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Ending the World’s Worst Atrocities DARFUR

Ending the World’s Worst Atrocities DARFUR

By: Anant Mishra |Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 28 May 2016

Darfur has been boiling in conflict since 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement Army (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement Army (JEM) took up arms against the then Government of Sudan....

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Despite setback, Taliban will force greater violence on Afghanistan

Despite setback, Taliban will force greater violence on Afghanistan

By: Chayanika Saxena |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 28 May 2016

Taken down in a drone attack, the rehbar (leader) of Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour is reported to have been eliminated on the evening of May 21, 2016. Confirming his death, official...

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India’s Entry To Nuclear Suppliers Group

India’s Entry To Nuclear Suppliers Group

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha |Issue: Courtesy: www.swarajyamag.com | Date: 27 May 2016

John Kirby, State Department Spokesman of USA, in his daily news conference of 14 May 2016 told the reporter, “I would point you back to what the president said during his visit to India in...

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Modi, Ashraf Ghani in Iran and killing of Mullah Mansour

Modi, Ashraf Ghani in Iran and killing of Mullah Mansour

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 May 2016

Use of Chahbahar Port by India and Afghanistan will enable both countries to carry out their trade without being dependent on Pakistan. It will also benefit Iran as the use of this port facility...

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Two Years of NDA Government: Defence Preparedness and Modernisation need...

Two Years of NDA Government: Defence Preparedness and Modernisation need...

By: Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May 2016

The defence budget has dipped to 1.72 per cent of the country’s GDP – the lowest level since the disastrous 1962 War with China. Parliament’s Standing Committee on Defence and the armed...

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South China Sea Arbitration: An Analysis

South China Sea Arbitration: An Analysis

By: Abhishek Pratap Singh |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 26 May 2016

The South China Sea (SCS) dispute has become a key issue of concern for East Asian regional security. The nature of the conflict and lack of clarity on the issue owes much to the multiple...

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The Pakistan factor in India-Iran ties

The Pakistan factor in India-Iran ties

By: Monish Gulati |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 25 May 2016

As Prime Minister Modi makes his first visit to Iran, numerous factors are at play ranging from the timing of the visit, which is taking place after his visit to Saudi Arabia and before an...

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Make In India: Indian Defence Industry – The Road Ahead

Make In India: Indian Defence Industry – The Road Ahead

By: Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 May 2016

The PMs vision of ‘Make in India’ and the thrust being given in the Defence Procurement Procedure 2106 to ‘Indian Designed, Developed and Made (IDDM)’ products is a welcome shift from the...

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Rightsizing the Military: The Need for a Comprehensive Examination

Rightsizing the Military: The Need for a Comprehensive Examination

By: Brig Deepak Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May 2016

The Defence Minister has recently announced the formation of an eleven member committee led by Lieutenant General DB Shekatkar (Retd) tasked to look into areas of “overlap” and convergence within...

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The Men Who Saved Ladakh

The Men Who Saved Ladakh

By: Lt Gen NS Brar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May 2016

The land is so barren and the passes so high that only the best of friends or fiercest enemies would want to visit us. – A Ladhaki saying Ladakh, the crown on India’s map, was the transit...

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