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Deciphering the Current State of India-Russia Relations

India and the Russian Federation’s strategic partnership and seventy-years of establishment of diplomatic relations, 1947-2017, have served as a historic benchmark in global peace and security. India and Russia, as strategic and special partners, have reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate bilaterally and also at various international...

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In the Year 2047
Dr. David Leffler | 18 Apr , 2017 1 comment
In the Year 2047

First Published in www.invinciblemilitary.org General of the Army (GA) Camilla Torres was packing her office. As a five-star general, her staff would do this for her, but she insisted on doing it herself, just as she always had from the time she was a young lieutenant. She found that packing her own mementoes promoted purification and growth....

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Rise of Terrorism in Africa
Ruchita Beri | 17 Apr , 2017 0 comments

The recent terror attack by al Shabaab in the port city of Barawe in southern Somalia, a suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram in Maiduguri in Nigeria, and an attack on a military post in Mali by an al Qaeda-linked terror group have brought the focus back on terrorism in the African continent. Over the years, terrorism has become the most important...

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Welcome rethink in India's Nuclear Posture?
Cecil Victor | 16 Apr , 2017 0 comments

India’s nuclear doctrine of massive retaliation as a deterrent appears to be changing because developments within the Sino-Pak entente cordiale point to the possibility of a “window of vulnerability” caused by the phenomenon known as electromagnetic pulse or EMP.  The EMP occurs naturally during a lightning strike and the consequences are well...

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Syrian regime using chemical weapon: Time for USA to stand and be counted
Rakesh Kr Sinha | 15 Apr , 2017 2 comments

In one of the most horrific acts in the human history of a State using chemical weapon in a civil war on its own citizen, Assad attacked the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun in the Idlib province killing at least 70 people, many of them children. The initial evidences suggest towards the use of nerve gas sarin as the chemical behind this attack....

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