Major Amit Bansal

Major Amit Bansal (Retd)


Major Amit Bansal is is a Defence Strategist with keen interests in International Relations and Internal Security. He is also an author, blogger and poet.


Opinion | Can a government led by terrorists govern Afghanistan?

It is indeed a question that will Taliban government full of terrorists with their fanatic religious views, hatred of modern intellectuals be able to given war-ravaged country like Afghanistan?…

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Opinion | What lies on the other side of the red line in Afghanistan?

Although Taliban has occupied large tracts of the country, they are still far off from forming a legitimate government

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Opinion | Indo-Taliban relations: A saga of blood, terror, power and legitimacy

With China flexing its muscles now in central Asia, it becomes important for India to have a clear-cut policy towards the Taliban

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Opinion | Panjshir Valley: A graveyard for invaders

Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan was never welcoming to enemies. Even now it is a pocket of resistance to the Taliban

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Opinion: Why the world should pay attention to Chinese military's modernisation

China's defence allocation in its budget as been steadily increasing at 607 per cent annually. Read Article

Opinion: Pakistan will face major economic loss after FATF puts it on grey list of terror financing

After Pakistan has been dragged back to FATF grey list of terror financing, International rating agencies are going to downgrade Pakistan which will… Read Article

Opinion: Chinese Petro-Yuan is the answer to Petro- Dollar but will it succeed?

Analysts say unanimously that it is an ambitious start for China but it is a highly risky option, keeping in view of the volatility in the global oil… Read Article

Opinion: Why India and Canada need to look beyond Khalistan

While Trudeau needs to curb the anti-India and pro-Khalistan activities in his regime, Modi also must understand the might of Punjabi community… Read Article

Opinion: This is why Pakistan needs to be put on global terrorist financing watchlist

There are various terror financing channels operating between Pakistan and Afghanistan. These work openly in the disguise of charitable… Read Article

Opinion: Not religion, nationalism is sole inspiration of Indian Army

Having served in the Indian Army for more than a decade, I know for sure how the secular nationalist spirit of the forces binds our soldiers together… Read Article

Opinion: Why terrorists specifically attack Indian army camps

The suicide attacks on the camps were majorly targeted to lower the morale and cause a panic in the families of the soldiers. Read Article

Opinion: Terrorist attacks continue, what will India's leaders do?

Question is not the capability of the armed forces. The question is of a strong political will. Read Article

Opinion: Pakistan's nuclear black market endangers the world

Pakistan's nuclear black market extended through N.Korea, Libya, Iran Read Article

Opinion: China's growing influence in Maldives, India has to intervene

Maldives have handed over an important Island called Marao to China towards establishing a submarine base. The base is now fully functional and is a… Read Article

Opinion: Why India needs to help Maldives to counter threats to democracy

India’s timely and strong actions can reduce Chinese from establishing further footprints in the Indian Ocean and will be helpful in the future. Read Article