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Anti-Shia protests in Pakistan

Anti-Shia protests in Pakistan

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 02 Oct , 2020

In his speech in the UNGA, Imran spoke of threats to Muslims in many parts of the globe, including India. He forgot his own country and China. Wonder if Muslims do not exist there. The largest...

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Maldives provides a lucky break for India

Maldives provides a lucky break for India

By: Maj Gen Nitin P Gadkari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Oct , 2020

When an Indian Air Force IL 76 bringing a Para Battalion and supporting artillery from the Para Brigade landed on Male airport in November of 1988, little, did they realise that the opposition to...

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Turkey’s Perceptional Geopolitical Downslide under President Erdogan

Turkey’s Perceptional Geopolitical Downslide under President Erdogan

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 01 Oct , 2020

Geopolitics focuses on political power and international relations and in the case of Turkey under President Erdogan there is a perceptible geopolitical decline chiefly arising from...

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Is COVID-19 Bio Warfare? Is there an Information Warfare Going On?

Is COVID-19 Bio Warfare? Is there an Information Warfare Going On?

By: Lt Gen Dushyant Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Oct , 2020

China witnessed the first case possibly in early Dec 19, by the time it realized that it was facing a crisis of an unknown and unparalleled nature it was middle of Dec 19. WHO declared it as...

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Indian Navy conducts Naval Exercise JIMEX 20 with Japan

Indian Navy conducts Naval Exercise JIMEX 20 with Japan

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Sep , 2020

The 4th edition of India – Japan Maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX, which is conducted biennially between the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) will be held in North...

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Southern Indian Ocean: Securing a Common Fisheries policy for India and the...

Southern Indian Ocean: Securing a Common Fisheries policy for India and the...

By: Dr Srimal Fernando & Vedangshi Roy Choudhuri | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Sep , 2020

The Indian Ocean provides a dependency for its Island and coastal nations on their economic and commercial prosperity. Deep sea fishing policies in  South Indian Ocean  fisheries  nations  offer...

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China’s belligerence betrays its desire to dominate the Indo-Pacific Region

China’s belligerence betrays its desire to dominate the Indo-Pacific Region

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Sep , 2020

Ever since the Communists came to power in China in 1949, their leaders gave enough hints to convey that the success of communist revolution was only a beginning of ushering in tectonic shift in...

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Chimera of Atmanirbhar Defence

Chimera of Atmanirbhar Defence

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Sep , 2020

In this year full of pessimism, one is loath to add on to the pile of misery, but reality of last 70 years and our Ostrich like attitude makes it likely that the dream of defence self-reliance is...

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Technology on the Battlefield: Finding the Right Balance

Technology on the Battlefield: Finding the Right Balance

By: Jai Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Sep , 2020

Simply throwing countless hordes of grunts at the enemy simply won’t cut it anymore in the art of warfare, and the idea of ensuring our safety exclusively with machines, as attractive as it may...

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Chinese View: India thinks it has got the better of China, so it can dare China

Chinese View: India thinks it has got the better of China, so it can dare China

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Sep , 2020

 The article is presenting what the Chinese are writings in their Media Original article title in Chinese: 刘宗义: 印度自以为把准了中国的脉,所以敢于咄咄逼人 Professor Liu...

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Beijing is an no mood to Stick to the Decision taken during Sino-Indian...

Beijing is an no mood to Stick to the Decision taken during Sino-Indian...

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Sep , 2020

The way the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed its troops and the armament in Ladakh and Arunachal and so has India matched its forces in equal numbers, it does not indicate that India...

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India-China: ‘The Way Forward’

India-China: ‘The Way Forward’

By: Sumant Dhamija | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Sep , 2020

In a deft, stab-in-the-back move, a complete violation of earlier mutually agreed positions, China used the pretext of annual summer exercises to divert troops for multiple, meticulously planned...

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Winter only Affects Scale of Operations

Winter only Affects Scale of Operations

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Sep , 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech via video link to the  United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 22 was on expected lines – rambling on issues that China (read he and Communist...

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Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board: A Strategic Necessity for India

Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board: A Strategic Necessity for India

By: Anil Bhat | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 26 Sep , 2020

An Empowered Group of Ministers has been constituted under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to oversee and guide the entire process of corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board...

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Did a Global Pandemic Generate a Global Pandemonium?

Did a Global Pandemic Generate a Global Pandemonium?

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. Apr-Jun 2020, (35.2) & Jul-Sep 2020, (35.3) | Date: 26 Sep , 2020

“The state… always feels itself weak if there is another that is stronger. Its security and preservation demand that it make itself more powerful than its neighbours. It can increase, nourish...

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China and India in an Unprecedented ‘State of War’ in September 2020

China and India in an Unprecedented ‘State of War’ in September 2020

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 25 Sep , 2020

China and India are in an unprecedented ‘State of War’ in September 2020 going by the military operational situation of massed Chinese Army and Indian Army Divisions confrontation on...

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Will Xi Jinping Relent

Will Xi Jinping Relent

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Sep , 2020

The 12-hour marathon military commanders’ level meeting, first after the 5-point consensus at Moscow, has once again ended with all indicators pointing towards stalemate. India on its part is...

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Israel’s Normalisation of Ties with Arab Nations Threatens Iran

Israel’s Normalisation of Ties with Arab Nations Threatens Iran

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2020

Since the US Administration withdrew from JCPOA and re imposed crippling sanctions on Iran, the world has awaited with abated breath, for capitulation of Iran.US has tried to force UK,Germany and...

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The Quad and Rogue China

The Quad and Rogue China

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2020

The second ministerial meeting of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is likely to be held in Tokyo early next month instead of at New Delhi as was speculated earlier. This meetcomes in...

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The China-India-US Triangle: Changing Balance of Power and a New Cold War

The China-India-US Triangle: Changing Balance of Power and a New Cold War

By: Dr S Kalyanaraman | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 23 Sep , 2020

China’s ascent to great power status during the last 30 years has altered the power equation that had existed in the 1990s between China and India and China and the United States (US). In 1990,...

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