Articles By Brig Anil Gupta

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 Jan , 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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Popular Front of India - Snake in the Backyard

Popular Front of India - Snake in the Backyard

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jan , 2020

The country witnessed organised loot and arson in different parts of the country post the promulgation of Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA-2019. The protestors were ill-informed but highly charged...

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Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2019

From election to election, year to year, we Indians have got used to live with hope, hoping for the better. Every New Year begins with lots of hope but usually ends in dismay. However, of late...

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No Relationship between CAA and NRC

No Relationship between CAA and NRC

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Dec , 2019

Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) has nothing in common but yet the propagandists are spreading rumours and creating scare nationwide leading to...

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J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

Time ticks very fast and so does the mood of the people. The initial euphoria over the abrogation of Articles 35A, 370 and reorganisation of the state is fast dying down with stark realities...

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Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Nov , 2019

In keeping with the trend world over, Sri Lankans have also chosen a hard-liner as their next President, though the voting pattern is divided with the minorities voting overwhelmingly against him...

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Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Nov , 2019

The landmark “Ayodhya Verdict”: the unanimous judgement delivered by the learned five-judge constitutional bench of the nation’s revered “Temple of Justice” headed by the Honourable...

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J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India issued a new political map of India on 02 November 2019, which has not only rattled Pakistan but also ruffled many feathers including a shut up...

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Baghdadi is Dead, It is Final Now

Baghdadi is Dead, It is Final Now

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Nov , 2019

Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the notorious chief of dreaded global jihadi terrorist organisation Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) is finally dead. In a daring night raid at his hide out north of...

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J&K: Apple Terrorism

J&K: Apple Terrorism

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Oct , 2019

Pakistan, its proxies and sympathisers had hoped that post 05 August there would be a mass uprising and blood bath in Kashmir Valley and the adjoining areas south of PirPanjal drawing the...

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Imran Khan Niazi at UNGA- Need to Read between the Lines

Imran Khan Niazi at UNGA- Need to Read between the Lines

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Oct , 2019

The ignominy Pakistan recently suffered at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session should be enough for the nation to hang its head in shame but on the contrary Pakistani’s are...

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POJK: Pakistan’s New Achilles Heel

POJK: Pakistan’s New Achilles Heel

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Sep , 2019

The dramatic events of 5 August this year not only took the Indian Parliament followed by the entire nation by surprise but also sent shock waves across the border to our belligerent neighbour....

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Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2019

Article 370 and 35A having been consigned to flames and become part of history, it is time to rejoice and understand the dynamics of new political and security dimensions of the historic decision...

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Imran Khan’s US visit : Implications for India

Imran Khan’s US visit : Implications for India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2019

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recently concluded three-day visit to the United States of America and his one on one  meeting with the POTUS Donald Trump has evoked mixed reactions in...

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The Great Kashmir Betrayal

The Great Kashmir Betrayal

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jul , 2019

A recent report of the Home Ministry has made public a fact that was known to many but did not get the due visibility in the media and hence remained confined to a few. Ever since, Amit Shah has...

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National Security Challenges

National Security Challenges

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2019

The hype created about uncertainty of the outcome of election 2019 has ended with the nation re-imposing its faith in the leadership of Prime Minister Modi and expressing satisfaction with the...

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De-limitation: A Step towards ending Regional Discrimination

De-limitation: A Step towards ending Regional Discrimination

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jun , 2019

Among numerous problems that engulf Jammu & Kashmir, regional discrimination tops the list. Not very long ago, there was a misconception in the country that J&K means Kashmir. Many official...

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Re-emergence of ISIS: Threat to India

Re-emergence of ISIS: Threat to India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 May , 2019

Ever since the rout of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also referred to as Islamic State (IS), a debate has raged in the strategic circles regarding its future. IS not very long ago was...

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In Search of a Trigger this Summer

In Search of a Trigger this Summer

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2019

Come summer and coinciding with the “Durbar” move, it has almost become a routine that the Valley is set on fire by the elements inimical to the return of normalcy and peace in Kashmir....

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Surgical Strikes-Avoidable Debate

Surgical Strikes-Avoidable Debate

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2019

In the ongoing elections for the Indian Parliament, “Surgical Strikes” have become a bone of contention. Modi government used the surgical strikes carried out by Indian Army in September 2016...

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