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Biden signs CHIPS Act, Leaves No Bargaining Chip for China

Biden signs CHIPS Act, Leaves No Bargaining Chip for China

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Aug , 2022

The new USCHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is the beginning of Washington’s“technology arms race” against China, analysts are telling us. As was expected, Beijing has reacted strongly by...

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Russian plan to exit World Trade Organisation and other Global Bodies

Russian plan to exit World Trade Organisation and other Global Bodies

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Aug , 2022

In view of the economic sanctions imposed by NATO countries and other European Union (EU)countries on Russia for its invasion on Ukraine, Russia plans to quit the World Trade Organisation (WTO...

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USA, China, Russia and the Ongoing Churn in International Affairs

USA, China, Russia and the Ongoing Churn in International Affairs

By: Gp Capt PK Mulay | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Aug , 2022

The Ukraine-Russia war gets curiouser and curiouser as it enters the seventh month. The happenings could well qualify as a comedy, were it not for the tragic consequences: death and destruction in...

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Making a Sense of the President’s Warning

Making a Sense of the President’s Warning

By: Lt Gen (Dr) VK Saxena (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Aug , 2022

The President warns… Come 24th Aug, and Ukraine will celebrate its 31st Independence Day in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence on this day in 1991[1].  President Zelensky has...

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Conflict in Ukraine

Conflict in Ukraine

By: Kazi Anwarul Masud | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Aug , 2022

In an article in Foreign Affairs magazine (The Putin Doctrine: A Move on Ukraine Has Always Been Part of the Plan, By Angela Stent January 27, 2022).She wrote, and I quote- “The current crisis...

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Rosoboronexport sums up its activities at Army 2022 Forum

Rosoboronexport sums up its activities at Army 2022 Forum

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

During the business program of the VIII Army 2022 International Military and Technical Forum, Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) received more than 70 delegations from 50...

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China tightens stranglehold of the sub-continent

China tightens stranglehold of the sub-continent

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

Beijing’s game plan in the Indian sub-continent is now an open book. The term ‘string of pearls’ coined by US geopolitical researchers in 2004,refers to the network of Chinese military and...

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Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

While the nation was celebrating ‘Azadika Amrit Mahotsav’ [grand celebration of Freedom’s Nectar] to commemorate India’s 75th Independence Day, on the icy heights of Siachen Glacier, an...

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The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2022

Recently, the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan was invited as the Chief Guest at the Passing Out Parade of the Royal Military College in Sandhurst, UK. He indeed was the first Pakistani to be the...

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Rightsizing the Army

Rightsizing the Army

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2022

Media reports of July 2022 stated that existing manpower shortages in the Armed Forces are as follows: Army – 7779 officers and 1.08 lakh soldiers; Navy – 1446 officers and 12,511 soldiers,...

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The unmanned future is at risk

The unmanned future is at risk

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2022

Drones once roamed free, relying on GPS signals that were rarely interfered with. But with the availability of very cheap GPS signal jammers, which can bring down a drone with the flick of a...

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Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2022

Wednesday’s killing of three Pakistan backed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including self-styled LeT commander Lateef Rather] in the Waterhail area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir is...

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Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Aug , 2022

As India completes 75 years of independence, it also creates a new landmark in 5000-year-old history of India. If we count the period under British imperial rule (1857 to 1947), then India (most...

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China in Turmoil

China in Turmoil

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Aug , 2022

World is witnessing the fifth Taiwan Straits crisis. First being in 1955 when China forcibly occupied Yijiangshan island. Second in 1958 when China used artillery firing on Matsu island. In 1995...

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Ukrainian army endangers civilians

Ukrainian army endangers civilians

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Aug , 2022

Ukrainian forces have threatened civilians by setting up bases and operating weapons systems in populated areas, including schools and hospitals, as they battled the Russian intervention that...

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An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

By: Aman Talwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Aug , 2022

The glory of the defence forces is second to none. The pride and valour associated with wearing the uniform is an emotion that could never be expressed in words. We are in awe of the defence...

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Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Aug , 2022

From an ordinary public event disruptor to waging Pakistan sponsored armed insurrection in J&K [in the course of which he was actively involved in killing security forces personnel and innocent...

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Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR...

Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced the release of the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300, the latest Neutrino IS series model of mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) camera modules...

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Revision of OROP and related aspects

Revision of OROP and related aspects

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

The honourable Supreme Court has awarded the petitioners a revision of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with effect from July 2019. This is in consonance with the Cabinet decision of 2015 submitted to...

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Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

Moscow indicates that Russian public support for the country’s invasion of Ukraine is growing. However, with the war now in its sixth month, there is little sign of similar enthusiasm within...

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