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Pakistan’s ‘Terrorist Hunting’ Season
Nilesh Kunwar | 20 Sep , 2022 0 comments
Pakistan’s ‘Terrorist Hunting’ Season

When it comes to any terrorism related issue, Pakistan insists on taking the high moral ground and never tires of repeatedly reminding the world about its participation in the most extensive war against terror in history. And herein lies the paradox because ever since 2018, the name of this self-anointed crusader against terrorism continues to...

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Polity at War with National Security
RSN Singh | 02 Sep , 2022 0 comments
Polity at War with National Security

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 accused duo comprised a Sub Inspector and a jawan. This kind of partnership between a senior and junior in such a heinous crime is abnormal and...

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Pakistan-TTP Ceasefire on Thin Ice
Pakistan-TTP Ceasefire on Thin Ice

One third of Pakistan is under flood waters on an unprecedented scale; over 1100 lives have been lost, half a million displaced and 33 million affected.  Pakistani Army Chief General QJ Bajwa has appealed to the world for aid though internally he may be happy that the IMF has announced $1.1 billion bailout, the UN is seeking $160 million for...

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A Commentary on the Tejas Programme (based on the DRDO’s recent book- Radiance in the Indian Skies: The Tejas Saga)
Prof Prodyut Das | 24 Aug , 2022 1 comment
A Commentary on the Tejas Programme (based on the DRDO’s recent book- Radiance in the Indian Skies: The Tejas Saga)

Several years ago, Air Marshal Rajkumar (PR) and Mr. Srikanth (BRS) had written a smaller book with a similar sounding name. Though the present book “Radiance in the Indian skies: The Tejas Saga”   is authored by Air Marshal Raj Kumar and Mr Srikanth, this present avatar of the book appears to be an effort by DRDO to explain the Tejas...

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August 15, 2021, The End of An Army
August 15, 2021, The End of An Army

Army – Hope of Thousands and Millions of Afghans On August 15, 2021, the Afghan National Army (ANA) vanished as a national identity. This incomplete and unexpected end destroyed the hopes of thousands and millions of Afghan citizens. How bitter is the memory to be included in the pages of history with its bitter taste? After the rapid advances...

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