Articles in Issues

Article 370 had nearly killed Kashmiriyat

Article 370 had nearly killed Kashmiriyat

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Aug , 2019

In February India struck Balakot because Jihadis were being programmed by JeM under the patronage of Pak military to be pumped across the Line of Control (LC) into India. Six months after, India...

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The Uncertain Terrain of Chief of Defence Staff

The Uncertain Terrain of Chief of Defence Staff

By: S.N. Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2019

John F. Kennedy had said “Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion, without the discomfort of thought”. In voicing an opinion on the recently announced creation of a CDS by the PM on the...

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Politics over J&K Lockdown and Way Ahead

Politics over J&K Lockdown and Way Ahead

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2019

Politicization of the J&K lockdown has been gaining momentum with those opposing government move counting days and hours. The crescendo can be expected to rise with each passing day. Absence of...

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Emirati Withdrawal is a Well Calculated Move

Emirati Withdrawal is a Well Calculated Move

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2019

Just last month, the United Arab Emirates announced that it will reduce its forces significantly in Yemen. After this announcement Emiratis started pulling out its military hardware and thousands...

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Article 370 and Pakistan’s Nuclear Bombast

Article 370 and Pakistan’s Nuclear Bombast

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2019

“The world will not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita; Vishnu is trying to persuade...

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War Clouds Over Kashmir: Expect Commando Raids!

War Clouds Over Kashmir: Expect Commando Raids!

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2019

The abrogation of article 370 by India has put Pakistani army, its ‘real’ ruler, at horns of a dilemma. Indications are that the world body like UN has refused to take up the issue. Pakistani...

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Tibet and The Next Dalai Lama

Tibet and The Next Dalai Lama

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Aug , 2019

All media in China is government-controlled. Every journalist must be member of the All-China Journalists Association (ACJA) which conducts periodic training capsules for all journalists;...

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The Emptiness of Red Fort Republicanism

The Emptiness of Red Fort Republicanism

By: Rahul Shivshankar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2019

•  There are several reasons to look beyond the Lal Qila symbolism of Independence Day On August 15, India will mark its 73rd Independence day. Delivering his 6th consecutive address Prime...

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J&K: The challenge has just begun; communication and sobriety hold the key

J&K: The challenge has just begun; communication and sobriety hold the key

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2019

The Indian nation has remained engrossed in the all pervasive “K” issue since the beginning of this month when indications of some major change started coming in. In view of the volumes...

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Article 370 Revoked in J&K rattles some Countries: Should India be Concerned?

Article 370 Revoked in J&K rattles some Countries: Should India be Concerned?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2019

The Indian Government revoked Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, on August 06, 2019, making J&K and Ladakh two separate Union Territories. Pakistan rattled taking reckless actions, China...

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China’s Naval Challenge to India

China’s Naval Challenge to India

By: Abhinav Dutta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Aug , 2019

The modernisation of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has resulted in growth of a range of its fleet size and capabilities. Research conducted by RAND suggests that China’s surface...

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Future Military Helicopters — Design & Development

Future Military Helicopters — Design & Development

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 11 Aug , 2019

Military Aviation today is looking at the next generation of military helicopters and the strategy to modernise vertical lift capability with improved avionics, electronics, range, speed,...

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Making of a General

Making of a General

By: Col Bhaskar Sarkar | Issue: Book Excerpt: Outstanding Victories of the Indian Army | Date: 11 Aug , 2019

“The personality of the general is indispensable. He is the head, he is the all of an army. The Gaul’s were not conquered by the Roman Legions but by Caesar. It was not before the...

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China’s new Constellation in Asia-Pacific: India’s Bind

China’s new Constellation in Asia-Pacific: India’s Bind

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 10 Aug , 2019

“Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed” — Henry Miller China’s Quest The People’s Republic of China (PRC) identifies its primary interest with the perpetuation of the...

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An Indian Philosophy of A Soldier

An Indian Philosophy of A Soldier

By: Dr Krishna S Dhir, PhD | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2019

Members of the Indian Armed Forces swear to observe and obey all the commands, not only of their Supreme Commander, the President of India, but of any officer set above them. Significantly, when...

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C2D2: An Agile Defence Acquisition Model

C2D2: An Agile Defence Acquisition Model

By: Gp Capt Atul Pant | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 08 Aug , 2019

In the fall of 2017, Vice Admiral Mathias Winter, the Programme Executive Officer for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Programme, had proposed a new futuristic acquisition strategy for the United...

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After constitutional integration, integrate the population of Kashmir with India

After constitutional integration, integrate the population of Kashmir with India

By: Jai Kumar Verma | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 08 Aug , 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah announced in Parliament on Monday August 5 that the major part of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution had been revoked and Article 35A, relating to Kashmir, scrapped. He...

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'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Aug , 2019

Claude Arpi’s interview with Jagmohan, Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Minister. It was recorded in 2007. Claude: Sir, there are rumors that India and Pakistan will soon have a...

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Possible Taliban victory in Afghanistan: A double edge sword

Possible Taliban victory in Afghanistan: A double edge sword

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Aug , 2019

There has been much jubilation in Pakistani strategic circles over the US volte face on Taliban. A desperate US are now ready to deal with the fundamentalist force like Taliban. The Taliban have...

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Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2019

Article 370 and 35A having been consigned to flames and become part of history, it is time to rejoice and understand the dynamics of new political and security dimensions of the historic decision...

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