Articles in Net Edition

Convergences and Schism amongst SCO Members

Convergences and Schism amongst SCO Members

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Oct , 2022

The recently held Samarkand session of SCO witnessed executive heads of few member nations skipping the protocol social events and avoiding each other in the plenary session next day. There were...

More

Appointment of the Chief of Defence Staff: Boon or Bane?

Appointment of the Chief of Defence Staff: Boon or Bane?

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Oct , 2022

So, after a gap of approximately nine months, we finally have a new Chief of Defence Staff, which should normally be viewed as good news, especially if envisaged military reforms are to have any...

More

Attrition in combat, early lessons from the war in Ukraine 

Attrition in combat, early lessons from the war in Ukraine 

By: Jai Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Oct , 2022

War is back in Europe, with operations pitting tens of mechanized brigades, comprising hundreds of thousands of troops, against each other. War colleges and general headquarters in the West are...

More

A new phase of hybrid war

A new phase of hybrid war

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2022

On Tuesday, September 27, Gazprom announced unprecedented damage to the company’s two gas pipelines that run along the bottom of the Baltic Sea to Germany – Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2. Almost...

More

US played a critical role in Ukraine resulting in Nuclear Threat

US played a critical role in Ukraine resulting in Nuclear Threat

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2022

The U.S. has played a quiet but insidious role in the war as Ukrainian troops have made stunning gains in a counteroffensive that dealt an embarrassing blow to Russian forces.  Kyiv’s military...

More

Why are Parties to Russia-Ukraine War Prolonging it?

Why are Parties to Russia-Ukraine War Prolonging it?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Sep , 2022

Backdrop Russia-Ukraine War seems to be entering a deadly phase after seven months, witnessing significant twist in the form of Kremlin’s declaring victory in hasty referendum in four regions...

More

The Mysterious Helicopter ‘Crashes’ in Balochistan

The Mysterious Helicopter ‘Crashes’ in Balochistan

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Sep , 2022

Despite pathbreaking advances in technology to obviate malfunctioning of machinery, incidents of equipment failure do occur, and helicopters are no exceptions. However, when two military...

More

Crossing the Nuclear Rubicon in Ukraine: Long Term Implications

Crossing the Nuclear Rubicon in Ukraine: Long Term Implications

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Sep , 2022

As a longtime student of nuclear warfare, (I began to study it in 1965 as an NDA Cadet, my Staff College dissertation on this subject in 1979 to my book in 1997) one has seen the evolution of...

More

Ladakh Standoff: Beijing’s Muscle-Flexing Backfires

Ladakh Standoff: Beijing’s Muscle-Flexing Backfires

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Sep , 2022

Many views are being expressed regarding the disengagement of Indian army and Peoples Liberation Army [PLA] from Gogra Heights-Hot Springs area near Patrolling Point-15 [PP 15] in Eastern Ladakh....

More

Putin’s Folly: The Long Road to Self-Destruction

Putin’s Folly: The Long Road to Self-Destruction

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2022

Ever since President Putin ordered the occupation of Ukraine in a ‘Special Military Operation’ this February, he has been at the receiving end of a stream of bad news. Neither were the...

More

Battle of Dograi: Reminisces of a War Veteran

Battle of Dograi: Reminisces of a War Veteran

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2022

Like all infantry officers, Captain [later Colonel] Harendra Kumar Jha who was commissioned in ‘Third Battalion of the Jat Regiment’ [3 Jat] of Indian Army in December 1962, had yearned to see...

More

Pakistani Taliban is a Volcano waiting to Erupt

Pakistani Taliban is a Volcano waiting to Erupt

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2022

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in June this year declared an indefinite ceasefire to facilitate peace talks being brokered by the Afghan Taliban. But there have been regular clashes between TTP...

More

Thales Alenia Space to lead EROSS IOD, On-Orbit Servicing project

Thales Alenia Space to lead EROSS IOD, On-Orbit Servicing project

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Sep , 2022

European Horizon programme will deploy advanced space robotics to support sustainability in space by enabling satellites’ life extension and life enhancement to reduce space debris Thales...

More

Taliban is Islamabad's Redline; Avoiding it and Relations with New Delhi will...

Taliban is Islamabad's Redline; Avoiding it and Relations with New Delhi will...

By: Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Sep , 2022

The India and Afghanistan Friendly Relations Recently, the Government of India sent its Foreign Ministry representative for talks with the Taliban in Kabul. Whether there will be any fruitful...

More

Ladakh Stand-Off and Indian Army’s Commendable Response

Ladakh Stand-Off and Indian Army’s Commendable Response

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Sep , 2022

Though reassuring, New Delhi’s recent statement that both India and China have “agreed on disengagement in the area of Gogra-Hot Springs [PP-15]” doesn’t mean that existing perceptional...

More

Bangladesh Foreign Policy in the Context of South Asia

Bangladesh Foreign Policy in the Context of South Asia

By: Kazi Anwarul Masud | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Sep , 2022

Ever since the people of the world learnt the need for homogeneity –be it cultural, linguistic, religion, tribal of for the necessity to band together and felt the need to acknowledge the...

More

The Great Churning: Reset of Global Geopolitical Order

The Great Churning: Reset of Global Geopolitical Order

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Sep , 2022

“A new world order can only be created if we establish an order where the powerful wolf cannot eat the weak lamb!”— Mehmet Murat ildan The geopolitical order of the world was radically...

More

Understanding the Strategic Shift in South Asia

Understanding the Strategic Shift in South Asia

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Sep , 2022

Conditioned by decades of ‘passive’ defence policies, most Indians, including military analysts, tend to see the happenings in South Asia in terms of narrow Indo-centric focus. The two major...

More

South Korea is important in India’s Look East policy

South Korea is important in India’s Look East policy

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Sep , 2022

On May 10, 2022 the Republic of Korea elected Mr Yoon Suk-yeol as its 20thPresident. In his inaugural address President Yoon spoke of the relevance of liberal democratic values of society. He...

More

Indian & the Chkraview is there a need for Samudra Manthan for National...

Indian & the Chkraview is there a need for Samudra Manthan for National...

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Sep , 2022

Introduction With the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, the alignment between Russia-China-Pakistan-Turkey and Iran, tensions and competition in the South Pacific, South China Sea and...

More

1 2 3 4 242