Articles By RSN Singh

Polity at War with National Security

Polity at War with National Security

By: RSN Singh | Date: 02 Sep , 2022

The Bengal police recently arrested two BSF personnel for alleged rape of a 23 year old woman. She was apprehended while attempting to cross the border from India to Bangladesh. Strangely, the...

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The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2022

Recently, the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan was invited as the Chief Guest at the Passing Out Parade of the Royal Military College in Sandhurst, UK. He indeed was the first Pakistani to be the...

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Dark Clouds went away with 370

Dark Clouds went away with 370

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

Three weeks back this author was invited to Akhnoor to deliver a talk on “National Security Challenges”. This kind of an invitation in a small town of J&K was unthinkable before the arrival...

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Why was Shinzo Abe assassinated?

Why was Shinzo Abe assassinated?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2022

The assassination of former Prime Minister (PM) of Japan Shinzo Abe is a tectonic event in terms global geopolitical and strategic consequences. He served as PM for nearly a decade, which is...

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Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jun , 2022

Fire has two manifestations: Godly that creates, nurtures and sustains; and savage, that destroys and rejoices over the destruction of creations, achievements and accomplishments. The later...

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Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May , 2022

Two recent incidents are reflective of the growing jihadi and insurgent role of women in Pakistan. On 26 April a Baloch lady teacher turned into a human bomb and killed three Chinese and a...

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India indeed is a world power

India indeed is a world power

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Apr , 2022

Imran has publicly stated his admiration for India’s strategic autonomy and independent foreign policy. It is rare that an enemy country pays such compliments having strategic and security...

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Imran's exit will have no Implications on India

Imran's exit will have no Implications on India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Apr , 2022

The street power of political parties including radical Islamist ones like the JuH (F) is in full display in Pakistan. It is indeed a glimpse of political dynamics in Pakistan. Imran should not...

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The war is not about Ukraine

The war is not about Ukraine

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Mar , 2022

Is the war in Ukraine about expansion of NATO or about preservation of NATO? Had the 1200 km long, undersea pipeline between Germany and Russia’s Siberia been operationalised, it would have...

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Helicopter Crash: The truth is sandwiched between Conspiracy Theories 

Helicopter Crash: The truth is sandwiched between Conspiracy Theories 

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Dec , 2021

Whenever there is a crash involving senior military officers and VIPs, speculations are bound to pervade the prevailing strategic and political environment. Such speculations should be welcome. On...

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Impact of 1971 War on Pakistan

Impact of 1971 War on Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: The Military Factor in Pakistan | Date: 01 Dec , 2021

Yahya Khan was commissioned into the 4/10 Baluch Regiment in British Indian Army on 15th July 1939 from the Indian Military Academy. During World War II, he was taken prisoner in North Africa and...

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Yet another attempt to force an ethnic exodus from Kashmir?

Yet another attempt to force an ethnic exodus from Kashmir?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Oct , 2021

The recent killings in Kashmir have two dimensions, i.e. Territorial and Civilizational. Matters pertaining to the Line of Control (LoC), observance and violations of Cease Fire, Counter Terrorist...

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It is Pakistan State Versus Islam

It is Pakistan State Versus Islam

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Oct , 2021

The demand for Pakistan was to secure homeland for Muslims. This was logically tenuous, as a sizeable chunk of Muslim population despite their pro-Pakistan proclivities chose to stay in India. In...

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Drone Jihad

Drone Jihad

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jul , 2021

The drone attack on the Jammu Air Force Base by Pakistan coincides with the Indian Government’s political initiatives with regard to J&K. Certainly, the Pakistani establishment had pinned great...

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Military and the Diplomatic Muscle

Military and the Diplomatic Muscle

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Mar , 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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ISI Meddling Again?!

ISI Meddling Again?!

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Mar , 2021

Two alleged contract killers from Faridkot in Punjab, Sukhvinder  Singh (25) and Lakhan (21), deployed through the aegis of Pak ISI Dubai network, were apprehended by the Special Branch of Delhi...

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Internal Threat 1950 and now

Internal Threat 1950 and now

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2021

One of the biggest lessons that can be drawn from the collapse of Soviet Union is that a country may be extremely strong on the external front but will not sustain as a nation if its internal...

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Impact of 1965 War on Pakistan

Impact of 1965 War on Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: The Military Factor in Pakistan | Date: 17 Jan , 2021

Pakistan Army realised the vulnerability of East Pakistan, with its 4100 Km border with India and defended by a weak division with only two effective brigades – even though it was never...

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Trump was a Strategic Boon for India

Trump was a Strategic Boon for India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jan , 2021

Today habitual and professional Trump detractors are breast beating about the violence in the US Capitol Hill.  President designate Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have not spared any...

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Theological War that Tears India

Theological War that Tears India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2020

For India, the Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands serve as an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean. Strategically, India has been investing in the Islands in enhancing its defence potential and as...

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