Articles By RSN Singh

Splintered ISIS will bedevil India

Splintered ISIS will bedevil India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Nov , 2015

Indian Intelligence agencies have revealed that at least 23 Indians have joined the ISIS and six of them have died. Even Mahatma Gandhi pandered to the idea of Caliphate when he supported the...

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Save India from 'key-communicators'

Save India from 'key-communicators'

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Nov , 2015

Before the advent of democracy in India, and more so the system of nation-states, the people of the country; as in most parts of the world; had no choice with regard to their rulers. India had its...

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J&K is much more than the Valley

J&K is much more than the Valley

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Nov , 2015

The deceit of Kashmiri leaders and separatists in the Kashmir Valley, rooting for Pakistan, has acquired outrageous proportions. These elements largely belong to five districts in Kashmir Valley...

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Nothing surprising about situation in Nepal

Nothing surprising about situation in Nepal

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: The Unmaking of Nepal | Date: 08 Nov , 2015

The present state of Nepal is not a sudden development, but has been building up over the years. The tragedy was that Pakistan obsessed India was non-chalet and dismissive about Nepal. Most...

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Do Not Drag Kashmir into an Abyss

Do Not Drag Kashmir into an Abyss

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2015

Hurriyat stalwarts Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Fraooq are insisting on attending the annual foreign ministers meet of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) to be held at New York...

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Raheel Sharif: The New Dictator of Pakistan

Raheel Sharif: The New Dictator of Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Sep , 2015

The latest attack at an Air Base near Peshawar in which more than 30 air force and army personnel have been killed has not dented the honeymoon of the general public with the Army Chief Gen...

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Exposé: How Hafiz and Hurriyat killed NSA talks

Exposé: How Hafiz and Hurriyat killed NSA talks

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Aug , 2015

It is not the military-intelligence establishment of Pakistan, which was solely responsible for the sabotage of NSA level talks between India and Pakistan, the pre-dominant role was that of Hafiz...

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Indian Hypocrisy and Security

Indian Hypocrisy and Security

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Vol 23.1 Jan-Mar 2008 | Date: 15 Aug , 2015

For any cogent action against a potential or a festering problem, the rudimentary requirement for decision makers is to be convinced that there is a problem, and then define its import. This...

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The price of ignoring military mind

The price of ignoring military mind

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2015

In his book the ‘Himalayan Blunder’ Brig JP Dalvi mentions an episode, which clearly reflects the lack of strategic thinking in the 50s and 60s in the ruling class barring some exceptions...

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Depleting Consensus to Fight Proxy War

Depleting Consensus to Fight Proxy War

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Aug , 2015

Underworld don and Dawood aide Chota Shakeel has warned about strong reprisal for Yakub’s hanging. Crime, politics and Pakistan’s proxy war have become inextricably intertwined. All at the...

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Crass politicization of terrorism in India

Crass politicization of terrorism in India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Aug , 2015

Ever since India began to be subjected to unremitting terrorism from Pakistan, mostly in direct collusion with the authorities in that country, there have been unmistakable signs on part of...

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Why there is an attack in Dinanagar?

Why there is an attack in Dinanagar?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2015

The foregoing eighteen months have witnessed three major jihadi attacks along the Pathankot-Jammu highway. This highway, NH1 (A), which serves as the lifeline of J&K runs parallel to the...

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Attack on Afghan Parliament: Wake Up Call For India

Attack on Afghan Parliament: Wake Up Call For India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jun , 2015

The Afghan Parliament was attacked on 23 June. The Taliban claimed responsibility. Queer, considering that Taliban, has been engaged in talks in overt and secret talks with the new Afghan...

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Manipur Ambush was orchestrated by the ISI

Manipur Ambush was orchestrated by the ISI

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jun , 2015

The attack on Army convoy in Moltuk valley at Parolong in Chandel district of Manipur bordering Myanmar at 0830 hours on June 04, 2015 in which 18 personnel of 6 Dogra were martyred is being...

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Nepal Maoists ride on hate India campaign amidst disaster

Nepal Maoists ride on hate India campaign amidst disaster

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jun , 2015

About 27 districts east and west of Kathmandu have been hit by the earthquake. More than 10,000 people have lost their lives. It will take an estimated $10 billion to rebuild Nepal. This...

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Scrap Article 370 immediately

Scrap Article 370 immediately

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 May , 2015

On 23-May-2015, some ten Pakistani women met the General Secretary of ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Nizamuddin Bhat.  These women, as claimed by them entered into matrimonial...

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Defence Preparedness Back on Track

Defence Preparedness Back on Track

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 May , 2015

A successful foreign policy is predicated to a large measure on a country’s defence posturing. A robust defence posturing in turn is not possible without motivated men complemented by requisite...

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Iran's Threat Perception

Iran's Threat Perception

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: Asian Strategy and Military Perspective | Date: 28 Mar , 2015

Enduring stability has eluded Iran ever since British Petroleum discovered oil at Majid Solemyan in the country in 1908. It completely transformed the society and polity in the country. The...

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Threat from Nepal's Instability

Threat from Nepal's Instability

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Mar , 2015

Nepal shares a 1751 Km land boundary with India and 1414 Km with China (Tibet). Although landlocked and surrounded by these two Asian giants, Nepal’s geographic, economic and cultural...

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Pakistan's Nuclear & Missile Weapons Programme

Pakistan's Nuclear & Missile Weapons Programme

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: Asian Strategy and Military Perspective | Date: 16 Feb , 2015

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, as Minister for Fuel, Power and Natural Resources (1958-1962) and Foreign Minister of Pakistan (1963-1966), was a leading advocate for attainment of nuclear weapons...

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