Saturday, January 16, 2021

Prakash Nanda

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Author and veteran journalist Prakash Nanda has been commenting on Indian politics, foreign policy on strategic affairs for nearly three decades. A former National Fellow of the Indian Council for Historical Research and recipient of the Seoul Peace Prize Scholarship, he is also a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies. He has been a Visiting Professor at Yonsei University (Seoul) and FMSH (Paris). He has also been the Chairman of the Governing Body of leading colleges of the Delhi University. Educated at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, he has undergone professional courses at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Boston) and Seoul National University (Seoul). Apart from writing many monographs and chapters for various books, he has authored books: Prime Minister Modi: Challenges Ahead; Rediscovering Asia: Evolution of India’s Look-East Policy; Rising India: Friends and Foes; Nuclearization of Divided Nations: Pakistan, Koreas and India; Vajpayee’s Foreign Policy: Daring the Irreversible. He has written over 3000 articles and columns in India’s national media and several international dailies and magazines. CONTACT: prakash.nanda@hotmail.com

Why India, Unlike Turkey, Will Not Invite US Sanctions Over Its S-400 Deal With Russia?

India had placed a $5.3b order for five units of S-400 in 2018 and paid Russia the first tranche of $800 million in 2019. Deliveries of all five missiles in installments will be completed by April 2023.    

How American CIA Failed To Detect India’s Vajpayee-Era Nuclear Test Preparations & Were Caught Dumbfounded

Contrary to popular belief, an American satellite had indeed detected evidence of India’s preparations for nuclear tests during PM’s Vajpayee’s tenure, but CIA analysts failed to flag the matter in time.

Russia’s Growing Ties With China Do Not Deter It From Critical Nuclear Collaboration With India – Analysis

Russia might be getting closer to China, India’s principal strategic competitor. But then the fact remains that Russia needs India as much as it needs China.

Why Did BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy Lambast PM’s Principal Scientific Advisor Vijay Raghavan?

Incidentally, Subramanian Swamy has been a bitter critic of Ratan Tata for a long time and supported Cyrus Mistri in his fight against the former on the issue of control over the Tata group.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina May Be Pro-China, But She Is Not Anti-India – Expert Analysis

Despite China's growing investment in Bangladesh, India finds a responsive leader in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who does not play a China-card against New Delhi  

How Pakistan-North Korea Axis Is Getting India, South Korea Even More Closer With Strong Defense Ties

The danger emanating from the Pakistan-North Korea axis that has the blessings of China is bringing India and South Korea closer militarily. This is...

QUAD Or No QUAD; But The Indo-Pacific Construct Will Remain Donald Trump’s Ever Lasting Legacy 

The efficacy of Donald Trump’s efforts to consolidate the QUAD-solidarity among its constituents – the US, Australia, Japan, and India – may be debatable....

Donald Trump Gets Landmark U.S. Bill Approved That Backs Tibet, Dalai Lama & India’s Position On Brahmaputra Against China

The US Senate passed the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020 (TPSA). The Bill had already been passed in the US House of Representatives in January this year.

Why Arab Spring Will Dampen Joe Biden’s Spirit Of Promoting Democracies Across The Globe?

Joe Biden’s experience as Vice President under President Obama in promoting democracy in the Arab world during the ‘Arab Spring’, whose 10th anniversary was on December 17 is hardly inspiring for his renewed zeal.

Will India’s Army, Air Force & Navy Chiefs Surrender Their Turfs To Develop ‘Much Needed’ Unified Theater Commands?

Despite PM Modi’s stress on “jointness” among the three services of the Indian defense forces - army, airforce and navy, there is still acute...

Prakash Nanda

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Author and veteran journalist Prakash Nanda has been commenting on Indian politics, foreign policy on strategic affairs for nearly three decades. A former National Fellow of the Indian Council for Historical Research and recipient of the Seoul Peace Prize Scholarship, he is also a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies. He has been a Visiting Professor at Yonsei University (Seoul) and FMSH (Paris). He has also been the Chairman of the Governing Body of leading colleges of the Delhi University. Educated at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, he has undergone professional courses at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Boston) and Seoul National University (Seoul). Apart from writing many monographs and chapters for various books, he has authored books: Prime Minister Modi: Challenges Ahead; Rediscovering Asia: Evolution of India’s Look-East Policy; Rising India: Friends and Foes; Nuclearization of Divided Nations: Pakistan, Koreas and India; Vajpayee’s Foreign Policy: Daring the Irreversible. He has written over 3000 articles and columns in India’s national media and several international dailies and magazines. CONTACT: prakash.nanda@hotmail.com