48 Articles by
Bimal Prasad Mohapatra
Columnist is a Senior Research Fellow in Defense Research and Studies (DRaS), Faculty of Management Studies in Trident Group of Institutions, Bhubaneswar, and author of novel "Travails of LOVE" and "Bimal's ANAND MATH". He writes column on Geopolitics, Indian Politics and Media for MyVoice.OpIndia, DRaS, The Kootneeti, The Diplomatists, The Avenue Mail, Delhi Post, Orissa Post, Outlook Afghanista, The Manila Times, etc. And also Moderated Panel Discussion on Geopolitics, Politics and Media
Over two decades time, the US spent about $2,313 billion (Watson Institute) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but left the country handing over the same to rogue elements that America ousted in 2021 with the excuse of ‘Americans were not in Afghanistan for nation building.’
Decoding General Manoj Pande’s quote about the ‘whole-of-nation approach’ to deal with China: What he possibly meant
General Pande has not specified the reason for making the ‘whole-of-nation approach’ as part of his statement
This rejoinder tries to expose the biased analysis about “Democracy in India” by author Dr. Price who writes for London based eminent Think Tank Chatham House, otherwise known as Royal Institute of International Affairs.
it is better for the West to stop defaming Indian Democracy using intellectually bankrupt Indians if want to fight authoritarian communist ruled China, the major threat to world’s human rights, climate change, minorities right and freedom of expression so-called very dear to Western value system.
Prominent presence of Taiwan’s de facto ambassador in the US Presidential inauguration on 20 January 2021 overcoming four decades of precedent was presumed by many geopolitics experts then that Joe Biden true to his words would bring America to world central stage contrast to his predecessor Donald Trump policy of withdrawal with visible exception of Indo-Pacific
The present crisis in Eastern Europe is unambiguous product of present American leadership’s Super Power ego, present Ukraine leadership’s immature diplomacy and Putin-Russia’s wish to retain their sphere-of-influence as a legacy from now defunct Union of USSR.
Notwithstanding these facts, if Yashwant Sinha does not understand who is ‘godi media’ and who is lying thousand times despite his faith that ‘truth has a bad habit of prevailing over falsehood ultimately’, there is none in this living world to teach the IAS-turn-politician octogenarian.
In the recent past, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman have gone to the extent of threatening Australia and Japan with N-Warheads missiles attacks as they questioned the Middle Kingdom’s secrecy over Covid19 origin and trade policies violating international norms.
In compare to 2017 Panchayat election, while for BJD the result is an exceptional across-the-board, for two national parties, there is nothing less than severe humiliations including in constituencies where BJP’s eight MPs and Congress one MP won in GE2019.