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China's Expansionism – A Strategic Perspective

China's Expansionism – A Strategic Perspective

By: Lt Col Yoginder Kandhari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jul , 2020

China has been pursuing expansionist designs for a long time now. Being a communist country, analysts believe expansionism is crucial to its ideology. To support their view, they cite the instance...

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Will Galwan become nemesis of Xi Jinping

Will Galwan become nemesis of Xi Jinping

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jul , 2020

Xi Jinping’s ambition to make China an undisputed global superpower has changed the entire geo-political dynamics. The phenomenal rise to power of Xi Jinping has made China more belligerent and...

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North Korea could be responsible for the corona war

North Korea could be responsible for the corona war

By: Debojit Acharjee | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jul , 2020

COVID-19 – is it a natural pandemic or a biological war? Some people believe that corona virus of COVID-19 known as SARS-CoV-2 has caused the pandemic naturally like the SARS or MERS but some...

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Crimson Tide Sweeps Nepal

Crimson Tide Sweeps Nepal

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jul , 2020

The recent turn in India-China relations and events in Nepal surprised many but not those who know that China plans 50 years ahead and kept track of developments – joining the dots as they...

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Responding to the Chinese Game Plan

Responding to the Chinese Game Plan

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jul , 2020

News reports now suggest that Pakistan has reportedly moved two army divisions up into Gilgit-Baltistan region opposite Kargil. Clearly some elements within our security establishment must see...

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The Chinese View: China’s Long Range Missiles not Threatened by Indian Air...

The Chinese View: China’s Long Range Missiles not Threatened by Indian Air...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jul , 2020

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media (The article in Chinese appeared on kunlunce.com website on July 4,...

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The Ball is in China’s Court

The Ball is in China’s Court

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

The third Corps Commander level talks held on the Indian side at Chuhsul to resolve border standoff have also ended without yielding any tangible result. Though nothing substantial was expected at...

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The Dragon’s Design: Info War on Indo-China Clash

The Dragon’s Design: Info War on Indo-China Clash

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jul , 2020

The tragic events at Galwan River Valley on the night of June 15th resulting in the loss of 20 Indian brave hearts, with perhaps an equal or number of casualties on the Chinese side, have once...

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What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

By: Lt Gen VK Saxena | Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 03 Jul , 2020

Good strides of progress, cutting across Service boundaries have taken place in automating the erstwhile manual/semi-automatic Control and Reporting (C&R) Nodes that exercise tactical, operational...

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China has no claim on Tibet and East Turkestan, what to talk of Ladakh

China has no claim on Tibet and East Turkestan, what to talk of Ladakh

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jul , 2020

The history of South Asia and China was dominated by the British broadly from the 17th century to mid-20th century. Today, almost seven decades after the exit of the British, India and China...

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China’s INEW and the Sleepy Elephant

China’s INEW and the Sleepy Elephant

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jul , 2020

Following the news of some 40,000 cyber attacks in a week by China, an interesting discussion on TV had a former additional secretary R&AW say that China became serious with cyber warfare when it...

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The Chinese View

The Chinese View

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jul , 2020

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media [寸土不让!解放军六天建成拉达克前线基地,印军看不到的危险正在积聚?] Won’t let an inch of...

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Military Spending – Getting Bang for the Buck

Military Spending – Getting Bang for the Buck

By: Lt Gen NS Brar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jun , 2020

A nation maintains its military as an instrument of national power and means of safeguarding national interests. Military capabilities in turn mean expenditure. Universally countries spend in...

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Imran Khan’s ‘Reverse Swing’ on Osama bin Laden’s Death

Imran Khan’s ‘Reverse Swing’ on Osama bin Laden’s Death

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jun , 2020

Since an occasional slip of the tongue is unavoidable, such inadvertent mistakes don’t usually stir up a controversy as long the mistake is corrected immediately. But rather than clearing the...

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Tibet ‘slips out’ of India’s hands; it’s advantage China on the border

Tibet ‘slips out’ of India’s hands; it’s advantage China on the border

By: KS Dakshina Murthy | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jun , 2020

The border clashes between India and China, that has cost the lives of troops on both sides, is a pointer to the larger seesaw power game between the two countries for over six decades now. It...

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Chinese Experts on Galwan:

Chinese Experts on Galwan: "Indian Army’s poor military sense makes it...

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jun , 2020

The article is presenting what the Chinese are writing about India and the Indian Army in their Chinese Media. The Economist, in its May 28th issue carried a story on China’s Wolf Warrior...

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The Concept of Whole Situation and China’s Strategic Decision Making

The Concept of Whole Situation and China’s Strategic Decision Making

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jun , 2020

To be attacked by the Enemy is not a bad Thing but a good thing! — Mao Zedong 26 May, 1939 Introduction: Is it Land? Despite all the noise made over the Indian media, the fact that – India’s...

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Expediting Negotiation in Defence Contracts

Expediting Negotiation in Defence Contracts

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 26 Jun , 2020

Commercial negotiations are virtually the last stage in the long-drawn capital procurement process. Negotiations are conducted with the lowest bidder or L1 by a Contract Negotiation Committee...

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Deescalating Eastern Ladakh – China may not abide

Deescalating Eastern Ladakh – China may not abide

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jun , 2020

It was heartening to know that after the marathon 12-hours India-China talks at Moldo on June 22, both sides have agreed to deescalate from the confrontation in Eastern Ladakh. The Indian...

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Tibet: India must Rescind its Interim Recognition of Tibet as being part of...

Tibet: India must Rescind its Interim Recognition of Tibet as being part of...

By: Anjali Kanojia and Ryan Baidya | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jun , 2020

Tibet has flourished for centuries; it has been a living hub of ancient culture and spirituality, minding its own business, so to speak.  Tibet has made vast contributions to the world in terms of...

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