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Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang and Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, wave during a departure ceremony at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

China’s White Paper on Space : 2016

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.

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PAKISTAN : LAND FOR HIRE

Sandeep Jain writes: Pakistan has repeatedly been hiring out its sovereignty to suitable players. To be fair, their leaders have been smart by being able to extract maximum advantage from countries like China and USA without really compromising too much.

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US-CHINA ECONOMIC RELATIONS : THE HOBSON’S CHOICE

Sandeep Jain writes: For China also a slowdown of economic relations with USA comes at a cost. The Chinese economy runs the risk of stagnating unless it can quickly find new avenues of revenue in other countries. OBOR is a step in that direction.

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Cashless Economy : A National Security Perspective

Anurag Dwivedi writes: Closer home, the demonetization narrative has shifted to cashless economy and digital transactions. Cyber security related concerns have rightly been flagged but the focus is more on security of individual financial transactions whereas the national security dimension has mostly been overlooked.