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1971 War: With no Lessons Learnt, Pakistani Belligerence Continues
Col Jaibans Singh | 08 Dec , 2021 1 comment
1971 War: With no Lessons Learnt, Pakistani Belligerence Continues

The first two weeks of December normally witness a lot of activity in the strategic domain across the Sub-continent as three countries go through the traditional reminiscence of the Indo-Pakistan War, 1971. The war led to the permanent dismemberment of Pakistan and creation of a new nation – Bangladesh All three countries look at the narration...

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100 Days of Taliban Rule

Last week Taliban completed 100 days of power in Afghanistan. The interim government (as it terms itself) was imposed by the Pak ISI, with the DG ISI visiting Kabul and brokering disputes on Government formation. This Haqqani led Government, sidelined moderates who were part of Doha negotiations, is inclined towards Pak, but have been globally...

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China’s New Foreign Assets
China’s New Foreign Assets

Media reports indicate that Uganda risks losing the Entebbe International Airport to China due to default in debt repayment. The Ugandan government represented by the finance ministry and the civil aviation authority had signed an agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM Bank) on November 17, 2015, for a loan of US$ 207 million at 2...

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Xi-Biden Summit Flops

The over-hyped Xi-Biden summit held last week ended up as ‘much ado about nothing.’ The nearly three-and-a-half-hours summit was mainly both sides projecting their views with no joint statement being released, though this had already been hinted by the White House, prior to the meeting. However, the fact that the two most powerful global...

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A forgotten hero in the Mumbai terrorist attack...
IDR News Network | 26 Nov , 2021 4 comments
A forgotten hero in the Mumbai terrorist attack...

Do you know who this person is? No idea? OK, let me tell you him. This is Mr. Tukarama Omble. Ring a Bell? Still can’t place him? Hmmm… I guess you know who “Ajmal Kasab” is? Great. Imagine how popular Ajmal Kasab is. But, as for Tukarama Omble, very few know about him… Let me give you some details about him. “48 year old, Assistant Sub...

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