The Deep History of Civilisation: the blue emerald of the Indus

In the high mountainous knot of the Pamirs in South Central Asia, in the Badakhshan region of north eastern Afghanistan, there is a small cave on the side of the hill. On approaching closer, one might hear the clink-clink of rock striking rock; one might see that the inside of the cave is lit with … Continue reading The Deep History of Civilisation: the blue emerald of the Indus

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India keen on ASEAN playing key role in emerging Indo-Pacific: Jaishankar

 India has said that it wants to see a strong, unified and prosperous ASEAN playing a central role in the emerging dynamic of the Indo-Pacific as it contributes to the country’s prosperity and security as well. Addressing foreign ministers of the ASEAN member states here in the Thai — Read on http://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/india/india-keen-on-asean-playing-key-role-in-emerging-indo-pacific--jaishankar.html

Geopolitics of Ancient Greece: Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon

Geopolitics of Ancient Greece: Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon — Read on youtu.be/vn7Y0NHbrEI In this presentation we will discuss lessons for geopolitics from three great books written in Ancient Greece. The Histories of Herodotus, the History of Peloponnesian War by Thucydides and the Hellenica by Xenophon. While Herodotus is considered to be the Father of History, … Continue reading Geopolitics of Ancient Greece: Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon

East Africa: Maritime Safety in Western Indian Ocean At the Heart of the Regional Agenda – allAfrica.com

Press Release - The Maritime Safety Week, organised by the Republic of Mauritius in partnership with the Indian Ocean Commission and the European Union, concluded on 20th June 2019 with the adoption of the Declaration of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Safety in the Western Indian Ocean as well as the Final Communiqué of the … Continue reading East Africa: Maritime Safety in Western Indian Ocean At the Heart of the Regional Agenda – allAfrica.com

The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India’s Northern Frontier

The Great Game refers to the hundred year geostrategic contest between Britain and Russia for control of Eurasia in the 19th century.  The arena for the Great Game was all the lands, kingdoms and nations between the two Empires. At the beginning of the Great Game the territories of British India and Tsarist Russia were … Continue reading The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India’s Northern Frontier