The profession of handling the international relations is carried out by the diplomats. They are uniquely skilful in dealing with people in the most prudent and tactful manner. The work which is carried out is of utmost importance to a nation’s interest as they pro-tanto decide the fate of one’s nation through important bilateral and multilateral exchanges amongst states…
The current stand-off in Bhutan should be seen in the larger perspective of China’s strategy in the region based on the rules of its ancient game of ‘Wei Qi’ or Go – an ‘encirclement game’…….India therefore needs to ensure it provides a mature and a calibrated response on multiple fronts, along with other like-minded middle powers in the region to thwart China’s game of ‘Wei Qi’ especially in the Asia Pacific region.
Anurag Dwivedi Writes: Repeated cyber attacks cannot be looked at merely from a technical perspective and they have multiple dimensions straddling geo-politics, warfare, economy and national security. Larger underlying narratives are at play globally and we need to start working on a “Cyber – Electronic Warfare Doctrine” on similar lines as our nuclear doctrine.
Ms Varya Srivastava Writes: Being a landlocked country, Nepal had always been dependent on India for supply of resources. However, the forced Nepalese transition into a democracy strained the relations between the two countries giving the window to China to nurture its ties with Nepal. Today, markets in Nepal are flooded with Chinese goods.