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Beijing’s ‘Early Harvest’ Googly

Beijing’s ‘Early Harvest’ Googly

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jan , 2020

The 22nd round of talks between Special Representatives of India and China, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Wang Yi, China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi were held at...

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Dissection of Pak’s frustration

Dissection of Pak’s frustration

By: K.N. Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jan , 2020

Imran messaged his debut as Pak PM with India-Pak peace rhetoric. Pak army imagined that with a former popular cricketer as the show boy, it can repair its terror-daubed image and pass for a...

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A New Paradigm for Conduct of CI Operations in Jammu & Kashmir: Vision 2020

A New Paradigm for Conduct of CI Operations in Jammu & Kashmir: Vision 2020

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jan , 2020

It has been more than three months since the Modi Government’s bold and wholly unprecedented step of amending Article 370 that has led to the reorganization of the erstwhile State of Jammu and...

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The challenges before Chief of Defence Staff

The challenges before Chief of Defence Staff

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jan , 2020

General Bipin Rawat has taken over as the first CDS of India, he will function as a Secretary in a newly created Department of Military Affairs within the Ministry of Defence. He will be the...

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PFI to The Fore

PFI to The Fore

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jan , 2020

With Uttar Pradesh suffering maximum loss of government property during the recent anti-CAA protests and several people losing their lives, there is news that the State Government may ban the...

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India’s Scramble for the African Arms Market

India’s Scramble for the African Arms Market

By: Arman Sidhu | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jan , 2020

Amid the intensification of insurgency, civil war, and ethnic conflict throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, as well as through the conflict-ridden Sahelregion, the prospect for arms sales on...

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Bio-warfare Attack Scenario on India – What should be our response?

Bio-warfare Attack Scenario on India – What should be our response?

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jan , 2020

Cyber and Biological warfare are potentially the most dangerous forms that have emerged as these have the important aspect of deniability built into their mechanisms. Ability to deny or obfuscate...

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New Year resolution for Kashmir: Defeat those creating mistrust and divisiveness

New Year resolution for Kashmir: Defeat those creating mistrust and divisiveness

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jan , 2020

Kashmir is in the thoughts of every Indian, be it the politician, the intellectual, the strategist, the businessman or the common man. The thoughts are all positive since each person wants that...

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Kerala-Kashmir-Kabul and the Islamic State

Kerala-Kashmir-Kabul and the Islamic State

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Dec , 2019

Reports regarding emergence of a new terror group ‘Base Movement’ has been making rounds for some time. The ramifications, reach and consequences of this terror group, however has not been...

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DG ISPR’s Christmas Goof Up!

DG ISPR’s Christmas Goof Up!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Dec , 2019

Though mandated to deal with military matters, Pakistan army’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) is notorious for its proclivity to transgress into the realm of politics and...

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Balochistan: An oppressed Nation that needs international support

Balochistan: An oppressed Nation that needs international support

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Dec , 2019

Balochistan, the most restive province of Pakistan, has entered into a new era of violence and dissent. Inputs of atrocities being committed on innocent civilians by the Pakistan Army and its...

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Monitoring the Indian Ocean

Monitoring the Indian Ocean

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Dec , 2019

Ahead of Navy Day , Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on December 3 that there were seven to eight Chinese warships present in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) at any given time and the Chinese...

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Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2019

From election to election, year to year, we Indians have got used to live with hope, hoping for the better. Every New Year begins with lots of hope but usually ends in dismay. However, of late...

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Are CAA protests a sinister new dimension of proxy war?

Are CAA protests a sinister new dimension of proxy war?

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Dec , 2019

India, which has never had a moment of peace, ever since Kashmiri Pandits were hounded and driven out of their homeland at gunpoint decades ago, finds itself under redoubled attack over the...

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Can Quad be Effective against Incremental Encroachment of China in...

Can Quad be Effective against Incremental Encroachment of China in...

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Dec , 2019

•  Chinese adventurism in South China Sea and expeditionary design in Indo-Pacific is a global concern. •  Quad being looked at as one of the instruments for ensuring free and open, rule-based...

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Balochistan’s Tragedy: Human Rights Violations No One Cares About!

Balochistan’s Tragedy: Human Rights Violations No One Cares About!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Dec , 2019

On December 9, Pakistani security forces set free four Balochi women whom they had picked up from their homes in Awaran district on November 30. But the real reason behind this release wasn’t a...

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Revising India- Afghanistan Strategic Partnership

Revising India- Afghanistan Strategic Partnership

By: Shashwat Sarin | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2019

The interplay of political developments, economic changes and social transformations of Afghanistan remains to be most crucial to India’s national security.[1] Yet its foreign policy towards...

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Indo-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue at Washington DC

Indo-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue at Washington DC

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2019

The ministerial level Indo-US 2+2 Dialogue was held in Washington DC for the first time on December 20, 2019, the inaugural one having been held at New Delhi during 2018. The present dialogue saw...

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CAA: India has the sacred right to secure its territory

CAA: India has the sacred right to secure its territory

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Dec , 2019

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command said, “The current government is keen on taking hard decisions that have been pending for a long time. It also seems keen...

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Gen Musharraf’s Sentence: and Thereby Hangs a Tale

Gen Musharraf’s Sentence: and Thereby Hangs a Tale

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Dec , 2019

The Pakistan army, which always believed that it owned the country, is visibly upset today and it has good reasons for this, because what till yesterday was considered to be something unimaginable...

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