Monthly Archives: April 2017

Pakistan To Be Blamed For Its Sliding Relations With Afghanistan; By JK Verma

 CAS article no. 0028/2017 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe The statement of former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai that “We want friendly relationship but not to be under Pakistan’s thumb” was prophetic and depicts the hard truth. The military controlled Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) erroneously feels that it can control Afghanistan through the terrorist outfits created and funded by it. Pakistan army is also obsessed with the illogical concept of achieving… Read Article →

A chance, this Africa Day; By Shastri Ramachandran

 CAS article no. 0027/2017 Courtesy: DNA  Alienating Africa as a continent could jeopardise India’s campaign for a seat in UNSC  The war of words between African diplomats and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) over the recent mob violence against Nigerians in Greater Noida, near Delhi, has ended. What remains are the issues — racism and xenophobia — which led to sharp exchanges between the two sides; and the risk… Read Article →

Book Review: India and China in Africa: A Comparative Perspective of the Oil Industry; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0026/2017   Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) The rise of China as the fasted growing economy attracted global attention. Its expansion through trade and investment with other parts of the world such as Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa has excited many scholars and triggered much research work. India has also risen as an economic power and is included in the list of economies categorised… Read Article →