India Takes Part in First Ever Military Drill with Israel

Indian troops took part in the first ever joint military exercise with their Israeli counterparts yesterday. Elite Indian pilots and rescue soldiers from the Garud Unit, which is said to be the equivalent of Israel’s 669 Unit, took part in the biannual Blue Flag drill at the Palmachim air base in central Israel. Over 70 …

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Threshold of a Nuclear Conflict in South Asia

In recent months, the whole world has witnessed a campaign launched by the United States and its allies in South-East Asia and NATO against the DPRK because of the ‘nuclear threat from the Pyongyang.’ At the United States’ initiative, in August, the UN Security Council voted for using sanctions on North Korea. On September 12, …

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India Allowed US Officers to Study Nuclear Submarine Leased from Russia

Moscow suspects that Delhi allowed US Navy representatives on a Russian Shchuka-B nuclear powered submarine, which is used by the Indian Navy under the name of Chakra. This incident may complicate the lease of a second Russian nuclear powered submarine to India, and endangers further collaborative projects between Russia and India, Kommersant reported. As reported …

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Russia’s Iranian Energy Deal Killed Four Birds with One Stone

Russia’s gargantuan $30 billion energy deal with Iran simultaneously accomplished four objectives that are central to the grand strategic goals behind Moscow’s “Ummah Pivot”. Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin announced that his company signed a roadmap to invest the mind-numbingly large sum of $30 billion in the Iranian energy sector following his and President Putin’s …

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Did Russia Just Reduce the Threat of Indian-Backed Terrorism Against Pakistan?

Russia’s plan to build a pipeline connecting Iran, Pakistan and India greatly diminishes the chance that New Delhi will continue to support terrorism in Balochistan.  Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak confirmed that his country will be constructing a gas pipeline between Iran, Pakistan, and India, with the Russian news agency TASS quoting him as saying …

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Russia to Build an Iran-India Gas Pipeline, Empire Loses Again

For those who follow geopolitics closely you will know something about the IPI pipeline. IPI stands for Iran-Pakistan-India. I could write a book detailing the twists and turns of U.S. and Russian foreign policy on the history of the delays to this pipeline. They stretch back a decade at least. So to see RT today …

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Tillerson Delivers Stern Warning to Pakistan

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Pakistan on Tuesday, the first high-level visit by a Trump administration official to what was once the principal US ally in South Asia. Tillerson delivered a stern message to Pakistan’s political and military leaders reiterating the sharp criticism meted out to Islamabad by President Donald Trump in his …

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Afghanistan Challenge: Washington-Kabul-New Delhi Axis is Unlikely to Succeed

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani paid a visit to India on Tuesday, October 24, and met New Delhi’s top leadership and exchanged thoughts over the current state of affairs in his war-torn country. He praised the current US administration’s strategy on Afghanistan, calling it a “game-changer” and the stern stance President Donald Trump has taken towards …

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