Geopolitical Trends

Extracts of Transcript of Media Briefing by Foreign Secretary on Prime Minister's meeting with Vice President of USA during his visit to Singapore
National Defense Strategy Commission said U.S. military superiority eroded to dangerous degree could suffer unacceptably high casualties and loss of major capital assets in war against Russia or China.
UNESCO Internet Governance Forum President Emmanuel Macron launched Paris Call for Trust - Security in Cyberspace.
PM Narendra Modi to travel to Singapore at invitation of PM Singapore, Lee Hsein Loong, to attend ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit, 13th EAS, RCEP Summit. Singapore as current Chair of ASEAN hosting Summits.
While enhancing strategic communication between the minister secretaries on both sides, the Second US China Diplomatic & Security Dialogue underlined persistent differences over core issues
Chinese State Councilor ,Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe,U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis , discussed bilateral and miliary-to-military ties.
As Indian and Chinese Prime Ministers are set to meet on November 13-15 followed by the India-China special representative (SR) on November 23-25, outcome of the US China high level interactions may be important.
M. Venkaiah Naidu Vice President inaugurating Indian War Memorial at Villers Guislain in France said,India shares bond of sacrifice that joins us to French soil and society.
Iran accused Israel of launching failed cyberattack against its communications systems,Information Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi made accusation on Twitter
U.S. State Department exempting Iran big port project in Chabahar from sanctions in recognition of its importance to landlocked Afghanistan.
As U.S. voters head to polls Tuesday, Facebook, social networking giant beefed up scrutiny of post ,looking for fake accounts, misinformation, hate speech.
United States eight jurisdictions will receive temporary exemptions to sanctions set to be imposed on Iran’s oil - financial industries,but Washington will aggressively enforce measures to put maximum pressure on Tehran.
Defense and security officials worry part of Moscow plan to sow division -discord, trying to conquer U.S. military, not with bullets or missiles but with tweets and memes.
ICG Crisis Watch Global Overview October 2018 ,Taliban heavily disrupted Afghanistan parliamentary elections,constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka could trigger violence.
Germany -France say Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine likely shot down drone used by OSCE monitoring mission,demanded responsible be held accountable.
John Bolton said, White House wants sanctions on Iran oil sector to put strain on Iran economy, but does not want to harm friends- allies depend on oil.
NATO urged Russia to continue to honour key nuclear arms treaty amid U.S. threats to pull out of pact because of alleged violations by Moscow, No arms control arrangement can be effective if respected by one side
ACLED reviewed Asia marked by constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka ,increased levels of violence demonstrations in J&K valley, targeted killings of political activists in Bangladesh, renewed clashes in Myanmar.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg expects Russia to behave in professional manner as Russian Navy and Western military alliance both conduct exercises in same area in waters off Norway coast .
US President Donald J. Trump announced United States will withdraw from 1987 Treaty on Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles named INF Treaty.

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