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Pakistan's Threat Perception

Pakistan's Threat Perception

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Book Excerpt: Asian Strategy and Military Perspective | Date: 19 February 2019

Geographically, the creation of Pakistan was most unnatural. Right from its inception, the Pakistani leaders of all hues, at a subconscious level did realise that the historical, sociological and...

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Kashmir – Let Truth Be Told

Kashmir – Let Truth Be Told

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 February 2019

“Nero fiddled while Rome burnt.” In July of the year 64 CE (Common Era) a great fire ravaged Rome for six days destroying seventy percent of the City and leaving half its population homeless....

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'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 February 2019

Claude Arpi’s interview with Jagmohan, Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Minister. It was recorded in 2007. Claude: Sir, there are rumors that India and Pakistan will soon have a...

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The Indian Air Force in a Two-Front War

The Indian Air Force in a Two-Front War

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. 33.2 Apr-Jun 2018 | Date: 18 February 2019

China has been aggressively modernising its Armed Forces with the aim to match the United States (US) for ultimate world dominance. China’s defence budget is nearly four times that of...

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Pulwama attack: Need for a radical review of internal security, foreign policy

Pulwama attack: Need for a radical review of internal security, foreign policy

By: Commodore C Uday Bhaskar (Retd.) |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 17 February 2019

The suicide bomber terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in the Pulwama district February 14 that killed more than 40 troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force and injured many others is the...

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Pulwama Car Bombing – another Surgical Strike or Chemotherapy?

Pulwama Car Bombing – another Surgical Strike or Chemotherapy?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 February 2019

The car bombing of a CRPF convoy on February 14, 2019, 30 km short of Srinagar in Pulwama has claimed the lives of 44 CRPF personnel with more than 30 others injured. J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik...

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Myanmar: The Dragon on a ‘Roll’

Myanmar: The Dragon on a ‘Roll’

By: Dr S Chandrasekharan |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 16 February 2019

Events in Myanmar are moving at a bewildering pace both in the ethnic front and in moving towards Constitutional amendments. There is an indirect benefit for India too with the Myanmar Army acting...

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Pulwama Terror Attack: Challenge by Jihadists

Pulwama Terror Attack: Challenge by Jihadists

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 February 2019

The deadly car bomb suicide attack on a convoy of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near Awantipora in Pulwama claiming the lives of more than 40 troopers and leaving a score of them injured is...

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Boeing to showcase advanced capabilities at Aero India 2019

Boeing to showcase advanced capabilities at Aero India 2019

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2019

•  Exhibit best-in-class defense capabilities and services, including F/A-18 Super Hornet, KC-46A tanker, AH-64 Apache, CH-47 Chinook, and P-8  •  Showcase partnership to modernize India’s...

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Raytheon Appoints Ravi Nirgudkar as President, Raytheon India

Raytheon Appoints Ravi Nirgudkar as President, Raytheon India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2019

Raytheon Company has appointed Ravi Nirgudkar as the president of Raytheon India, effective immediately. Raviis based in the company’s New Delhi office. Ravi will focus on growing Raytheon’s...

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Lockheed Martin showcases selection of aircraft, precision systems, local...

Lockheed Martin showcases selection of aircraft, precision systems, local...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2019

Lockheed Martin will participate at the 12th Aero India Exhibition, to be held at the Yelahanka Air Force Station located here, Feb.20 – 24, 2019. The company’s participation in the premier...

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Pulwama Attack: Stand steadfast in support of the brave Indian soldiers

Pulwama Attack: Stand steadfast in support of the brave Indian soldiers

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2019

The terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama, Srinagar, is a tragedy of monumental proportions. It was a cowardly act of mindless violence that has left the entire nation aghast and horrified....

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Trump-Kim Summit II – Is Resolution Really Possible?

Trump-Kim Summit II – Is Resolution Really Possible?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2019

While South Korea has every reason to be hopeful about the upcoming summit of President Trump with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi scheduled for February 27 and 28th this year, looking...

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Article 370: The untold story

Article 370: The untold story

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD |Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 14 February 2019

It is often not realized that among the causes of Kashmir problem – inclusion of plebiscite in the Instrument of Accession, reference of Kashmir to UN, halting Indian offensive when it was...

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Bangladesh-China relations have metamorphosed into a strategic partnership

Bangladesh-China relations have metamorphosed into a strategic partnership

By: Mohammad Tarikul Islam |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 14 February 2019

Diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and China were established in 1976, five years after Bangladesh’s independence. Consolidation and enhancement of China-Bangladesh friendship and...

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Balochistan: Contextualising the Recent Spike in Attacks

Balochistan: Contextualising the Recent Spike in Attacks

By: Anwar Ali Tsarpa |Issue: Courtesy: IPCS | Date: 13 February 2019

On 23 November 2018, a Baloch insurgent group, the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) attacked the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. In a statement, the BLA said the “objective of the...

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Looming Shadow of Afghanistan over Kashmir

Looming Shadow of Afghanistan over Kashmir

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 February 2019

Kashmir has always had a rather unfortunate linkage with Afghanistan. The brief Afghan rule over valley from 1750 to 1819 is universally regarded as ‘dark age’ by the Kashmiris. In that year...

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Boeing Appoints Salil Gupte as New Business Leader in India

Boeing Appoints Salil Gupte as New Business Leader in India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 February 2019

Boeing today announced the appointment of Salil Gupte as president of Boeing India, effective March 18. He will be based in New Delhi, serve as Boeing’s senior executive in India, and report to...

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How far should India trust China

How far should India trust China

By: Maj Gen Vinod Saighal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 February 2019

“It is in India’s interest to see China strong enough to provide credible bi-polarity in the interregnum during which the world moves towards the establishment of a globally respected United...

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Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon |Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 12 February 2019

Pakistan’s propaganda against India is a 24/7 feature! It, however, peaks in the month of February with the sham of “Kashmir Solidarity Day” (KSD), an annual ritual since 1990 being observed...

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