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Will Brutal repression by China in Tibet fail?
B Raman | 05 Sep , 2012 3 comments
Will Brutal repression by China in Tibet fail?

The rumblings from the Tibetan areas of China continue. The more the Chinese suppress, the more the Tibetans protest. The more the Chinese demonise His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the more the Tibetans respect him. The more the Chinese flaunt the economic progress made by the Tibetan areas under the leadership of the Communist Party of China...

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What is Chinese Military thinking?
B Raman | 01 Sep , 2012 0 comments
What is Chinese Military thinking?

Mr.LiangGuanglie, the Chinese Defence Minister, who is in Sri Lanka since August 29,2012, on an official visit at the head of a 23-member delegation, is reaching New Delhi on September 2,2012, for a three-day official visit before proceeding to Laos from where he will return home. In Mao Dze-dong and Deng Xiao-ping China had produced...

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Should the PM avoid cosying upto Iran?
B Raman | 29 Aug , 2012 6 comments
Should the PM avoid cosying upto Iran?

The Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh, has gone to Teheran to attend the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement. His participation in the summit will provide him with an opportunity to meet leaders from important countries of the NAM and to have another round of bilateral talks with President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan. Even if nothing...

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Need for finesse in cyber counter-intelligence?
B Raman | 23 Aug , 2012 0 comments
Need for finesse in cyber counter-intelligence?

Intelligence is the collection of information from the real world that could be important for our national security. Counter-intelligence is the technique of preventing our ill-wishers from collecting intelligence about us that could weaken our national security. Cyber-intelligence is the collection of intelligence having a bearing on our...

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Can committee of secretaries do justice to the armed forces?
Can committee of secretaries do justice to the armed forces?

Often the political executive appears to find solutions to difficult problems with the help of a group of secretaries. In some cases, this group of secretaries may not have complete knowledge and grasp of the issues under examination. In the late eighties the Army evaluated a number of indigenously developed diesel engines for the Vijayanta...

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