Afghanistan
VIF Panel Discussion on Unfolding Developments in Afghanistan and its Implications for the Region

The key speakers in the session were Dr. Arvind Gupta, Major ASM Shamsul Arefin (Retd.), Lt General R K Sawhney (Ret.), Ambassador Jayant Prasad, Ambassador Satish Chandra, Dr. Sreeradha Datta, Ambassador Shamsher M. Chowdhury and Ambassador M. Hu....

Impact of Developments in Afghanistan on India: A Report

(Given below is a report on Brainstorming Session held on 13 September 2021 at the VIF attended by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Lt. Gen Ravi Sawhney, Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhyay, Mr. Tilak Devasher, Dr.Srikanth Kondapalli, Lt. Gen. Rakesh Sharma, Mr. Satish Cha....

Qatar Registers its Soft Power Presence in Afghanistan

The Qatari’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani’s visit to Afghanistan in September1 marked the first high level visit since the Taliban takeover on August 15. He held meeting with the ....

अफगानिस्तान में तालिबानी हुकूमत के असर

अफगानिस्तान के हालिया घटनाक्रमों के वैश्विक एवं क्षेत्रीय स्थिरता के लिए अच्छे संकेत नहीं है....

अफ़ग़ानिस्तान की नई सरकार, पाकिस्तान और भारत

7 सितम्बर को अफ़ग़ानिस्तान में नई सरकार की घोषणा हो गयी। तैतीस सदस्यीय मंत्रिमंडल में तीस मंत्री ....

The Idea of Bharatavarsha

AS one who with his Indian passport finds it impossible to travel to Pakistan, I frequently treat myself to Pakistani travel videos available in ‘you tube’. I now know, for example, that Karim’s teashop in the old quarter of Gwadar at the we....

Implications of Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

The recent developments in Afghanistan do not augur well for global or regional stability. The region has become highly unstable with the return of the Taliban. The likelihood of terrorism and radicalisation emanating from Afghanistan engulfing the r....

A Tale of Two Cities: Dacca March 12, 1972 and Kabul August 30, 2021

Two Events Separated by Five Decades and One and half Thousands Miles
Since the time the US decided to leave Afghanistan the media is full of its coverage and resultant reverberations across the world. Everyone agrees that it is too early....

अफगानिस्तान; भारत की उससे संबंधित नीतियां और भारत पर उसके प्रभाव

दिनानुदिन इस बात के बढ़ते साक्ष्य के बावजूद कि मौजूदा तालिबान 2.0 तालिबान 1.0 में थोड़ा ही अलग है, क....

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