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The current dynamics of Israel-Palestine conflict
Dr Sudhir Hindwan | 29 Jul , 2014 0 comments
The current dynamics of Israel-Palestine conflict

As the tensions between Israel and the Palestinian were mounting high due to acrimonious past the recent skirmishes between both and the fallout of the recent attacks and murders have engulfed the entire region into a deep crisis. The ongoing Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip pose a serious challenge to the peace and security of this...

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The challenges ahead will not be easy to overcome
Kanwal Sibal | 29 Jul , 2014 2 comments
The challenges ahead will not be easy to overcome

India’s relations with the United States of America need to be put back on track. The relationship has lost steam in the recent months with many contentious issues surfacing that remain unaddressed. We have now to see whether, with the change of government in Delhi, a new start can be made. Modi himself has been remarkably large-hearted...

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Operational Importance of AFSPA
Operational Importance of AFSPA

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)-1958 was enacted by the Parliament on September 11, 1958, to provide necessary powers and legal protection to the Armed Forces while carrying out proactive operations against the insurgents in a highly hostile environment. Since then, the Armed Forces have been able to effectively contain insurgency...

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Armageddon in slow motion: Threat to India
Vikram Sood | 24 Jul , 2014 0 comments
Armageddon in slow motion: Threat to India

Bloody wars have been fought before but today’s media communications and live coverage has brought the horrors to our bedrooms, in almost real time. In the past nations fought in the name of political ideals democracy versus communism sort of thing or nationalistic goals, but were really seeking territorial aggrandizement and domination....

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Hafiz-Vaidik meet could be calamitous
Col Jaibans Singh | 23 Jul , 2014 0 comments
Hafiz-Vaidik meet could be calamitous

Indian news has been abuzz with the meeting of Ved Pratap Vaidik with in an internationally wanted Pakistani terrorist, Hafiz Saeed, while on a private trip to Pakistan. Much has been spoken on the rather unsavoury subject over the past few days, especially on the news channels. The Government of India, under fire of the opposition, has...

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