Defense and Strategic Affairs

BRICS+ Circle - A New Platform for South-South Cooperation

THE integration of the Global South has always worried the West. In the 1970s when the poor nations joined hands to demand a New International Economic Order (NIEO), the West got into action to divide the south-south solidarity. A three-way split was engineered – the oil producing third world countries in the middle east were clubbed together as relatively well-off nations and separated from the much larger third-world composed of developing and underdeveloped nations.

US is Using Ukraine to Split Eurasia

THE news of impending destruction and chaos in Kyiv is the new love of the global strategic community that relishes wars and is constantly on a lookout for hotspots where the US military can intervene and reiterate the American primacy. The western media has launched a propaganda blitzkrieg to tell the world that there is a massive Russian military build-up along Ukraines borders and President Vladimir Putin is on the verge of launching a large-scale invasion.

Russia and China – A Formidable Counter-Hegemonic Force

IF loss of China” was the main worry of the American strategic community in the 1950s, then their current nightmare is the drifting of Russia towards China. Yet, the transatlantic alliance partners, led by the US, have done everything possible to push Russia away. On the other hand, Beijing has played its cards well by investing in Eurasian connectivity to woo Russia. 

The Pitfalls of Running with the Empire And Hunting with Nationalism

LAST week the US secretary of state, Antony Blinken was in New Delhi and his deputy, Wendy Sherman was in Beijing. Blinken’s India visit was to strengthen the existing strategic bonds between the two countries that are poles apart in terms of power. The secretary’s job was to ensure that New Delhi does not deviate from the prescribed path and continues its allegiance to the strategic agenda designed to retain American primacy in world affairs. 

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