Tag - Dragon

Dragon is losing its ferocity!


By Vinit Naik Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become a proverbial white elephant for the Chinese Economy. Uncertainty looms over the fate of China's BRI, as its momentum has waned in recent years. China's involvement in BRI nations has dropped by approx 40% since its peak in 2018, with concerns of irresponsible lending. China is...

Nepal: Dragon, Elephant and the double edged Khukri


By KS Tomar  With the ascendance of Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' as Prime Minister of Nepal and India's bete noire K P Sharma Oli playing king-maker, the Indian establishment has come a cropper in the Himalayan nation. It is a historical fact that any nation will be considered unfortunate if it has got unfriendly and 'mischievous'...

Disruptive War Tech: Hide and Seek to Play and Hide


Next Gen Warfare is going to be hybrid, algorithmic, autonomous, and invisible   Lt. Gen. Anil Kapoor The new Tech World Order is defined by 4Ds – Data, Digitization, Digitalization, and Disruption. While they collectively have fueled the digital transformation globally, it is disruptive technologies that are the flag bearers and continue to revolutionize business models and...

Dragon’s wish: An Emaciated Russia and a Fractured America


By Neera Kuckreja Sohoni In male-led human evolution, war - hot or cold - has been a constant. The male proclivity to ceaselessly seek to conquer and annex another’s land and assets has brought us to a point where peace has become an interval between wars. America has a substantial history of going to war, occasionally...

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Is it time for big changes to tame the dragon?


By Pradip Baijal In his recent book, "Has China Won" published in March 2020, and in the many earlier books, Kishore Mahbubani has stated "US has blundered into geopolitical contest with China". Many other authors like Martin Jacques and Freidman also talk of the situation of Chinese domination, but the future is dependent on their...