The Slow Pace of Defence Reforms

The Slow Pace of Defence Reforms
The Slow Pace of Defence Reforms

The Naresh Chandra Committee focused on the hollowness of the national security decision- making process

Despite the prolonged exposure that security policymakers have had in dealing with multifarious challenges, Indian defence planning has been retrospective instead of proactive. Decision making on salient national security issues has been marked

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SPY GAMES: Does The US Turn A Blind Eye To India's Nuclear Might?

SPY GAMES: Does The US Turn A Blind Eye To India's Nuclear Might?
SPY GAMES: Does The US Turn A Blind Eye To India's Nuclear Might?

As India-US military ties soar, a trove of newly-released documents reveal that Washington may have turned a blind eye to India’s nuclear-capable missiles. Some of the documents reveal that the NSA may have known about India’s nuclear-capable Sagarika and Dhanush missiles as early as 2004. The revelations published by The Intercept suggest that U.

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Does India Need Thermonuclear Weapons

Does India Need Thermonuclear Weapons
Does India Need Thermonuclear Weapons

by Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj
Credibility of the Deterrent

In the aftermath of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) testing a “thermonuclear” weapon on 3 September 2017, the focus upon that country’s nuclear capability has been on the yield of the said test. Estimates for the yield vary widely – between 50 kilotons and 250 kilotons – refle

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Testing Pakistan’s Conventional Response Below The Nuclear Threshold

Testing Pakistan’s Conventional Response Below The Nuclear Threshold
Testing Pakistan’s Conventional Response Below The Nuclear Threshold

by Rameshwar Roy

The Doklam issue stands resolved after a nearly 73-day standoff, at least for the time being. It has been a tremendous battle of nerves and resolve on part of the Indian Army’s to not only intervene in time, but hold on to their positions steadfastly and give adequate time until diplomatic parleys finally found a successful b

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India On The Mat At Geneva Human Rights Meet

India On The Mat At Geneva Human Rights Meet
India On The Mat At Geneva Human Rights Meet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein

Al Hussein has been in the news recently over his frank criticism of India, ranging from Delhi’s threat to deport its Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar where it is facing ethnic cleansing, to the “broader rise of intolerance” towards religious and other minorities as well as “w

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Can China And India Regain Their Brotherly Warmth?

Can China And India Regain Their Brotherly Warmth?
Can China And India Regain Their Brotherly Warmth?

Cary Huang says the shared experiences of the two Asian giants, once the basis for fraternal warmth, are being sorely tested now as they compete to be the true Asian power on the global stage

China and India have a lot in common, more than most others in the world. These Asian neighbours are the world’s two most populous countries, and both are a

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Raja Mandala: From Naysayer To Leader

Raja Mandala: From Naysayer To Leader
Raja Mandala: From Naysayer To Leader

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, centre, stands with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, left, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, at the Palace Hotel in New York on Monday

As old ideological divisions break down at the UN, Delhi must take the lead in promoting practical solutions to international challengesby C Raja MohanAs US
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