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Is Pakistan Mainstreaming Lashkar-e-Toiba Again?

Is Pakistan Mainstreaming Lashkar-e-Toiba Again?

By: Dr V Balasubramaniyan and Dr SV Raghavan |Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 27 January 2020

In October 2019, the Asia Pacific Group (APG) published the Mutual Evaluation Report (MER) of Pakistan which is an assessment of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing...

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India and Israel Partnership is Comprehensive and Strategic in Nature:...

India and Israel Partnership is Comprehensive and Strategic in Nature:...

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 January 2020

Dr Ron Malka is the Ambassador of Israel to India. In an exclusive interview to Manish Rai, Editor of Viewsaround and a geo-political analyst he spoke about various dynamics related to Indo-Israel...

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Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft for the IAF

Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft for the IAF

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 26 January 2020

The Indian Air Force (IAF) air strike across the international border to target a Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) camp 60 kilometres deep in Balakot, well beyond Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and the air...

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Republic Day 2020 – A Parade of Many Firsts

Republic Day 2020 – A Parade of Many Firsts

By: Col US Rathore |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 January 2020

January 26 invokes a patriotic fervour in all of us. It is quite a show when the uniformed soldiers march in unison, freshly painted military equipment trundle down the Rajpath and the aircrafts...

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26-January-2001: Lest We Forget

26-January-2001: Lest We Forget

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Date: 25 January 2020

As we go into celebrating our 73 Republic Day, putting on display for the world to see, our culture alongside our military might we must not forget the date. The figure 26 has an indelible mark in...

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Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 January 2020

A recent statement of newly appointed Chief of Defence Statement Gen Bipin Rawat is being blown out of proportion. Like any concerned Indian, Gen Rawat had expressed his disquiet against growing...

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Middle-East Conundrum and Indian National Security

Middle-East Conundrum and Indian National Security

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 January 2020

The second decade of the 21st century has had an inauspicious start in the Middle East. The killing of an Iranian General in American drone strike has raised the temperatures in the Middle East to...

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Dragon inveigles Naypyitaw

Dragon inveigles Naypyitaw

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 January 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar on January 17, 2019 carried the hallmarks of China’s strategy of planning and preparations decades in advance. Economic and military aid to...

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Reforms in Defence Acquisition

Reforms in Defence Acquisition

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 January 2020

Defence is a strategic component of Sovereign India and the Services have the onerous responsibility to discharge this ‘integrity’ mandate. The expenditure, that the country commits, though...

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Is China-Myanmar Economic Corridor turning out to be another CPEC for India?

Is China-Myanmar Economic Corridor turning out to be another CPEC for India?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 January 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Myanmar on January 18, 2020 at a time when it was struggling global criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority. It is learnt that the two...

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De-radicalization: Chief of Defence Staff Hit the Bull’s Eye

De-radicalization: Chief of Defence Staff Hit the Bull’s Eye

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 January 2020

Gen Bipin Rawat, first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India, in a function ‘Raisina Dialogue’, expressed his anguish over the radicalization in the country, which has not spared even 10 to 12...

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India must help defuse Iran-US tension

India must help defuse Iran-US tension

By: K.N. Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 January 2020

After some select Asian countries, China, India, and Pakistan achieved nuclear capability, its impact on regional strategy was obvious. Even repercussions of the neo-proliferation possibility had...

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Kashmiri Pandits offered three choices by Radical Islamists

Kashmiri Pandits offered three choices by Radical Islamists

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) |Issue: Book Excerpt: Kashmir: Its Aborigines and their Exodus | Date: 19 January 2020

On Jan, 04, 1990, a local Urdu newspaper, Aftab, published a press release issued by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, asking all Pandits to leave the Valley immediately. Al Safa, another local daily repeated...

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Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

By: Abhinav Dutta |Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 18 January 2020

It is being widely debated that the revolution in science and technology and its role in military strategy would prove to be game changers in international politics and in the dynamics of...

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Kashmir: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of a Decorated Cop

Kashmir: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of a Decorated Cop

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 January 2020

For the J&K Police, which till now was being lauded for its resolute anti-militancy operations despite being targeted by terrorists, Dy SP Davinder Singh being caught red-handed while...

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Relevance of Arthashastra in the 21st Century

Relevance of Arthashastra in the 21st Century

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan |Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 17 January 2020

There is possibly a misconception in the Western world that ancient India was ignorant of aspects such as strategy, statecraft or administration even though the Indian epics spoke of vast kingdoms...

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Air-Sea Doctrine

Air-Sea Doctrine

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 January 2020

Marshal Lin Piao, a probable successor to Mao, had said prophetic words in the context of Indian Ocean in early 60s. He said, I quote “INDIAN OCEAN IS NOT INDIA’s OCEAN” unquote. We as a...

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Defence Minister flags-off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from L&T’s Armoured System

Defence Minister flags-off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from L&T’s Armoured System

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 January 2020

Armoured Systems Complex is currently producing 100 ‘K9 Vajra-T’ 155 mm 52 Cal Self-propelled Tracked Howitzers under first major Make in India Program of the Indian Army All the 51 Guns...

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The Indian Republic under Siege – Termites Crawling out of the Woodwork

The Indian Republic under Siege – Termites Crawling out of the Woodwork

By: Jay Bhattacharjee |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 January 2020

The last few weeks have been incendiary (both literally and figuratively) for our country. For almost every day during this period, our country which is young in the narrow political...

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Afghanistan has changed but Taliban hasn’t: Afghan Envoy

Afghanistan has changed but Taliban hasn’t: Afghan Envoy

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 January 2020

Mr Tahir Qadiry is Afghanistan’s envoy to India (Charge d’Affaires). In an exclusive interview to Manish Rai, Editor of Viewsaround and a geo-political analyst spoke about various issues...

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