“Serbia lessons for Bharat and dubious Western role”, First Post, January 3, 2024:
“Imagine for a moment, that you were born in a region that is technically called a Crush Zone. Geopolitical pundits, apparently in their profound wisdom, but critically evaluating, perhaps due to affinity for their respective choice of superpowers, have always used such terms to subtly groom their patrons to create designs on different regions.
What that translates for you — an average citizen, is that there are expanding powers across both your sides and your country/region is to be crushed sooner or later, depending on when these powers decide to expand unilaterally or fight each other to establish their access and control over your region.
Finally, when that moment arrives, after bloodbath, trauma, and the inevitable pain of multiple partitions, you are trifurcated (actually more than three parts; but that is not relevant here). Your people remain scattered in different volumes of minorities, in two – now hostile — out of the three regions. You manage to retain a majority in the third…..”
Read the full article at Firstpost.com