Articles in Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019

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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India: Need for Strategic Culture and Policy Options

India: Need for Strategic Culture and Policy Options

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 24 Jul , 2019

Towards the end of the 20th century, analysts all over the world forecast about the nations that would emerge as power centres on the world scene in the 21st century. India figured on every list...

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The Russian Shift

The Russian Shift

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 24 Jul , 2019

India is geographically situated in the middle of the huge geo-political divide. Ironically, the partners in the East do not share the table in the West. And those, who did earlier, are now...

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Deconstructing the Psycho-Political Profile of a Terrorist

Deconstructing the Psycho-Political Profile of a Terrorist

By: Dr Veena Ravi Kumar | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 19 Jul , 2019

The term terrorism can be traced to the Latin word ‘terrere’, which means ‘to frighten’ and the French suffix, ‘isme’ – ‘to practice’. The term was used in ancient Rome and is...

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Pushing the Red Line: Analysing India’s Response Post Pulwama

Pushing the Red Line: Analysing India’s Response Post Pulwama

By: Maj Dibya Satpathy | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 17 Jun , 2019

Balakot as a target was diligently selected after confirmed intelligence reports of presence of terror camps. Words were carefully chosen to justify the strikes and garner the needed international...

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Securing India’s Rightful Place in the Comity of Nations

Securing India’s Rightful Place in the Comity of Nations

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 14 Jun , 2019

By end-May, a new government will be in power in India. Evidently it will be a NDA government with reinforced mandate in power for the 17th Lok Sabha. However, the wounded opposition is likely to...

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