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Hans lead in China’s poverty alleviation projects

Hans lead in China’s poverty alleviation projects

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 22 January 2020

In the recent months, China has started in a massive relocation scheme in Tibet, redrawing the demography of India’s borders. Beijing admits that though the rural poverty rate was more than 97.5...

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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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Elevating India-Brazil Relations will benefit both

Elevating India-Brazil Relations will benefit both

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 January 2020

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro will be the Chief Guest at Republic Day celebrations in January 2020. He had accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation for the occasion when they...

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Japan's take on the escalating US-Iran tensions

Japan's take on the escalating US-Iran tensions

By: Simran Walia |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 January 2020

Japan, the world’s third largest economy is yet again in a great dilemma to balance its relations with the US and Iran, owing to the assassination of the Iranian leader Qassem Suleimani on...

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To challenge status quo J&K needs new age, dynamic, baggage-free leadership

To challenge status quo J&K needs new age, dynamic, baggage-free leadership

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 January 2020

The need for a dynamic leadership to chart out the course of new Jammu and Kashmir that is emerging post reorganisation has been spoken of by many academicians and intelligentsia. In fact, one of...

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America’s Subcontinental Priority

America’s Subcontinental Priority

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 January 2020

Citing a leaked letter of Pakistan’s foreign ministry, Asian Lite has reported that some 14 members of Pakistani military were killed recently by Baloch militants based in Iran and that this was...

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BRICS must define the scope of the Upcoming War

BRICS must define the scope of the Upcoming War

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 January 2020

Assassination of Qasem Soleimani [the head of Iran’s elite Quds military force] under direct orders from the President of the United States is likely to further escalate into a military conflict...

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Relocations on India’s Borders

Relocations on India’s Borders

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 11 January 2020

In the recent months, China has started in a massive relocation scheme in Tibet, redrawing the demography of India’s borders. Beijing admits that though the rural poverty rate was more than 97.5...

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Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 January 2020

2020 is an election year in the USA. President Donald Trump is trying for a second term. The American public will definitely review his performance before giving him a second chance. As far as...

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CAA: Pakistan and China engineered the protests

CAA: Pakistan and China engineered the protests

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 January 2020

Irena Akbar in her article ‘Why I protest as a Muslim’ in the Indian Express dated 03-January-2020 wrote: “I did not protest just against the legislation (CAA) … it was a protest against...

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