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Sino-US Conflict: What Realism?

Sino-US Conflict: What Realism?

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2020

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media — Translation by Hemant Adlakha Source: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001089199#s=d FTChinese.com Date: September 29,...

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Why China is so sensitive about Taiwan

Why China is so sensitive about Taiwan

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2020

In an unprecedented move Chinese embassy in New Delhi has issued a series of directives to Indian media and media houses regarding coverage of impending National Day of Taiwan on 10th October....

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Has Atal Tunnel got Beijing worried?

Has Atal Tunnel got Beijing worried?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Oct , 2020

To say that Global Times [GT] serves as Beijing’s ‘unofficially-official’ mouthpiece would amount to stating the obvious, but this has to be done in order to make ‘correct’ sense of...

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Joining the Dots: Deciphering Chinese Aims and Objectives in Ladakh

Joining the Dots: Deciphering Chinese Aims and Objectives in Ladakh

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Oct , 2020

China clearly violated the sanctity of agreements on peace and tranquility when they attempted to encroach upon tracks in Ladakh on the quiet by diverting their formations conducting routine...

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After the 2020 Indo-China Silent War

After the 2020 Indo-China Silent War

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2020

The definition was never so emphatic before, as it was when the four met on Oct 06, 2020 in Tokyo. They sounded more like an alliance than any informal grouping. This time pledging to make the...

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Overcoming Challenges: Kashmiris Show the Way

Overcoming Challenges: Kashmiris Show the Way

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2020

Kashmir’s beauty and picturesque landscape has been tarnished that has been plaguing this ‘paradise on earth’ for the last three decades. Whereas former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari...

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Covid 19: The Chinese Military and Maj Gen Chen Wei

Covid 19: The Chinese Military and Maj Gen Chen Wei

By: Dr Sharad S Chauhan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Oct , 2020

New term and its Definition Opportunistic bioterrorism: Concealment of the emergence of a biological agent, pathogen or a disease by acts of commission or omission with the knowledge that such an...

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Contemplating the Amended Paradigm

Contemplating the Amended Paradigm

By: Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma, PVSM,UYSM,AVSM,VSM (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Oct , 2020

Six months, and the external security environment of India has turned on its head!  With burgeoning trade at the threshold of $100 billion and general bonhomie, China was spoken in India with...

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Influencing the Indian Ocean

Influencing the Indian Ocean

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2020

On September 24, 2020, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa ordered termination of the US$1.5 billion (RM6.3 billion) Japanese-funded Light Rail Project (LRT) signed under the previous...

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“…there is no doubt that the Rafale is a more potent platform…” –...

“…there is no doubt that the Rafale is a more potent platform…” –...

By: IDR INTERVIEW | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2020

Lt Gen JS Bajwa – Editor Indian Defence Review (IDR) had the unique privilege to interview the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, prior to the Air Force Day on 8th October...

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Thales Partnering with the Indian Air Force for a better tomorrow, today

Thales Partnering with the Indian Air Force for a better tomorrow, today

By: Emmanuel de Roquefeuil | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2020

With initiatives and policy decisions on several fronts, India is marching steadfastly towards an era of Atmanirbharta. The country has shown will and muscle to become a global manufacturing...

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Time IAF Upgraded its Largest Combat Fleet

Time IAF Upgraded its Largest Combat Fleet

By: Gp Capt Anurag Sharma, VSM (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Oct , 2020

On September 10, 2020, the Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the Rafale into operational service in a befitting ceremony and the Defence Minister rightly termed it a “game...

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Indian Defence Private Sector: Some Initial Successes Yet Miles To Go

Indian Defence Private Sector: Some Initial Successes Yet Miles To Go

By: Lt Gen VK Saxena | Issue: Vol. Apr-Jun 2020, (35.2) & Jul-Sep 2020, (35.3) | Date: 07 Oct , 2020

The much publicised Strategic Partnership Model (SPM) launched with a laudable aim to allow the growth of the private sector through the route of Joint Ventures with foreign OEMs failed to deliver...

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Chinese Ladakh misadventure has left it stuck between the devil and the deep sea

Chinese Ladakh misadventure has left it stuck between the devil and the deep sea

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Oct , 2020

Diplomatic parleys to diffuse the situation between India and China in eastern Ladakh are being carried out with great urgency. Towards this end, the sixth virtual meeting of the Working Mechanism...

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China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): A Review

China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): A Review

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Oct , 2020

China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a collection of infrastructure projects, is the flagship project of China’s Belt Road Initiative (BRI), inked in 2013 with an original outlay of $ 46...

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Pakistani Taliban Pushing for Come Back

Pakistani Taliban Pushing for Come Back

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Oct , 2020

It was believed from sometimes now that Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) aka Pakistani Taliban has been marginalized and in disarray. As Pakistan’s army operations back in 2014 had ousted the...

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Caucasus on the Boil Again – Battle of Nagorno-Karabakh

Caucasus on the Boil Again – Battle of Nagorno-Karabakh

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Oct , 2020

While the global community was glued to Eastern Ladakh and South China Sea as flash points that may endanger the global peace due to growing Chinese belligerence because of the dissension at home...

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Gilgit-Baltistan move is Diplomacy or Compulsion

Gilgit-Baltistan move is Diplomacy or Compulsion

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Oct , 2020

Part of the erstwhile princely state of J&K, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) covers an area of 72,921 square km, is an unfortunate piece of land whose people have been worst affected due to what Pakistan...

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Trans-Himalaya: An Odyssey along the India-Tibet Border

Trans-Himalaya: An Odyssey along the India-Tibet Border

By: Lt Col Harish Kohli, VSM | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Oct , 2020

Four men and one Tibetan Mastiff, make an incredible 8,000–km journey across the wonderful but perilous Himalayan frontier. Editor’s Comments: In 1981, the then Captain Harish Kohli (an Infantry...

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Chinese View: Pompeo’s agenda in Japan, South Korea and Mongolia: Push...

Chinese View: Pompeo’s agenda in Japan, South Korea and Mongolia: Push...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2020

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media Original article title in...

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