Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework for Military Operations

Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework for Military Operations

In the contemporary landscape of military operations, the escalating reliance on intricate information systems exposes defence networks to heightened cyber threats. This research introduces an Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework (IIDF) tailored for military operations, seamlessly combining signature-based and...

Cyber and Cognitive Warfare: Dreaming of Winning Wars Sans Violence?

Cyber and Cognitive Warfare: Dreaming of Winning Wars Sans Violence?

“The purpose of warfare is not to fight; it is to achieve a political objective. If you can achieve this objective without kinetic conflict, so much the better.” – Prof Nora Bensahel[1]  Background The world has seldom been a harmonious place. Countries are forever competing to enhance their relative security,...

A Government Shakeup in Moscow

A Government Shakeup in Moscow

Indroduction Attention of analysts have not escaped the recent government shake up in Moscow. Generally, such a shakeup is aimed at placing the yes men, regardless of their merit, to positions of importance. Such scenarios are more common in dictatorships like that of President Vladimir Putin as in other dictatorships...

A Government Shakeup in Moscow

A Government Shakeup in Moscow

Indroduction Attention of analysts have not escaped the recent government shake up in Moscow. Generally, such a shakeup is aimed at placing the yes men, regardless of their merit, to positions of importance. Such scenarios are more common in dictatorships like that of President Vladimir Putin as in other dictatorships...

Pakistan’s PoJK Catch-22 Situation

Pakistan’s PoJK Catch-22 Situation

“I have no doubt in my own mind that someone living in PoK is comparing their situation with someone actually living in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that how is it that people today are actually progressing there,” said S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs (MEA), India on 15th May 2024. The statement comes at the...

Arab States and Hamas: An Uneasy Relationship

Arab States and Hamas: An Uneasy Relationship

The war in Gaza is entering a decisive phase; at least, that is what everyone thinks. The uncertainty of this eight-month-old conflict has tested the patience of the most stubborn. Hard-core supporters of Israel are having second thoughts about the righteousness of their chosen side. President Biden is facing massive...

Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework for Military Operations

Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework for Military Operations

In the contemporary landscape of military operations, the escalating reliance on intricate information systems exposes defence networks to heightened cyber threats. This research introduces an Integrated Intrusion Detection Framework (IIDF) tailored for military operations, seamlessly combining signature-based and...

Cyber and Cognitive Warfare: Dreaming of Winning Wars Sans Violence?

Cyber and Cognitive Warfare: Dreaming of Winning Wars Sans Violence?

“The purpose of warfare is not to fight; it is to achieve a political objective. If you can achieve this objective without kinetic conflict, so much the better.” – Prof Nora Bensahel[1]  Background The world has seldom been a harmonious place. Countries are forever competing to enhance their relative security,...

What are the possible consequences of Ebrahim Raisi's death?

What are the possible consequences of Ebrahim Raisi's death?

Following death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and several top officials of the country, while Western analysts are saying death of a consummate loyalist Raisi will be a severe blow to Iran’s conservative leadership, while an expert on country’s domestic politics and foreign policy said, “I believe concern in...

New Front Lines – Geopolitics of Semiconductors

New Front Lines – Geopolitics of Semiconductors

Most forms of politics are about power. ‘Geopolitics’ has incarnated itself with scholars providing a new perspective in every generation. This century has seen a rise in geopolitical conflicts creating competition between nations. Geopolitical ramifications are all the more complex as these deliberations require...

The words of the Defence Minister do not ring hollow

The words of the Defence Minister do not ring hollow

For a country that tops the list of arms importing nations of the world to have also joined the list of world’s top 25 ‘arms exporters’ is a story of a steady rise of India and its determined march on the road to achieve self-reliance in domestic manufacturing of defence equipment.  It was on 03 Aug 2020, when the...

Chinese focus on Siachen

Chinese focus on Siachen

Siachen has been in the news recently – 40 years of occupation of the Saltoro Range by the Indian Army in 1984. Many narratives, including individual and collective gallant actions, have been penned. On April 22, 2024, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Base Camp and Kumar Post in Siachen Glacier area and met...

Need for MRFA

Need for MRFA

In January this year, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh led a high level delegation to the UK; reportedly, one of the points on the visit’s agenda was a possible partnership in the Tempest project, a sixth generation fighter design and development programme in which the UK, Italy and Japan are currently...

HFCL spearheads innovation in defence products for Indian and global markets

HFCL spearheads innovation in defence products for Indian and global markets

HFCL Limited (“HFCL”), a leading technology enterprise specializing in the manufacturing of high-end telecom equipment, optical fiber, and optical fiber cables, as well as providing communication network solutions for telecommunications, defense, and railway sectors, has strengthened its position in the defense...

Unmanned Surface Vehicles: The Tides of Change in Naval Warfare

Unmanned Surface Vehicles: The Tides of Change in Naval Warfare

The naval warfare landscape is undergoing a profound transformation with the advent of unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). These autonomous ships, ranging from small drone boats to large unmanned surface vessels, are poised to revolutionise naval operations by offering increased endurance, versatility, and the added...

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Plot of creating another 'East Timur’ within Bangladesh, Myanmar and India

Plot of creating another 'East Timur’ within Bangladesh, Myanmar and India

The Biden administration is openly supporting terrorist and insurgency outfits including Kuki-Chin National Front...

India and History of Western Hypocrisy

India and History of Western Hypocrisy

One is not intrigued by the generally negative coverage of India in general and the current elections in...

The International Criminal Court faces controversies and allegations of hypocrisy

The International Criminal Court faces controversies and allegations of hypocrisy

The International Criminal Court (ICC) and its chief prosecutor Karim Khan, a Pakistani-British member of the Ahmadiyya community, with deep-rooted connections with Buckingham Palace and UK’s intelligence establishments are hitting headlines in international media in recent days. Criticizing ICC, in a recent statement on his ‘X’ handle, John Bolton, the former National Security Advisor to...

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Iran and South Caucasus a Geopolitical Tinderbox 

President of Iran Ibrahim Raisi is dead, the helicopter carrying Raisi took off at the Iranian border with Azerbaijan after President Raisi and his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev inaugurated dam of Qiz Qalasi, on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Conjectures are being made about possible foreign hand ranging from Israel to USA. The death of Raisi has further complicated already complicated situation in the South Caucasus. Even though Azerbaijan and Iran...

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DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Win

DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator, in Karnataka...

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Glimpses of 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort

Glimpses of the full dress rehearsal of the 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort, in New Delhi...

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77th Independence Day

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh hoisting the National Flag on the occasion of 77th...

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Commissioning Ceremony of INS Mormugao

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh inaugurates of commissioning ceremony of INS Mormugao,...

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Vijay Diwas

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh paying homage to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial...

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