Articles By Bharat Verma

Navy to build blue-water capability with a balanced force structure, says...

Navy to build blue-water capability with a balanced force structure, says...

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 01 Dec , 2010

Admiral Nirmal Verma interviewed by IDR One of the most significant events in the recent times has been the commissioning of India’s nuclear submarine in July this year, even if she has a way...

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Media: the Force-Multiplier

Media: the Force-Multiplier

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 16.1 Jan-Mar 2001 | Date: 03 Nov , 2010

Media can mar or make the war efforts. Enhance or rubbish the image within minutes if the communication skills remain poor. There was a time when whatever little the military public relations...

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The Indian Fault Line

The Indian Fault Line

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 20.3 Jul-Sep 2005 | Date: 20 Aug , 2005

The genesis of the Indian fault line can be traced to many centuries of foreign domination of the subcontinent. Its scars are deeply etched in our psyche. It inhibits us from developing a cogent...

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Fight the Terrorist Like a Terrorist

Fight the Terrorist Like a Terrorist

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 16.3 July-Sep 2001 | Date: 22 Oct , 2001

The Ghost That Came Back to Haunt. These statements are true. First, While exiting Afghanistan, America left behind 5 billion dollars worth of sophisticated arms in the hand of terrorists. This...

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Threats from Pakistan

Threats from Pakistan

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 16.3 July-Sep 2001 | Date: 13 Aug , 2001

In spite of the fact that Pakistan is militarily considered a Secondary Threat by New Delhi, hostilities spearheaded against us constitute sixty per cent of the sum total. It originates with...

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Dismantle the Moghul Darbar!

Dismantle the Moghul Darbar!

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 14.4 Oct-Dec 1999 | Date: 04 Nov , 1999

Elders continue to glibly state that Pakistan being our neighbor, we cannot wish it away. Therefore, we have to learn to live with it. For the size and the resources of India, the fact is that...

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