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It is Win-Win for All but India still has a Long Haul

It is Win-Win for All but India still has a Long Haul

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May 2019

India has secured a big diplomatic victory with the listing of Masood Azhar, Pakistan –based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Chief as global terrorist by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) after...

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Masood Azhar’s Blacklisting and its Implications

Masood Azhar’s Blacklisting and its Implications

By: VBN Ram |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May 2019

Had the philosopher cum literary doyen Rabindra Nath Tagore been alive today, he would have caveated his adage ekla chalo re (go it alone) by whispering to Xi-Jinping, “only if, the cause you...

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Political Olympics of J&K

Political Olympics of J&K

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 May 2019

Olympics come every five years, and so do the Political Olympics in J&K. In a pre-election interview to media, BJP President Amit Shah has stated that if the BJP gains majority in the coming...

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Masood Azhar a 'Global Terrorist': Diplomatic win for India, going gets...

Masood Azhar a 'Global Terrorist': Diplomatic win for India, going gets...

By: Nilova Roy Chaudhury |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 01 May 2019

The listing of Masood Azhar, head of the terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohamed, as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council is a significant diplomatic win for India, which has been seeking...

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Ignoring Ladakh Detrimental to National Security

Ignoring Ladakh Detrimental to National Security

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 April 2019

The trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh with Zanskar ranges in the South and Karakoram ranges in the North bordering both Pakistan and China is strategically very important and vital for India’s...

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Indian Navy 2019: Formidable Impeatives of Indian Ocean Dominance

Indian Navy 2019: Formidable Impeatives of Indian Ocean Dominance

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 29 April 2019

The Indian Ocean in 2019 emerges as yet another arena of ‘Great Power Games’ in which intersect powerful maritime ambitions of China on one hand and India and the Western Powers on the other...

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Tukre-Tukre Gang: Delhi to Begusarai

Tukre-Tukre Gang: Delhi to Begusarai

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 April 2019

The Tukre-Tukre forces have travelled from JNU to Begusarai in Bihar, taking the electoral route to subvert and splinter India. The Tukre-Tukre enterprise is a mélange of anti-national forces,...

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Denigrating the Armed Forces

Denigrating the Armed Forces

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 April 2019

Surprisingly, the opposition political parties have started making disparaging remarks against the Armed Forces and casting aspersions on their cross border strikes for narrow selfish political...

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DSDBO Road completed – but what of the scam and the northeast?

DSDBO Road completed – but what of the scam and the northeast?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 April 2019

India has completed the 255-km Darbuk-Shayok-Daulat Beg Oldie (DSDBO) section of the road between Leh and Karakoram (KK) Pass, as mentioned in recent media reports. The road actually ends at DBO,...

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Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 April 2019

After several rounds of US Taliban Peace Talks in Doha, the reluctantly agreed upon ‘so-called intra-Afghan dialogue’ scheduled on April 19, 2019 was abruptly cancelled on April 18 amid...

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Sri Lanka’s bloody carnage, ISIS and more

Sri Lanka’s bloody carnage, ISIS and more

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 April 2019

The horrendous Easter Sunday bombing in Sri Lanka have claimed 359 killed till last count including 49 foreigners and some 600 injured. St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church in the...

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Imran Khan: A worried and disillusioned Prime minister

Imran Khan: A worried and disillusioned Prime minister

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 April 2019

A series of events that have taken place recently are indicators of the very precarious security situation in Pakistan. The country is plagued with a series of small wars taking place across...

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Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

By: Col Mandeep Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 April 2019

On April 19, 2019, Yemen rebels shot down a Chinese-built medium-altitude and long-endurance Wing Loong drone with a surface-to-air missile. The drone, operated by Saudi Arabia, was reportedly on...

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Indian Army Downsizing: Strategically Imprudent

Indian Army Downsizing: Strategically Imprudent

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 23 April 2019

The Indian Republic to attain and sustain the status of a credible predominant military power in South Asia and to ascend the aspirational ladder of emerging as a Major Global Power needs a 2...

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Zanskar Deserves Justice

Zanskar Deserves Justice

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 April 2019

Zanskar is a sub-division of Kargil district of Ladakh Region, the cold desert of India. It is a sparsely populated Buddhist dominated area which has the distinction of being one of the three...

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Jinping-Azhar – and the UFU Ultimatum

Jinping-Azhar – and the UFU Ultimatum

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 April 2019

It is amusing to see news reports that for fear of being isolated on the issue of exercising ‘technical hold’ on terrorist mullah Masood Azhar by the UN, China will change course. Nothing of...

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Is Arab League Still Relevant?

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 April 2019

The Arab League, commonly known as the League of Arab States, was formed in 1945 for the purpose of aligning the Arab nations for matter of mutual interest and concern. Foundations of League were...

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Strategic Chabahar port is win-win for India, Iran and Afghanistan

Strategic Chabahar port is win-win for India, Iran and Afghanistan

By: Jai Kumar Verma |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 20 April 2019

China, the world’s second largest economy, thinks that India may soon  challenge its supremacy not only in Asia but also in the world arena. Hence it encircles India through a ‘string of...

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Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak...

Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak...

By: Col JK Achuthan |Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 18 April 2019

The propensity of the Indian military leadership for trusting the Pakistani War Machine and leaving vital localities such as Ledi Galli and Pir Kanthi abandoned during heavy snowfall months...

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Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs critical Augmentation

Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs critical Augmentation

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 18 April 2019

The Indian Air Force spectacular and dramatic deep penetration strikes on Pakistan terror camps at Balakot on February 26 2019 by India’s valiant ‘Air Warriors’ enabled by bold & decisive...

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