China is on the ascendant in a post-coup Myanmar, which threatens to become the new Afghanistan unless the US and its allies act. Continue Reading
Pratap Heblikar retired as the special secretary of the Indian government in 2010 after more than 38 years of service. He is currently a managing trustee of the Institute of Contemporary Studies Bangalore, a nonprofit think tank specializing in matters related to national security. He is associated with several think tanks in India and overseas, and he writes regularly on security and current affairs.
A decade ago, Myanmar acted boldly to reduce China’s influence but the West spurned it. That must change in 2020. Continue ReadingJuly 29, 2020