Round Table Discussion on “Post 19th Party Congress – An Assessment of China’s Strategic Behaviour” with Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) – US Army War College AWC on 30 November 2017
The Strategic Panel Discussion setting is premised on the prevailing global geopolitical developments and its wider ramifications for regional peace and security. The discussion provided a broad overview of geopolitical and strategic trends in the Indo-Pacific and Geo Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region, and their impact on regional stability and balance of power
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.
Panjrath writes! The Indian defence forces have been facing flak for their ad-hoc approach to modernisation. Stephen P Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta, in their famous work titled, ‘Arming without Aiming’ argue that ‘India has long been motivated to modernize its military, and it now has the resources. But so far, the drive to rebuild has lacked a critical component—strategic military planning’…..
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).