addition of Montenegro as its 29th member state. However, it was slighted; eclipsed by Mr. Trump’s U-turn regarding…

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Afghanistan, Turkey, Pakistan, Russia, China, Taliban Articles Asia Politics & Governance Publications Region Themes

Engaging with China Pakistan Russia Troika in Afghanistan: Turkey’s Way Forward

Turkey, situated between the two great civilizations of east and west has always played an important role in the ever-changing global dynamics in the past, especially in the Muslim world,…

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