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Ukraine has turned into paradise of drug lords and gangsters

Ukraine has turned into paradise of drug lords and gangsters

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 April 2024

Though for the past few decades, Ukraine had been considered as paradise by drug lords and gangsters, with illicit substances flowing to and from many countries including Afghanistan, in the...

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Security of CPEC: What Next?

Security of CPEC: What Next?

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 April 2024

Targeting Chinese Nationals Plagued by recurring security issues, Beijing’s  more than a decade old  ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor [CPEC] project suffered yet another setback last...

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Maldives’ Maladies

Maldives’ Maladies

By: Col R Hariharan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 April 2024

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, who got elected flaunting his “India out” credentials, surprised everyone last week by saying India will continue to remain his country’s closest ally. In...

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India emerges as a major U.S. Training partner to frustrate ‘hostile’ China

India emerges as a major U.S. Training partner to frustrate ‘hostile’ China

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 April 2024

The United States of America is conducting a large number of military exercises with its allies as well as partners including India to restrain China by controlling Indo-Pacific region. It also...

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Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999 

Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999 

By: Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirovic |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 April 2024

Twenty-five years commemoration of NATO’s military intervention against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (the FRY) in March−June 1999 once again opened the question of the Western foundation...

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Dalai Lama's arrival in Tawang: 65 years on, India-China ties remain complex...

Dalai Lama's arrival in Tawang: 65 years on, India-China ties remain complex...

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 01 April 2024

The Dalai Lama’s escape to Tawang in 1959 not only marked a significant turning point in India-China relations but also highlighted the enduring struggle for Tibetan autonomy amid shifting...

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Top 3 Trends in Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Innovations to...

Top 3 Trends in Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Innovations to...

By: Kiran Raju |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 March 2024

The swift evolution of drone technologies has brought forth a new era of innovation and convenience across sectors. The availability of advanced and affordable small unmanned aircraft systems...

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Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

Investigating ISIS involvement behind Crocus City Hall massacre

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 March 2024

March 22 has been a sad day for the Russians as well as nations and individuals with conscience throughout the world as a massive venue namely Crocus City Hall in the city of Krasnogorsk on the...

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Weapon of mass distraction: Is the West scapegoating Islamic State over...

Weapon of mass distraction: Is the West scapegoating Islamic State over...

By: Kanwal Sibal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 March 2024

ISIS claiming responsibility for the massacre doesn’t end matters, while Washington and Kiev’s reactions raise even more doubts It is baffling why the powers that be, instead of trying to...

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The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

The Impact of Sweden’s NATO Membership on European Security

By: Ravi Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 March 2024

The continued expansion of NATO has led to the alliance reaching almost thrice of its original self. Sweden as the latest member to add to the tally, is being seen as a prize catch by Brussels....

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Pakistan’s Polity and the ‘Serenity Prayer’

Pakistan’s Polity and the ‘Serenity Prayer’

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 March 2024

The serenity prayer implores God to give a supplicant the serenity to accept things that can’t be changed, the courage to change things that can be changed, and most importantly, the wisdom to...

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Pakistan’s Afghan refoulement: Phase 2

Pakistan’s Afghan refoulement: Phase 2

By: Aparna Rawal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 March 2024

As of 25th March 2024, Pakistan’s preparations have commenced to initiate the second phase of the repatriation of the Afghan refugees. Despite the ambiguity on the precise number of the...

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ISIS and AQIS continue to expand activities in Bangladesh

ISIS and AQIS continue to expand activities in Bangladesh

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 March 2024

Recently, two top-rung kingpins of Islamist jihadist outfit Islamic State (ISIS) were nabbed by law enforcement agencies in India after they entered the country with a notorious plot of sabotage...

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Powers fomenting Red Sea terror hold naval exercise to “Counter Terror”

Powers fomenting Red Sea terror hold naval exercise to “Counter Terror”

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 March 2024

Hindsight The war in the Middle East is escalating. Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023, resulted in Israel’s massive reaction in Gaza Strip. Some say that Israel is overdoing its act....

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The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World War II

The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World War II

By: Neeraj Mahajan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 March 2024

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are...

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Changing Contours of International Relations: Emerging Challenges and...

Changing Contours of International Relations: Emerging Challenges and...

By: Dr Sudhir Hindwan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 March 2024

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, spreading tentacles of  trans-national terrorism  and predatory assertiveness of Chinese across the globe have created serious problems for...

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India, Georgia and Armenia: Past Closeness and Present Geopolitics 

India, Georgia and Armenia: Past Closeness and Present Geopolitics 

By: Arunansh B. Goswami |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 March 2024

Indo-Armenian Prince of Georgia  In the Southern part of India is located the city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras, and here in the Armenian cemetery is interred a millionaire merchant who...

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China Flexes Muscles in World Oceans: India Must Build Overseas Naval Bases...

China Flexes Muscles in World Oceans: India Must Build Overseas Naval Bases...

By: Rahul Dev |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 March 2024

In 1794 CE after the invasion of Corsica, when the port was overtook by the British Navy, the disruption of Europe started. Corsica was the motherland of Napoleon Bonaparte and was the crux of the...

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Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy: Decoding a Decade of PM...

Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy: Decoding a Decade of PM...

By: Kanwal Sibal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 March 2024

India’s foreign policy, as of other countries, is determined by certain permanent factors, for instance, its size, resources, geographical location and its neighbourhood. Other factors are its...

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Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 March 2024

Introduction Economic liberalization came in the defence manufacturing sector in 2001, 10 years after India decided to be a free market economy. The policy mosaic included 100% participation of...

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