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Pakistan cannot integrate PoK

Pakistan cannot integrate PoK

By: K.N. Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 February 2020

In a formal statement, Pakistan foreign office spokesperson rubbished the rumours of Islamabad proposing the integration of PoK into the mainland and thus terminating the status of the region as...

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India’s fault lines used constantly by various forces to weaken the...

India’s fault lines used constantly by various forces to weaken the...

By: Jay Bhattacharjee |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 February 2020

It had to happen sooner or later. The semi-insurgency conditions, that were whipped up in many parts of the country just before and after the CAA was enacted, threw up an event that could well be...

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Fall of Soleimani - Rise of ISIS

Fall of Soleimani - Rise of ISIS

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 February 2020

Not very long ago, December 2017 to be precise, the world was celebrating the defeat of Islamic State (ISIS), deadly face of terror that had compelled the world powers with differing strategic...

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Diabolical underground war breaks out against India

Diabolical underground war breaks out against India

By: Sudip Talukdar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 February 2020

The unspoken yet multi-dimensional war against the nation has entered its most diabolical and vilest phase in the more than 70 years of its rather uneasy existence, before which thousands of...

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Wrong person at wrong time

Wrong person at wrong time

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 31 January 2020

India’s controversial Defence Minister VK Krishna Menon was recently in the news, courtesy a well-researched book, which did not elaborate enough on the implications for the country on account...

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Private Sector in Aerospace and Defence: An Evolving Success Story

Private Sector in Aerospace and Defence: An Evolving Success Story

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev |Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 31 January 2020

There is near unanimity in public perception of the Indian public sector involvement in aerospace and defence, be it the bloodsucking Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)...

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Launch of an Orbit Surveillance Satellite by Indian Space Research...

Launch of an Orbit Surveillance Satellite by Indian Space Research...

By: Aman Singh Gandhi |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 January 2020

Main Body The small satellite report performs a SWOT analysis and PESTEL study to uncover the stability, limitations, openings, and risks in the small satellite industry. Combining the small...

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The Soleimani Killing: The Intelligence behind the Dramatic Operation

The Soleimani Killing: The Intelligence behind the Dramatic Operation

By: Cdr Eyal Pinko |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 January 2020

The US operation that killed one of the symbols of Tehran reflects superb intelligence capabilities. From cyber to agents within the Quds Force – the intelligence infrastructure behind the...

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Orientations of National Defence - II

Orientations of National Defence - II

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee |Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 29 January 2020

 “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars” — Latin Proverb Hard Realities of Military Orientation India’s strategically envisioned community is conscious of the fact that the...

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India’s Aerospace Industry: Structure, Strategies, Policies and the Road Ahead

India’s Aerospace Industry: Structure, Strategies, Policies and the Road Ahead

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 29 January 2020

The aerospace industry accounts for nearly 40 percent of global military expenditure which stood at $1,822 billion last year (Sipri 2018). The US is a major player in terms of military expenditure...

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Disorientations of National Defence – I

Disorientations of National Defence – I

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee |Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 28 January 2020

 “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins Key Neighbours: Innately Animus Inter-state and regional level political, economic and hegemonic rivalries have ever...

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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 |Issue: Net Edition | 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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