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Quad Summit 2021: Why is China Rattled?

Quad Summit 2021: Why is China Rattled?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 March 2021

Key Points Quad’s call for a free, open, inclusive, healthy, Indo-Pacific region during Summit has rattled China. Quad’s determination for collective response to COVID-19 pandemic in terms...

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Sub-continent in the grip of disquiet

Sub-continent in the grip of disquiet

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 March 2021

Three countries of the Indian sub-continent — India, Pakistan and Afghanistan —- are bogged with grim disquiet whoseroots lie in the exclusivist beliefs of the Islamic State of Pakistan. After...

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Will Quad be China’s Achilles Heel?

Will Quad be China’s Achilles Heel?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 March 2021

The first ever Quad Leaders Summit was held virtually on March 12, 2021 between US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian...

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Response to Chinese Assertiveness: Hoodwinked, Deluded or Eyes Wide Shut

Response to Chinese Assertiveness: Hoodwinked, Deluded or Eyes Wide Shut

By: Brig Deepak Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 March 2021

Oddly enough it requires just two phrases to cogently describe our attempts to keep our military strong and defend our territorial integrity over the past seventy-four years. The first, by French...

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The Verdict is for the Rohingyas to Go Back

The Verdict is for the Rohingyas to Go Back

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 March 2021

After due humanitarian and security considerations it has been finally decided by the government to deport the Rohingyias to their country of origin. In a recent move, Jammu and Kashmir Police...

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Why New Delhi should not Fear the Taliban’s return to Power in Kabul

Why New Delhi should not Fear the Taliban’s return to Power in Kabul

By: Hamayun Khan and S Nasrat |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 12 March 2021

Despite being a pro-Pakistan group ever since its emergence in 1994, the Taliban’s dominance in Afghanistan can no longer be a big threat for India. After 20 years, the Taliban finally signed a...

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Military and the Diplomatic Muscle

Military and the Diplomatic Muscle

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 March 2021

The Legislative Assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan in a bipartisan resolution has urged the  Fedral Govt  to designate the area,  legally part of PoK,  as the fifth province of Pakistan, thereby...

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Indo-Pak Ceasefire: Pakistan's end Game and the Indian Response

Indo-Pak Ceasefire: Pakistan's end Game and the Indian Response

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 March 2021

It is now two weeks since India and Pakistan, through their respective Director Generals of Military Operations (DGsMO), recommitted to maintenance of the ceasefire protocols that were established...

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The Myanmar Imbroglio

The Myanmar Imbroglio

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 March 2021

Myanmar is in turmoil since the military took control of the country on February 1, 2021 and detained Aung San Suu Kyi and officials from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Myanmar’s...

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Does India need a Strategic Bomber?

Does India need a Strategic Bomber?

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 10 March 2021

A South China Morning Post, report of November 26, 2020, says, China’s H-20 stealth bomber will give China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) a ‘truly intercontinental’ strike...

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Commissioning of INS Karanj, the third Indian Kalvari-class submarine...

Commissioning of INS Karanj, the third Indian Kalvari-class submarine...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 March 2021

On 10 March 2021, INS Karanj, the third of the P75 Kalvari-class submarine, was commissioned by the hands of former Chief of Naval Staff Admiral V S Shekhawat, PVSM, AVSM, VrC (Retd.), in presence...

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Pak paid a Heavy Price for it’s Misadventure across the Line of Control

Pak paid a Heavy Price for it’s Misadventure across the Line of Control

By: Lt Gen Harwant Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 March 2021

On release of Mufti Mohammed’s elder daughter by local dissenters, as-quid-pro quo for this, some of the terrorists in Indian jails were released. This led to, large scale jubilations in the...

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China the Regional Hegemon

China the Regional Hegemon

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 March 2021

Addressing a webinar organized by the College of Defence Management (CDM), Secunderabad on March 4, 2021, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat stated that a belligerent China will continue...

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Kashmir: Imperative to save Youth from Terrorist Recruitment

Kashmir: Imperative to save Youth from Terrorist Recruitment

By: Jasbir Sarai |Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 March 2021

“I can say this with conviction that today we are able to manage the level of violence in the Valley. The number of terrorists in the Valley is probably the lowest in one decade… and we would...

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India-Pakistan War 1971: Analysis of India’s Military Strategy

India-Pakistan War 1971: Analysis of India’s Military Strategy

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Cheema |Issue: Vol. 35.1 Jan-Mar 2020 | Date: 07 March 2021

Formulation of Political Objective The paradigm of war typically follows the sequence – ‘Confrontation-Crisis-Conflict-War-Resolution’.1 The 1971 India-Pakistan War generally unfolded to...

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Top Biden Economic Policy Adviser Linked to Kashmiri Extremists

Top Biden Economic Policy Adviser Linked to Kashmiri Extremists

By: J. M. Phelps |Issue: Courtesy: https://www.meforum.org | Date: 06 March 2021

Promising to put together one of the most diverse cabinets in American history, President Joe Biden has appointed at least 20 Indian-Americans to various positions within his administration,...

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India’s Strategic Dominance in Space and Outer Space Laws

India’s Strategic Dominance in Space and Outer Space Laws

By: Lt Cdr Bharat Singh |Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 06 March 2021

India’s Grasp of the Space and Universe Ancient India, since time immemorial, has had a profound understanding and association with space and the universe. India has always been a land of...

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Afghanistan’s Challenges in the Aftermath of COVID Crisis

Afghanistan’s Challenges in the Aftermath of COVID Crisis

By: Neelapu Shanti |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 March 2021

Afghanistan has been deeply entrenched in conflict over the past 40 years with an inconclusive stance to establish peace. COVID pandemic is creating an insurmountable headwind for Afghanistan amid...

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China cannot Accept Body Bags

China cannot Accept Body Bags

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar |Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 05 March 2021

The Global Times, China’s official mouthpiece, commenting in an article of 20th Feb, post the announcement of Chinese casualties in the Galwan Clash, stated, ‘While the Chinese are mourning...

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Importance of Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

Importance of Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

By: Rajiv Malhotra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 March 2021

When I arrived in the United States in the early 1970s, to pursue a PhD in Physics and then shifted to Computer Science, one of the remarkable experiences I had was the extent to which my...

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