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London Westminster Bridge attacks: Another ISIS ‘lone wolf’ ?

London Westminster Bridge attacks: Another ISIS ‘lone wolf’ ?

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 March 2017

The terrorist attack near the British Parliament in which a man rammed a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London, resembles a common pattern by attackers who have been widely called...

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Pakistan intends to change the Status of Gilgit-Baltistan from De Facto to...

Pakistan intends to change the Status of Gilgit-Baltistan from De Facto to...

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 March 2017

A panel set up by Pakistan Government and headed by Mr Sartaj Aziz, Foreign Affairs advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharief, on the reconstitution of Pakistan’s provinces, has recently...

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China: India’s Biggest Challenge

China: India’s Biggest Challenge

By: Jayadeva Ranade |Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 27 March 2017

China is India’s biggest challenge. It is a threat to its security, its aspirations and environmental space. As China’s economic and military might grow and it pursues the ‘China Dream’,...

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Political Direction of War in India in the State of Transient

Political Direction of War in India in the State of Transient

By: Brig Narender Kumar (Retd.) |Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 27 March 2017

“A nation that draws a demarcation between its thinking men and its fighting men will soon have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.” - Sir William Francis Butler   There...

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Was there ever an Arab Spring?

Was there ever an Arab Spring?

By: KP Fabian |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 26 March 2017

The unfolding tragedy in the Arab world began as the Dignity Revolution in Tunisia in December 2010. It led to the fall of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, ruler since the bloodless coup of...

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Tibet’s Independence Flames Burn Bright in 2017 too

Tibet’s Independence Flames Burn Bright in 2017 too

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 25 March 2017

Tibet’s independence flames burn still bright, in 2017 too, notwithstanding that the fires of unceasing Tibetan self-immolations in China Occupied Tibet escape global notice. On the...

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Democracy and Freedom in Post-Soviet Central Asia

Democracy and Freedom in Post-Soviet Central Asia

By: Martand Jha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 March 2017

In the words of Central Asian expert, Arne Seifert, “Authoritarian regimes, “clan-bureaucratic” capitalism, high levels of socio-economic inequality and social exclusion, precarious living...

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Examining the Case for Complete Transfer of Technology

Examining the Case for Complete Transfer of Technology

By: Kevin A Desouza |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 24 March 2017

A common refrain in the Indian defence sector is that all defence procurement contracts should contain the clause for full Transfer of Technology (ToT).1 India’s Defence Procurement Procedure...

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Remembering a Hero in Bicentenary Year!

Remembering a Hero in Bicentenary Year!

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 March 2017

This year the First Nine Gorkha Rifles celebrates its bicentenary and it is natural that we remember all the men who contributed to make this Paltan one of the very best in the world. Every...

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Swati radar could be a game changer at the LoC

Swati radar could be a game changer at the LoC

By: Harsh Vasani |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 March 2017

The induction of Swati radar can be a game changer in the mountainous terrain of the LoC where Pakistan is at an advantage geographically. Usually, after firing artillery shells, the soldiers...

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