USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

‘Trumpism’ is the new bulwark in contemporary white America meant to stem the flow of ethnic diversity and cultural pluralism and its intentions are clear ; to deliver the United States back to an era between two world wars. There was some hope that Trump would grow into a more statesman like after assuming his...

Factors Affecting India’s National Security

Factors Affecting India’s National Security

How to Evaluate National Security? The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) was developed by Thomas L. Saaty during the 70s in the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency after getting repeatedly frustrated with a lack of simple and easy to use decision making methodology for complex decisions such as nuclear arms control in...

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

The Doklam standoff between India and China kept the Indian strategic community busy for almost three months. There were few statements form the US Congress/Senate, Trump administration & US Generals/Admirals that went somewhat unnoticed. All these statements show that the United States is more eager than ever to...

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

USA’s new immigration laws’ motto – ‘Make America White Again’

‘Trumpism’ is the new bulwark in contemporary white America meant to stem the flow of ethnic diversity and cultural pluralism and its intentions are clear ; to deliver the United States back to an era between two world wars. There was some hope that Trump would grow into a more statesman like after assuming his...

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

Indo-US relationship – Watch your step

The Doklam standoff between India and China kept the Indian strategic community busy for almost three months. There were few statements form the US Congress/Senate, Trump administration & US Generals/Admirals that went somewhat unnoticed. All these statements show that the United States is more eager than ever to...

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Peace & Stability in the Region & Maritime Cooperation

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Peace & Stability in the Region & Maritime Cooperation

On November 13, the heads of states of Southeast Asian nations gathered for the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila under the chairmanship of the Philippines. This year, the summit’s theme is “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World.” The leaders met with the purpose of realizing the six thematic priorities of the...

Factors Affecting India’s National Security

Factors Affecting India’s National Security

How to Evaluate National Security? The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) was developed by Thomas L. Saaty during the 70s in the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency after getting repeatedly frustrated with a lack of simple and easy to use decision making methodology for complex decisions such as nuclear arms control in...

Tejas, Arjun – and vilification of the Armed Forces

Tejas, Arjun – and vilification of the Armed Forces

A massive information campaign has been mounted to vilify the Armed Forces with respect to the not so indigenous Tejas LCA and the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT) produced by the DRDO. Media headlines, editorials, articles are implicit with the news that the Armed Forces have said no to the indigenous Tejas...

‘Farewell to Arms‘ in Siachen : Not likely

‘Farewell to Arms‘ in Siachen : Not likely

The word ‘Siachen’ means ‘the place of white roses’. This may be a rare linguistic irony to confer such an exotic name to a place devoid of any sign of life. Siachen is the world’s largest non polar glacier and thus also referred as third pole. Indian army has lost 849 men and officers till date mostly to the...

Mr Abdullah Don’t masquerade Global Jihad as PoK Issue

Mr Abdullah Don’t masquerade Global Jihad as PoK Issue

Four weeks before Mr Dineshwar Sharma was appointed as the special interlocutor for Jammu & Kashmir, US diplomat Joshua Goldberg, the political unit chief Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in Washington visited Kashmir and confabulated with various political and religious leaders (both Shia and Sunni) as well...

Central Armed Police Forces: Do we really care?

Central Armed Police Forces: Do we really care?

The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21st every year. Since Independence, 34,418 Police personnel have sacrificed their lives for safeguarding the integrity of the nation and providing security to people of this country. During the last one year, from September 2016 to August 2017, 383 Police personnel...

Rumour Bombs as Terror Tools

Rumour Bombs as Terror Tools

Apart from other reasons several media reports attribute the stampede at the Eliphistone footbridge to rumours. The Hindustan Times reports : “Two rumours began circulating, which most likely caused commuters to panic, survivors said. One rumour, a survivor said was of short circuit.” The other rumour as usual was...

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Fleet Tops 400,000 Flight Hours

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Fleet Tops 400,000 Flight Hours

Boeing and Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. company announced today the Bell Boeing V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft, including both CV-22 and MV-22 variants, has surpassed the 400,000 flight hour milestone. The V-22 Osprey has been continuously deployed since entering service in 2007 with the United States Marine Corps...

Forces Rejected Advanced Versions of Indigenous Tejas and Arjun

Forces Rejected Advanced Versions of Indigenous Tejas and Arjun

The armed forces have virtually overruled to the proposed advanced versions of the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft and Arjun main-battle tank (MBT) by strongly pitching for mega acquisitions of foreign single-engine fighters and futuristic armoured fighting vehicles through the ‘Make in India’ route under the...

AOC-in-C Southern Air Command Flies Tejas: Reposes Faith in the Indigenous Combat Aircraft

AOC-in-C Southern Air Command Flies Tejas: Reposes Faith in the Indigenous Combat Aircraft

The induction and operationalization of the indigenous fighter jet Light Combat Aircraft-Tejas received a major boost with Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria, AVSM, VM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Air Command undertaking a solo flight for 30 minutes from HAL Airport, here today.   Mr. T. Suvarna Raju,...

Interviews / Spotlight

Surrender by militants: A positive trend but not without pitfalls

Surrender by militants: A positive trend but not without pitfalls

Majid Khan, a budding footballer of Anantnag, Kashmir, joined the terrorist outfit, Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), in beginning November this year, only to quit and surrender to security forces a week later due to an appeal by his family. The incident acted as a catalyst for more appeals by Kashmiri families to their...

Problems of Costing in Defence Procurements

Problems of Costing in Defence Procurements

The disputation over the price India will pay for the 36 medium multi-role combat aircraft, the...

 
Mother’s tears defeat terror

Mother’s tears defeat terror

Abraham Lincoln once said,” All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” The...

 
Strategic Partnership: The Unresolved Issues

Strategic Partnership: The Unresolved Issues

Self-reliance and indigenisation in defence manufacturing is vital for success in future wars....

Probability Game about War between China and USA in Asia

Probability Game about War between China and USA in Asia

Not reading Thucydides is a mistake, misreading Thucydides is fatal Ever since the curtain of...

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 71st Infantry Day

The Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat paying homage to the Martyrs, on the occasion of 71st...

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Air Warriors, at Airforce Station, Chabua

The Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman with the Air warriors, at Airforce Station, Chabua, in...

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Diwali with the Jawans of Indian Army and BSF

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrating Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez...

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Diwali with Troops and their Families

The Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman celebrating the Diwali with troops and their families,...

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Defence Minister inside the Cockpit of MiG 29 Fighter Aircraft

The Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman inside the cockpit of MiG 29 fighter aircraft on her...

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