Geopolitics

China’s Unabated Cartographic Aggression

China’s Unabated Cartographic Aggression

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jul , 2017

China’s global cartographic aggression has no parallel. The periodicity with which China changes its territorial claims gives an indication that the Communist Party of China (CPC) treats maps...

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The PLA  Army: Vision 2025

The PLA Army: Vision 2025

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD | Issue: Vol. 32.2 Apr-Jun 2017 | Date: 05 Jul , 2017

The Chinese have long realised that technology is the cutting edge in modern combat. Accordingly, China has embarked on an ambitious programme to revamp its technological capability and this...

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China’s Chumbi Valley Shenanigans India Must Act Tough

China’s Chumbi Valley Shenanigans India Must Act Tough

By: Brig Arun Bajpai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jul , 2017

Against China's objections when India  allowed Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh a few months back, China was all balloons and blunderbuss, shouting and ranting but did not go beyond that....

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Doklam Plateau Faceoff: The Way Forward

Doklam Plateau Faceoff: The Way Forward

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jul , 2017

The recent Faceoff in strategically important India-China-Bhutan border triangle near Doklam Plateau, commencing with Chinese road construction activity in Bhutanese territory (As per laid down...

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Jostling by PLA at Doklam to Stake Illegal Claims

Jostling by PLA at Doklam to Stake Illegal Claims

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jul , 2017

Yatris bound for Kailash-Mansarovar (KM) via the Nathu La in Eastern Sikkim were in for a shock – their Yatra was terminated at Nathu La without even a hint. The initial reason conveyed was that...

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China: Breach of Agreement of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage confirms Chinese...

China: Breach of Agreement of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage confirms Chinese...

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jun , 2017

When the rabid Chinese media says that India “needs to be taught the rules”, it must be understood that: total Chinese media services the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) – stenographers of...

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Global Terrorist: Is Pakistan challenging the US?

Global Terrorist: Is Pakistan challenging the US?

By: Brig Arun Bajpai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jun , 2017

Hours before the first meeting of Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi with American President Donald Trump at White House in Washington DC on 26 Jun, US declared head of Kashmiri terror...

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Chinese Killings in Pakistan – very much linked to CPEC

Chinese Killings in Pakistan – very much linked to CPEC

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2017

The killing of Chinese nationals Lee Zingyang (24) and Meng Lisi (26) in Pakistan post abduction from Quetta, capital of Balochistan, on May 24 was hardly a stray incident. Had the killings not...

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Indo-US Relations in 100 Days of Trump and Thereafter

Indo-US Relations in 100 Days of Trump and Thereafter

By: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2017

In the closing stages of the primaries in USA, Ms Hillary Clinton, would not have seen herself, in her wildest of dreams, out of the Oval Office in the White House. President Donald trump...

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War & Peace in the West Bank: Comparisons and Differences between Israel &...

War & Peace in the West Bank: Comparisons and Differences between Israel &...

By: Dr Amarjit Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2017

Fifty years ago, between June 5 and 10, 1967, Arab countries ganged up on Israel – Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Lebanon -- forcing Israel’s hand against bellicose Arab...

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A Saudi-Pak Nuclear Nexus in the Offing?

A Saudi-Pak Nuclear Nexus in the Offing?

By: Harsh Vasani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2017

With the Trump administration’s reluctant acceptance of the Iran Nuclear Deal, the spotlight is back on Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions. Riyadh is vociferously against the deal that seeks to...

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Lone Wolf Jihadi Terror

Lone Wolf Jihadi Terror

By: Brig Arun Bajpai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jun , 2017

Three major jihadi terror attacks in Britain in last three months causing big loss to life and limb to Britons and before that in France with Germany not excluded, the European countries...

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Achilles Heel in India’s Border Defence with China!

Achilles Heel in India’s Border Defence with China!

By: Col Rajinder Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jun , 2017

India has 3488 Km long Line of Actual control border with China, running through J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. It can be divided into three sectors I.e....

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Why the Assault on the Army Chief!!!

Why the Assault on the Army Chief!!!

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2017

Ever since Maj Gogoi successfully rescued the team of election officials and associated security personnel from murderous gathering of blood thirsty stone pelters, and ever since the Indian...

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China and Xinjiang

China and Xinjiang

By: Maj Gen Vivek Sehgal | Issue: Vol. 32.1 Jan-Mar 2017 | Date: 04 Jun , 2017

By launching repressive initiatives IN China, the regime has outlawed any kind of protest against the policies imposed on Xinjiang. It has also closed down the available space for expression of...

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Pakistan, hub of terrorism, snubbed by Trump in Riyadh

Pakistan, hub of terrorism, snubbed by Trump in Riyadh

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2017

An Arab Islamic American Summit was held in Riyadh on May 21, 2017 attended by US President Donald Trump, leaders and representatives of 55 Arab and Muslim-dominated countries focusing on unity...

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Time to think of serious punitive measures for Pak sponsored proxy war

Time to think of serious punitive measures for Pak sponsored proxy war

By: Brig Arun Bajpai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 May , 2017

After acquiring nuclear shield in 1988, kind courtesy China, Pakistan read Pakistani Army has imposed its proxy war on India in the state of J&K with an aim of imposing thousand cuts on India and...

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Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

Pakistan’s Womb Bomb: Deadlier than its Nuclear Bomb

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2017

  ‘Demography is destiny’. Like geography, it influences politics, economics and issues of war and peace. Though demography (population numbers, composition and density) is not permanent and...

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Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

Real Bad Snub to Pakistan by Saudi Arabia

By: Brig Arun Bajpai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 May , 2017

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent more than three hours preparing the speech which he thought he will deliver in recently held US-Islamic-Arab Conference in Saudi Arabia, attended by...

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China’s Strategy of Encirclement

China’s Strategy of Encirclement

By: Dheeraj P.C. | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 May , 2017

In the military parlance, encirclement operations are operations in which enemy forces are denied manoeuvrability due to isolation being enforced upon them with all escape routes and...

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