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Kashmir: Separatist & Inimical Forces Plan to Derail Democratic Process

Kashmir: Separatist & Inimical Forces Plan to Derail Democratic Process

By: Onkareshwar Pandey |Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 10 January 2021

Three terrorists have been killed in an overnight encounter in Lawaypora area of central Kashmir, in the outskirts of Srinagar, in a joint operation of Police, Army and CRPF. The gunfight broke...

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India should take lead in Shaping Global Maritime Conventions to Protect...

India should take lead in Shaping Global Maritime Conventions to Protect...

By: Cmde Anil Jai Singh (Retd) |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 09 January 2021

The presence of 23 Indian sailors on board MV Jag Anand at anchorage off the Chinese port of Jingtang since June 13, 2020, and the 16 sailors on board MV Anastasia at anchorage off the port of...

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Harnessing Youth Power in Jammu & Kashmir

Harnessing Youth Power in Jammu & Kashmir

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 January 2021

Jammu and Kashmir has suffered tremendously in the shadow of the gun for the last almost three decades. Violence hit the youth of the region most of all. Their education and development suffered...

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Valour Sagas of Bangladesh Liberation War

Valour Sagas of Bangladesh Liberation War

By: Col Alok Mathur, SM |Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 08 January 2021

Pakistan can never forget the humiliation of 16 December 1971, when Indian forces entered Dhaka, the capital of East Pakistan and accepted the unconditional surrender of  almost four division...

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India’s S-400 Deal with Russia: Biden Administration and CAATSA

India’s S-400 Deal with Russia: Biden Administration and CAATSA

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 January 2021

Indo-Russian S-400 deal is yet again in focus. Many military experts and diplomats of India believed that the brouhaha created in 2018 has been forgotten/buried under the carpet by US...

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China’s Six Decades of Unremitting Offensive Military Adventurism Calls...

China’s Six Decades of Unremitting Offensive Military Adventurism Calls...

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 07 January 2021

China defying global geopolitical dynamics heavily weighted against China and in favour of India has been engaged since May 2020 in unprovoked military escalation and armed clashes in Eastern...

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The IAF in a Two-Front War

The IAF in a Two-Front War

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. Apr-Jun 2020, (35.2) & Jul-Sep 2020, (35.3) | Date: 07 January 2021

In April 2018, the Indian Air Force (IAF) practiced two-front war scenarios in its mega exercise ‘Ex Gagan Shakti’. “A two-front war is a real scenario; we are not a war-mongering nation but...

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Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 January 2021

Multiple explosions rocked the Aden International airport shortly after an aircraft landed carrying the newly formed cabinet of the country’s Saudi-backed government. Dozens of casualties were...

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Pakistan Army needs protection from its own people!!

Pakistan Army needs protection from its own people!!

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 January 2021

With Pakistan’s Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid’s announcing that “cases will be registered against people using foul language against the armed forces within 72 hours,”two things are...

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Xi Jinping and the Future of CCP

Xi Jinping and the Future of CCP

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 January 2021

In an unprecedented move effective from the New Year’s Day, China has removed the military from the government control and expanded the powers of its Central Military Commission (CMC), headed by...

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India must Prepare to Counter Chinese Malevolence with Strength

India must Prepare to Counter Chinese Malevolence with Strength

By: Jasbir Sarai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 January 2021

As the eventful year -2020 comes to an end, one is reminded about a huge public outcry that was triggered by the so-called Chinese intrusions in Eastern Ladakh mid-year.  Suddenly a bevy of self...

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Need for a Defence Industrial Ecosystem for Atmanirbharta in Defence

Need for a Defence Industrial Ecosystem for Atmanirbharta in Defence

By: Maj Gen Rambir Singh Mann, VSM |Issue: Vol. 35.4 Oct-Dec 2020 | Date: 04 January 2021

The rapidly evolving global politico-strategic environment and the manner in which security challenges are now crystalising before our nation necessitate urgent transformational reforms in our...

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Indo-Pak War of 1965

Indo-Pak War of 1965

By: Bharat Verma |Issue: Book Excerpt: Indian Armed Forces | Date: 04 January 2021

Nehru’s death in 1964 had created political uncertainty in the country and an impression in Pakistan that India was no longer politically or militarily strong. In Pakistan, Field Marshal Ayub...

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Myanmar: How to deal with a Bully like China?

Myanmar: How to deal with a Bully like China?

By: Dr S Chandrasekharan |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 03 January 2021

Not so long ago, Irrawady in its editorial of 11th August, expressed its fears about China as follows.  It said that at that time, that the Chinese weapons and economic influence are both...

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The China-Pakistan-Turkey Axis

The China-Pakistan-Turkey Axis

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 January 2021

When Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited China in February 2019 he did not criticize China for human rights violations against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang where a million...

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Defence of Srinagar 1947

Defence of Srinagar 1947

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar |Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 02 January 2021

Battle of Shalateng When the British left in 1947 after creating Pakistan and India, the Princely States were given the option of acceding to India or Pakistan or to remain independent. All the...

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Russia is No Longer a Strategic Asset for India’s Foreign...

Russia is No Longer a Strategic Asset for India’s Foreign...

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 01 January 2021

Perceptionaly, in 2020, analysing by contemporary trends of Russia positioned in a virtual military alliance with China, it loses its worth to Indian foreign policy as a ‘Strategic Asset’....

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Air Defence Artillery in India-Pakistan War of 1971

Air Defence Artillery in India-Pakistan War of 1971

By: Col Mandeep Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 January 2021

On 3 December 1971, No 26 Squadron, PAF initiated the pre-emptive strikes against Indian air bases with strikes at Srinagar, with a Time Over Target (TOT) of 1739 hrs. Each strike package...

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COVID-19 Mauled 2020—A Nuclear Disaster Would End Time

COVID-19 Mauled 2020—A Nuclear Disaster Would End Time

By: Dr Manpreet Sethi |Issue: Courtesy: IPCS | Date: 31 December 2020

2020 started on a grim note, with the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists deciding in January to move the minute hand on its clock to 100 seconds to midnight. This was a reminder of the high level...

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Positive changes in Kashmir raise hopes for early statehood

Positive changes in Kashmir raise hopes for early statehood

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 December 2020

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a paradigm shift in its socio-political environment in recent times. Of great importance is the successful and incident free conduct of the...

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