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Pakistan Finally ends the Ordeal of a Sham Election

Pakistan Finally ends the Ordeal of a Sham Election

By: Ravi Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 February 2024

The culmination of Pakistan’s national election marks the beginning of immense volatility. Competing claims of election win has led to Pakistan paying even higher cost in loss of international...

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Two State Solution

Two State Solution

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 February 2024

As the war in Gaza enters 125th day claiming over 1400 Israelis and 27,500 Palestinians (unconfirmed), 22nd January 2024 was the deadliest with 24 Israeli soldiers being killed in action. In the...

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DRDO carries out successful flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial...

DRDO carries out successful flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 February 2024

Four flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) – ABHYAS were successfully carried out by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range,...

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Growth, Human Development & Defence: Budget 2024-25

Growth, Human Development & Defence: Budget 2024-25

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 February 2024

Introduction While the interim budget of Nirmala has to be complimented for its continued focus on infrastructure investment and the will to contain fiscal deficit, its surprising lack of mention...

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Iran cannot hold Asian countries hostage to its anti-Israel obsession

Iran cannot hold Asian countries hostage to its anti-Israel obsession

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 February 2024

Commentators wonder why President Biden has not reacted to the killing of three American soldiers as a result of a Houthi missile attack in Jordan. (He has done so since). Is it because he says...

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China and the Question of Tibet

China and the Question of Tibet

By: Aparna Rawal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2024

Since China’s invasion of Tibet in 1951, Beijing’s propaganda machinery has been striving to maintain its precipitancy inproving the legitimacy of its claims on Tibet. In the process, China...

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Defence Budget 2024-2025: Well Balanced

Defence Budget 2024-2025: Well Balanced

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2024

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 allocated ₹6,21,540.85 crore for Defence in the FY 2024-25 which comes out to be 13.04 per cent of total budget. The defence budget is...

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Rethinking Deterrence in an age of International Anarchy

Rethinking Deterrence in an age of International Anarchy

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 February 2024

Nothing signified the current international anarchy more than the exchange of missiles and air attacks between Iran and Pakistan on 16th and 18 January 2024. Even a rag tag bunch like Houthi...

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The Concept of Just War and Outlines of the Just War Theory in IR

The Concept of Just War and Outlines of the Just War Theory in IR

By: Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirovic |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 February 2024

As a matter of historical fact, since human beings have been living in settled communities (villages, towns, cities), they have sought to protect themselves against different types of military...

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Will the historically shattered “holyland” ever have peace?

Will the historically shattered “holyland” ever have peace?

By: Prashant Sharma |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 February 2024

Israelis and Palestinians share a history marked by expulsions, killings, and divisions. Now, more than ever, it is crucial for both sides to actively seek ways to foster peace and create a sphere...

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Indian Ocean Rim Association Gaining Deeper Significance

Indian Ocean Rim Association Gaining Deeper Significance

By: Ravi Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 February 2024

The Indian Ocean is gaining greater importance due to multiple geopolitical developments and competing interests of regional and global powers. With the spike in unsettling actions like piracy...

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The Iran-Pakistan Spat

The Iran-Pakistan Spat

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 February 2024

On January 27, 2024, unidentified gunmen killed nine and wounded three Pakistanis in the Sirkan neighbourhood of Saravan city, Sistan-Baluchistan Province of Iran. These Pakistanis were said to be...

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France and India forge path towards a multipolar world

France and India forge path towards a multipolar world

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 January 2024

Former French President Charles de Gaulle once remarked, “Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination”. Today, these words echo louder than...

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Rejuvinating National Defence Academy

Rejuvinating National Defence Academy

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 January 2024

The National Defense Academy  (NDA in short) at Khadakwasla is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee this year. The Academy is justifiably proud of its achievement of last 70 years when it has given...

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Abdul Majid- Kashmir’s Brave Son of the Soil

Abdul Majid- Kashmir’s Brave Son of the Soil

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 January 2024

The impressive number of gallantry awards announced by the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day 2024 reflects the raw guts and phenomenal spirit of sacrifice that exists within the...

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Priority for Nirmala in the Interim Budget

Priority for Nirmala in the Interim Budget

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 January 2024

Introduction The macroeconomic inputs for a  budget are often blighted by growth variables like investment, manufacturing, digital infrastructure, and FDI inflow, without accounting for manifest...

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Hindu-hating anti-Ram Mandir jihadist-terrorist brands UK lawmakers as...

Hindu-hating anti-Ram Mandir jihadist-terrorist brands UK lawmakers as...

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 January 2024

A jihadist-terrorist asylum-seeker in the United Kingdom, who was earlier expelled from Hungary has recently made a notorious attempt of defaming the British lawmakers by publicly branding them as...

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India’s Longstanding Defense and Arms Relationship with Russia: Why India...

India’s Longstanding Defense and Arms Relationship with Russia: Why India...

By: Abhijit Sen  Ph.D |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 January 2024

A recent movie about an Indian soldier and his tank squadron during the Bangladesh war of 1971 has garnered much attention in India for depicting a key battle that eventually led to a victory in...

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Rolls-Royce inks agreement with Azad Engineering for making complex defence...

Rolls-Royce inks agreement with Azad Engineering for making complex defence...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 January 2024

Rolls-Royce has announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Azad Engineering to manufacture and supply complex components for defence aircraft engines. Through this strategic partnership,...

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China is preparing for ‘history warfare’ that India must counter

China is preparing for ‘history warfare’ that India must counter

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 28 January 2024

Through ‘history warfare’, Communist China will try to prove that it has always occupied the Tibetan plateau and that the border areas (whether Tibet or Xinjiang) have always been under Chinese...

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