Author: Balaji Subramanian

Russia-Ukraine Conflict and India
Analysis, Europe, Featured, World

Russia-Ukraine Conflict and India

Given the high levels of fear and mistrust on both sides, it is necessary to avoid inadvertent escalations that might spiral things out of control. It is clear that Russia had no intention of invading Ukraine but all it wanted was to prevent it from becoming a satellite state of the US. India has been […]

Afghanistan, a Graveyard for Empires to Wage Wars
Book Review, Featured

Afghanistan, a Graveyard for Empires to Wage Wars

Afghanistan is often called the ‘graveyard of empires’ but in reality, it is simply a graveyard where empires go to wage their wars. It is land that has been invaded first by the Persians, Greeks, and then the Arabs who brought Islam after a long struggle against the Hindus and Buddhists who lived there, and later […]

Maharanas, The Untold Story of One Thousand Year Resistance of the Sisodiyas Of Mewad Against Islamic Invaders
Book Review, National

Maharanas, The Untold Story of One Thousand Year Resistance of the Sisodiyas Of Mewad Against Islamic Invaders

Any Islamist apologist or pseudo-liberal historians in Bharat who claim that the invading Muslim horde from the hot deserts of Arabia and later from Central Asia could have easily converted the Sanatanis of Bharat to Islam are lying. Arguments such as Hindus are still the majority in India because Islam is a religion of peace […]

Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS
Analysis, Asia, Featured, World

Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS

Alarm bells are ringing in the South Pacific after the government of Solomon Island signed a framework agreement on security cooperation with China. This is big news in the geostrategic circles. However, it seems the world is still obsessing over Ukraine and Russia and this unnecessary preoccupation is now costing America and its Southern Hemisphere […]