Articles in Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019

Aircraft Carriers and the Indian Maritime Calculas – Relevant and Essential

Aircraft Carriers and the Indian Maritime Calculas – Relevant and Essential

By: Cmde CP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 04 Mar , 2020

The debate over the centrality of the aircraft carrier in fleet structure continues unabated over 70 years. The discourse has now picked up steam; the catalyst being the postulate that...

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Disorientations of National Defence – I

Disorientations of National Defence – I

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 28 Jan , 2020

 “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins Key Neighbours: Innately Animus Inter-state and regional level political, economic and hegemonic rivalries have ever...

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Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

By: Abhinav Dutta | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 18 Jan , 2020

It is being widely debated that the revolution in science and technology and its role in military strategy would prove to be game changers in international politics and in the dynamics of...

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The Indian Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy

The Indian Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 25 Oct , 2019

The economic importance of oceans to nations is well known. Nearly 80 percent of the world trade by volume is carried out through ships and this includes the energy needs of the world such as...

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Responding to War and Warfare in the Sixth Wave of Innovation (2020-2045)

Responding to War and Warfare in the Sixth Wave of Innovation (2020-2045)

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 16 Oct , 2019

We are in a re-polarising world reflected in a strategic superpower competition between the US and China in an unfathomable cyberspace and digital-economy territory that will give rise to new type...

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The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 13 Oct , 2019

On May 31, 2017, in a major policy reform intended to promote ‘Make in India’ in defence manufacturing, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced the much-anticipated Strategic Partnership model...

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The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 06 Oct , 2019

Command Her! If you can’t command her, control her. If you can’t control her, dominate her. If you can’t dominate her, maintain presence and deny her to others. Oh! The sea is a wild child!...

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Unveiling the ISI–Terrorist Nexus

Unveiling the ISI–Terrorist Nexus

By: Philip B. Haney & J. M. Phelps | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 30 Sep , 2019

To unveil the ISI-terrorist nexus, intelligence agencies, counter-terrorism experts and foreign policy makers must acknowledge the ISI’s continued support of terrorist organisations, as...

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As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 02 Sep , 2019

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there”, said the Cheshire Cat to Alice. — Alice in Wonderland, By Lewis Carrol August 5th 2019, fortunately Indian Government...

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