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SAAG is the South Asia Analysis Group, a non-profit, non-commercial think tank. The objective of SAAG is to advance strategic analysis and contribute to the expansion of knowledge of Indian and International security and promote public understanding.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2016. Carter’s in Afghanistan to thank U.S. troops for their service to the nation and receive an update on NATO and U.S. efforts to support Afghan security forces. DoD photo

Afghanistan Cannot Be Abandoned To China-Pakistan-Russia Troika In 2017 – Analysis

18 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila* Afghanistan seemed to have disappeared from the United States radar in the months to the run-up to US Presidential Elections resulting in a void which the China-Pakistan-Russia Troika has exploited to…

Locations of India and Vietnam. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

Why India–Vietnam Military Relations Disturb China – Analysis

17 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Bhaskar Roy* The Chinese official newspaper, the Global Times (January 11) in an article entitled “Indian arms same to Hanoi disturbing if aimed at China”, warned New Delhi that India must desist from doing…

Russia's Sergey Lavrov. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of State, Wikipedia Commons.

Russia’s Foreign Policy At Strategic Crossroads In 2017 – Analysis

11 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila* Strategic dilemmas face Russia in 2017 in terms of recalibrating its foreign policies with United States and China in response to new US President’s policy shifts recently indicated. US President-elect Trump…

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Photo montage from Wikipedia Commons sources.

Russia And United States Détente’ In 2017 – Analysis

07 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila* Russia and United States détente’ is a geopolitical imperative in 2017 for global stability and security when placed in context of China’s unbridled provocative military rise. Russia and the United States…

Prayer stone in Nepal

Nepal: In A Messy State? – Analysis

06 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan It is more than a year and a half that the new constitution was promulgated. Yet there has been no progress at all in implementation as the parties are still quarreling…