USI conducts Strategic Gaming Exercise-II – Strategic Competition in West Asia & Af-Pak Region from 11 to 13 October 2017. The aim of SGE – II was to expose the participants to the process of analysing dynamics of conflicts in West Asia, Af-Pak region and China-Pakistan Nexus; impact on regional and national security and formulation of comprehensive response strategy in keeping with national interests.
Strategic Panel Discussion setting was premised on the prevailing global geopolitical developments and its wider ramifications for regional peace and security, providing a broad overview of geopolitical and strategic trends in the Indo-Pacific and Geo Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region.
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.
Bhatnagar writes: Taliban has asked Donald Trump to review Afghanistan Policy and withdraw all foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country. Should Trump who envisions achieving a stable and peaceful world with less conflict and more common ground; review, in the short term, America’s strategy in Afghanistan in light of a re-surging Taliban?