SOURCE: DINESH BEHARA / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG
To be a superpower or to extend influence in matters of geopolitics, it needs one to be a leading powerhouse of manufacturing and exports of goods and services to be coupled with a sound economy. while India in some way is a good service provider with its labour force working all over the world, but not a great player when it comes to export of goods, if your voice needs to be dominant in the ever-changing political environment, then you have to be a player in Exports of Military equipment’s.
Exports? But let us focus on our domestic needs first, if we can manufacture? Then we will think of exports for sure,Continue reading
SOURCE: SATYAJEET KUMAR/ FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG
In 2020, Zabiullah Mujahid who is an official spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan allegedly said that “it is impossible to be friends with India unless the Kashmir dispute is resolved”, and that after capturing power in Kabul, they plan to “capture Kashmir from infidels”. Even as the Taliban’s official spokesperson denied that statement the following day, it had created a flurry of excitement in Pakistan and some section of Kashmir that is still dominated by the hardline faction of the Separatists in Kashmir.
At the end of the Soviet-Afghan War in 1989, So-called Mujahedeen from Afghanistan infiltrated into Kashmir to join the holy war against infidels and to liberate it from India. In the early ’90s it was estimated around 4000 Afghan / Pakistani and Kashmir men had joined the insurgency and India on the other hand was in terminal decline due to the collapse of its economy and it was touch and go after Pakistan backed by the United States dragged India to United Nations and India was on verge of being sanctioned till Indian Army stepped up its counter-insurgency operations in the valley and Pakistan was no longer was able to propagate its fake narrative of an indigenous uprising in the valley.Continue reading