August has been a terrible month for Afghanistan. It started with the lightening-speed at which the Taliban captured territories culminating with the takeover of Kabul amidst no opposition from the Afghanistan’s republic forces; who by then had completely lost the will to fight the war. The US and its NATO allies besides other countries are racing to get their people out of Afghanistan with a … Continue reading Janus-faced Pakistan: The real culprit behind Afghanistan’s turmoil
Year: Jan 2020 Place: Somewhere in Kohima Kohima, the sleepy capital of India’s northeastern state Nagaland was turning out to be the final battleground for the Indian security forces and the Insurgent militant group which had created havoc and panic for almost four decades. Kohima has seen its fair share of war. One is reminded of the bloody Battle of Kohima which brought the then … Continue reading The long night of Kohima
“At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad,” the Pentagon said in a statement announcing the death of Qassem Soleimani, a commander of Iran’s military forces in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and elsewhere throughout the Middle East. Qassem Soleimani, was the all powerful military commander of the Iran’s feared Al-Quds force, a expeditionary wing of … Continue reading Who was Qassem Soleimani? How his assassination will affect India?
It has been more than twenty days since the announcement of assembly election results, the state of Maharashtra is yet to get a popular government. As many as 29 farmers have committed suicide in the last twenty days; but the Maharashtrian political musical chair is far from over. What seemed to be a clear mandate for the BJP-Shiv Sena combine; has been completely disregarded by … Continue reading Never-ending political musical chair in Maharashtra