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Dealing with China

Dealing with China

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

China’s guilt in releasing COVID-19 (by design or default)  ravaging the world has made the CPC launch an all out offensive to avoid culpability. On April 22, Germany’s Interior Ministry...

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Let Pakistan Bleed Not India

Let Pakistan Bleed Not India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 May , 2020

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, then a member of the Ayub Khan’s military regime, proudly announced a thousand-year war against India while addressing the United Nations Security Council in 1965....

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The Coming Geo-Political Earth Quake!

The Coming Geo-Political Earth Quake!

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 May , 2020

Some days back an ex-Pakistani diplomat had written a hilarious article in which this worthy predicted that in post Covid19 world, Chinese ‘soft power’ will help in gaining ascendance over the...

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PM Imran Khan, Charity Begin at Home!

PM Imran Khan, Charity Begin at Home!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2020

Now that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken a brief breather in his attack on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s so called ‘pogrom’ against Muslims, his Foreign Minister Shah...

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Loitering Munitions – advantage plus

Loitering Munitions – advantage plus

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2020

Loitering munitions can provide a breakthrough against enemies well protected by their surroundings, like built up areas, as also top attacking tanks and armoured vehicles. These munitions are...

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De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

De-operationalising Article 370: A Strategic Paradigm Shift

By: Lt Col Yoginder Kandhari | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2020

India crossed the Rubicon on 5th August 2019 when the President promulgated an order to de-operationalise Article 370 and its adjunct Article 35A of the Constitution of India. Contrary to common...

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Pakistan is not curtailing terrorism during holy month of Ramzan

Pakistan is not curtailing terrorism during holy month of Ramzan

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

Ramzan is a sacred month when Muslims across the world observe a month of fasting, an activity regarded as one of the five pillars of Islam. This year the month of Ramzan commenced on 23, April...

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India’s War against COVID-19: Impact on Defence and India’s Emergence as...

India’s War against COVID-19: Impact on Defence and India’s Emergence as...

By: Manvi Hindwan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May , 2020

Ever since the outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic, a plethora of literature has appeared on various  aspects  of  the problem . Adverse  impact on business and financial sectors has been  analyzed...

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The Lockdown Fatigue

The Lockdown Fatigue

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 May , 2020

As the end of 41-day nation-wide lockdown is nearing there are different voices and opinions emerging across the nation depending upon one’s means of livelihood, place of residence and...

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The ‘Peter Pans’ of Pakistan

The ‘Peter Pans’ of Pakistan

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Apr , 2020

Just like JM Barrie’s fictional character Peter Pan, those at the helm of affairs in Pakistan just refuse to grow up. What else explains Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement that Pakistan...

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COVID-19: a new Dimension in an ‘Undeclared Third World War’!!

COVID-19: a new Dimension in an ‘Undeclared Third World War’!!

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Apr , 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has demonstrated the humongous damage potential of a virus (possibly synthesised in a laboratory!?) as a weapon of mass destruction. It has added a new dimension to alter...

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Kissinger and Nixon’s China Hug

Kissinger and Nixon’s China Hug

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Apr , 2020

As the world battles China-Virus, debate over Henry Kissinger’s credentials as statesman-strategist has emerged perhaps because of America’s predicament under China’s biological attack...

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Algorithmic Warfare – World is Waiting

Algorithmic Warfare – World is Waiting

By: Commander (Dr) Jayakrishnan N Nair | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Apr , 2020

Algorithmic warfare is a warfare which is driven by autonomous systems powered with Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can control the weapon platforms, systems, operations and even tactics in a...

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Let the Dragon Remain Pushed to the Wall

Let the Dragon Remain Pushed to the Wall

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Apr , 2020

While the world struggles to combat the deadly pandemic spread by the Chinese Wuhan virus named as Covid 19 and popularly being referred to as coronavirus, the dragon nation believed to be the...

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Post Corona Pandemic World Order

Post Corona Pandemic World Order

By: Gp Capt PK Mulay | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Apr , 2020

The emergence of a new world order has been under discussion for some time now.  The reasons are not difficult to discern. In the last few years, the USA appeared serious about its ‘America First’...

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War against Covid-19: Role of Media

War against Covid-19: Role of Media

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Apr , 2020

Late Army Chief BC Joshi often told me that media is a force multiplier, he was of course talking in context of the ongoing insurgency in Kashmir. I had a firsthand experience of the power of...

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Pakistan’s latest perfidy: fudging data on terrorists!

Pakistan’s latest perfidy: fudging data on terrorists!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Apr , 2020

You may have heard of how second hand car salesmen manipulate odometers of used cars so that prospective buyers can be beguiled by the ‘as good as new’ claim. You may have also heard of crooks...

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ANSF - Taliban Swap Gets Going

ANSF - Taliban Swap Gets Going

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Apr , 2020

According to news reports from Afghanistan, the Taliban released 20 Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) personnel on April 12 after the Afghan government freed hundreds of Taliban prisoners. ...

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The Day After: Thoughts on Future Air Defence

The Day After: Thoughts on Future Air Defence

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Apr , 2020

The ongoing covid-19 crisis will, like all things, come to pass and end one day. The time that it will take to ‘normalise’ after the pandemic is contained, cannot be said with certainty but...

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Why Pakistan Remains Uppity

Why Pakistan Remains Uppity

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Apr , 2020

Speaking to ANI on April 17, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said the world’s attention was focused on containing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. India too was doing its bit by...

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