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.
IS Panjrath writes: There are also increasing instances where the Chinese assistance initially accepted as a genuine financial bailout by smaller nations is now turning out to be a case of ‘disguised strategic equities for China’ (effects of Chinese investments on the financial health of Sri Lanka are already visible while the CPEC in Pakistan is likely to follow suit).
Sanjay Kumar writes: The White Paper states that all countries in the world have equal rights to peacefully explore, develop and utilize outer space and celestial bodies. The outer space activities should be beneficial to country’s economic development and social progress, and to the peace, security, survival and development of mankind.