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Politics over China’s Political Warfare

Politics over China’s Political Warfare

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 July 2017

Query about China’s political warfare in India and you receive blank looks as if the antecedents of Princess Wei are being asked who as per President Xi Jinping was married to the moon in...

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Damp squib response to diktats indicate irrelevance of Syed Sallahuddin

Damp squib response to diktats indicate irrelevance of Syed Sallahuddin

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 July 2017

What happened to the weeklong agitation that Syed Sallahuddin had ordered to be observed to mark the first death anniversary of the terrorist Burhan Wani? It may be recalled that Sallahuddin, in a...

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Non Traditional Threats: South Asia's “Meth” Traffic

Non Traditional Threats: South Asia's “Meth” Traffic

By: Anant Mishra & Richa Chadha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 July 2017

The intensity of the issue within South Asia is clearly visible from the fact that, those nations which are principle “consumers” of methamphetamines, be it Laos, China and Myanmar, are not...

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China-Pakistan Water Axis on the Indus

China-Pakistan Water Axis on the Indus

By: Dr. Priyanka Singh |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 20 July 2017

Before the Belt and Road summit held at Beijing in mid-May 2017, several memoranda of understanding (MoU) were finalised between China and Pakistan. Significant among these was an agreement to...

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Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

By: Prakash Nanda |Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 20 July 2017

Consistency has never been a virtue for the Communist rulers of China in settling their border disputes with the neigbours. They have used different principles for different countries. And this...

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Iran-Pakistan Relations – turbulent times

Iran-Pakistan Relations – turbulent times

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 July 2017

The Iran-Pakistan relations face turbulent times, the major reason being the same as in India-Pakistan and Afghanistan-Pakistan relations; Pakistan sponsored terrorism.  In May this year, Iran...

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The Malabar Exercises: An Appraisal

The Malabar Exercises: An Appraisal

By: Col Adarsha Verma |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 19 July 2017

The 21st edition of the Malabar exercises, Malabar-17, was conducted in the Bay of Bengal from July 10 to 17, 2017. The primary aim of the exercise was to increase interoperability amongst the...

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A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

By: Navneet Bhushan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 July 2017

The recent missile tests have brought to the fore, once again the talks on south Asian nuclear arms race and scenarios. It is imperative to understand that mere capability in terms of Agni V or...

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An Integrated Indian Military Strategy - 2040: A Perspective (Part-V)

An Integrated Indian Military Strategy - 2040: A Perspective (Part-V)

By: Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan, AVSM, VSM |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 July 2017

Conclusion The clear and present dangers that India faces across both its unresolved borders are as different as chalk from cheese. Hence there cannot be a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution to...

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China: Threat or Challenge?

China: Threat or Challenge?

By: Lt Gen JS Bajwa |Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 17 July 2017

China’s sustained double digit economic growth over three decades transformed China. It has lifted 700 million Chinese people out poverty – an unparalleled feat in human history. Its economic...

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