The global politico-economic power is gradually shifting towards Asia, resulting in a strange metamorphosis. This Asian metamorphosism is characterised by changing power equations, transition, and a strategic flux. The economic dynamism within the continent along with the rise and re-rise of power centres such as India, China and Japan make the current times more exciting.… Continue reading India’s Eastern Orientation: A case of Role Conflict
Taking to the skies – China and India’s quest for UAVs Aditi Malhotra , Rammohan Viswesh Journal of the Indian Ocean Region Vol. 10, Iss. 2, 2014 Abstract Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have undoubtedly attained a prominent position in contemporary and future defence technologies. Likewise, Asian militaries have continued to realise the operational… Continue reading Taking to the skies – China and India’s quest for UAVs
China’s assertive rise and India’s ambition of transforming into a major player have been instrumental in shaping the dynamism of Southern Asian geopolitics, which has tied the two countries in a competitive grid. The article reviews the security cooperation between China and Pakistan and compares it to the Indo-Vietnam security equation.
The role of social media in protests and revolutions has garnered considerable public interest. The events in the Arab world over the last two months are a pointer to the fact that social networks can play an important role in affecting change in despotic regimes. There is a belief that authoritarian rulers would find it… Continue reading Social Media: The new tool of Revolution