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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 Jan , 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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Chinese Interference in South Asia

Chinese Interference in South Asia

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 09 Jan , 2021

Recent reports indicate that Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) has busted a 10-member Chinese module operating a terror cell in Kabul. Since the incident came to light, China...

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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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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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The Limits to Sino-Russian Cooperation

The Limits to Sino-Russian Cooperation

By: Mahima Duggal | Date: 08 Jan , 2021

Sino-Russian ties initially seem a pragmatic alignment of partners. However, several structural barriers—an asymmetric economic-security calculus, persisting investment challenges, and...

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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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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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Pakistan Army: In the Eye of the Storm within Pakistan

Pakistan Army: In the Eye of the Storm within Pakistan

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

A political logjam capable of ushering winds of change in Pakistan is becoming visible. The opposition has joined hands against the incumbent Imran Khan led government. The situation may well lead...

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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 Jan , 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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Afghan Peace Process and Plausible Strategies under Biden Administration

Afghan Peace Process and Plausible Strategies under Biden Administration

By: Dr Manoj Kumar Mishra | Date: 06 Jan , 2021

Initial steps towards the peace process in Afghanistan were taken in mid-2018 with senior American officials secretly traveling to Doha to open talks with the Taliban. This breakthrough was geared...

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Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jan , 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 Jan , 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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Erdogan’s New Foreign Policy Volte Face

Erdogan’s New Foreign Policy Volte Face

By: Adil Rasheed | Date: 05 Jan , 2021

If politics is the art of the possible, then Recep Tayyeb Erdogan is one of its most outstanding exponents. In September this year, the Turkish president was outraged by the decision of the UAE...

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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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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 Jan , 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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Was it possible to capture Pak Occupied Kashmir in 1949

Was it possible to capture Pak Occupied Kashmir in 1949

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jan , 2021

It is often argued that India should not have accepted the UN sponsored ceasefire on 09th January 1949 since it was only a matter of few months before Indian forces captured Pak occupied Kashmir...

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1962: नेहरू ने देश का किया...

1962: नेहरू ने देश का किया...

By: Bharat Verma | Date: 03 Jan , 2021

नेविल मैक्सविल ने अपने ब्लॉग पर ‘हैंडरसन ब्रुक्स की जो रिपोर्ट रिलीज की...

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