Rise of the Ex-Militant in Lankan and Iraqi Politics

In the Sri Lankan state of affairs, the hidden hands behind the Aragalaya begin to come to light — including the involvement of the JVP, its fronts and breakaway groups.

Re-emergence of Terror in Sri Lanka — a Hotbed for Chaos

The vicious head of the terror snake meticulously searches for a burrow to strengthen and nourish its body of destruction. The burrow, being political, social and regional instability, makes Sri Lanka a pertinent base for the re-emergence of terrorism — both ideological separatism and religious extremism.

The dangerous dance of the Elephants: Shangri-La conference 2022

Singapore (16 June). The annual 19th round of the UK-based International Institute for Strategic Studies the Shangri-La Dialogue (10–12 June 2022), took place in Singapore. After a two-year interruption due to COVID finally, some regularity returned to the island state Read More …

Civil Society In Asia: the antagonistic relationship between ngos and the state

An article appeared recently in The Ontario Herald titled, “Greenpeace: A Threat to National Security.” The article goes on to state that Greenpeace and other environmentalist groups are forcing “brutal change” in Asia. Focusing their attention on climate change, the Read More …

On Disinformation. Pebbles, Ponds, Snowballs, Avalanches, Tsunamis & Wave interferences in the world of digital chaos The WK Theorem™ explained (A briefer)

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Afghanistan, Eroding Stalemate
The terror-narco nexus of a failed state

“The international community came here 20 years ago with this clear objective of fighting extremism and bringing stability … but extremism is at the highest point today. So, they have failed,” (Hamid Karzai) The withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces Read More …

Hybrid Warfare: New Fad or Revolutionary Same Old?

World War III is a guerrilla information war with no division between military and civilian participation (Marshall McLuhan, 1970) In 2014 Marine General and U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis said that hybrid wars characterize the future of warfare. Other Read More …