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Spectre of China’s Artificial Islands

Spectre of China’s Artificial Islands

By: Prof Swaran Singh & Dr Lilian Yamamoto |Issue: Vol. 30.3 Jul-Sep 2015 | Date: 14 February 2016

Although the UNCLOS is far from being adhered to even after ratification of the states involved in the South China Sea dispute, it is a case where international law alone might provide a...

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Northeast: The Threat Posed by External Actors

Northeast: The Threat Posed by External Actors

By: Brig (Dr) SP Sinha |Issue: Book Excerpt: Lost Opportunities | Date: 14 February 2016

The extent of moral and material support by an external power(s) is one of the crucial factors for the success of any insurgency. The North-east insurgents have been particularly fortunate in...

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Saab And Kalyani Group Announce Plans For Joint Venture Company In India

Saab And Kalyani Group Announce Plans For Joint Venture Company In India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 February 2016

Swedish defence and security company Saab, together with Indian company Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd (KSSL), the defence arm of Kalyani Group, announce preparations for a joint venture company...

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India's Dilemma : A Maritime or Continental Power?

India's Dilemma : A Maritime or Continental Power?

By: Daanish Inder Singh Gill |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 February 2016

Much has been made about India’s naval expansion. It has been touted as an important instrument of maritime power projection across the IOR- region and hence the harbinger of India’s arrival into...

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The Strategic Importance of the Siachen Glacier for India

The Strategic Importance of the Siachen Glacier for India

By: Zainab Akhter |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 February 2016

The death of nine army jawans belonging to the Madras regiment on the Indian side and the miraculous survival of one of the brave Indian soldier (who unfortunately died in hospital in Delhi) has...

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How long will India tolerate habitual snubbing?

How long will India tolerate habitual snubbing?

By: Sudip Talukdar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 February 2016

The denial of visa to one of our most accomplished and iconic artistes Anupam Kher, out of the 17 who had applied and subsequent shenanigans on the part of Islamabad evokes a sense of déjà vu....

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Strategic partnerships to change the Indian Defence outlook in 2016

Strategic partnerships to change the Indian Defence outlook in 2016

By: Anjali Bisht |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 February 2016

Despite an ambitious increase in the FDI cap from 29% to 49%, Indian defence sector was not able to attract more than Rs.56 lakh as the FDI equity in flow during the period between October 2014...

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Siachen Glacier also known as The Third Pole

Siachen Glacier also known as The Third Pole

By: Danvir Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 February 2016

As I write, the nation prays for Lance Naik Hanumanthappa’s speedy recovery. His condition continues to be critical. This brave soldier continues to battle for his life, admitted in the ICU. His...

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Sonam a Legend whose Legacy will Go On: A Tribute to Legends of Siachen

Sonam a Legend whose Legacy will Go On: A Tribute to Legends of Siachen

By: Brig Narender Kumar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 February 2016

I vividly remember during one of the interaction Brig (then Col) Pushkar Chand Deputy Commandant HAWS telling us how he and his team set out to accomplish the assigned task to occupy Siachen...

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This time David Headley will matter!

This time David Headley will matter!

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 February 2016

The deposition of David Headley in an Indian Court is a significant development in the context of construction of future narrative of jihadi terror orchestrated by Pakistan’s...

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