Articles in Geopolitics

By: admin | Date: 15 Jun , 2012

More

Nuclear and Missile Threat from China

Nuclear and Missile Threat from China

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD | Issue: Vol 23.3 Jul-Sep 2008 | Date: 14 Jun , 2012

Founded in 1966, the PLA’s dedicated missile force was named the Second Artillery Corps by former Premier Zhou En Lai. It has been an independent branch of the PLA since 1974 and controls the...

More

US offer calls for finesse

US offer calls for finesse

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2012

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta’s recent visit to India brings to the fore again the question of    the depth India should impart to India-US defence ties. Panetta has been explicit about...

More

India & SCO: Need for Caution

India & SCO: Need for Caution

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jun , 2012

India, like Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan, is presently an observer of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO), which has completed 10 years. Like Pakistan and Iran, it has sought full...

More

Islamabad’s Obsession with Ballistic Missiles

Islamabad’s Obsession with Ballistic Missiles

By: NK Pant | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 08 Jun , 2012

News reports from Pakistan heralding forthcoming test firing of nuclear capable surface-to-surface ‘Nasr’ missile which has a range of 180 km and boasts of high degree of accuracy signal the...

More

Naked Chinese and Black Indians

Naked Chinese and Black Indians

By: admin | Date: 07 Jun , 2012

More

The Afridi story is concocted: US

The Afridi story is concocted: US

By: admin | Date: 02 Jun , 2012

More

Communist Spies

Communist Spies

By: admin | Date: 02 Jun , 2012

More

Pak bigger terrorist threat than Iran

Pak bigger terrorist threat than Iran

By: Kanwal Sibal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2012

India-US relations have neither burgeoned as much as the enthusiasts may have wanted nor withered as much as the skeptics may have anticipated. The relationship is neither in an impasse nor is it...

More

Pakistan-US relations in a trough, but only for now

Pakistan-US relations in a trough, but only for now

By: Vikram Sood | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 May , 2012

Towards the end of his last State of the Union address on January 24 President Obama said “One of my proudest possessions is the flag that the Seal Team took with them on the mission to get Bin...

More

China's Palace in the Skies

China's Palace in the Skies

By: Air Commodore KB Menon | Issue: Vol. 27.1 -Mar 2012 | Date: 14 May , 2012

On September 29, 2011, China launched the Tiangong-1 unmanned module from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in North-West China. The unmanned module was launched by a Long March 2FT1 carrier...

More

PLA Daily: Never Expect to Take Away Half an Inch of China's Territory

PLA Daily: Never Expect to Take Away Half an Inch of China's Territory

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2012

On May 10, 2012, amid the heightened tensions between China and the Philippines over what is known as the Scarborough Shoal in English and Huangyan island in Chinese in the southeastern region of...

More

Strategic power play in Myanmar

Strategic power play in Myanmar

By: Col R Hariharan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 May , 2012

The US Secretary of State Ms Hilary Clinton’s recent visit to Myanmar, the first ever of its kind in the last five decades, is likely to be a turning point in the estranged relationship between...

More