Category Archives: Strategic

US Security Agencies are on Boiled Soup

  By: Dr. Sultan Ahmad (Author is former Professor, Chittagong University and East West University, Bangladesh)   Most of the time, whistle blowing is not a nice job. But when this  blowing is against…

The Blood Telegram: 1971 War

  Extracted from ‘The Blood Telegram: India’s Secret War in East Pakistan’ by Gary J Bass (Random House India)   On December 7, Lieutenant General AAK Niazi, the commander of…

Pak strategy: Deny India nuclear victory

  The guardians of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal are trained to keep secrets. Here are excerpts in two parts from a conjectural essay by Michael Krepon based on a limited public…

Daksh: Indigenous Bomb Slayer

A creation of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Daksh is an electrically powered and remotely controlled robot used for locating, handling and destroying hazardous objects safely. The primary function…

Japan’s Democratic Security Diamond and India

  Author: Mr. Shankar Dev Sino-Japanese conflicts having a longer history than Indian national congress, reached its zenith during the Second Sino-Japanese War(1937-45) – in sync with WW-II.  But in…

INS Vikrant: Defining Moment for Warship Construction

  It is a defining moment for warship construction in the country today when the first indigenous aircraft carrier is floated out of its building bay at the State-owned Cochin…

Arihant: India’s Nuclear Submarine

   In a major step towards completing its nuclear triad, India activated the atomic reactor on board the indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant, paving the way for its operational deployment…

Middle East Apocalypse 2.0

  Author: Apoorv Agarwal   The Syrian Civil War has stretched on for more than two years now. The bloodshed has only increased since the beginning of the protest and…

New Defence Procurement Policy (DPP-2013)

  Ministry of Defence has promulgated the Defence Procurement Procedure 2013 which aims to balance the competing requirements of expediting capital procurement, developing a robust indigenous defence sector and conforming…

India – US: Changing Scenarios

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Add on Facebook for more Updates)   The American invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq in the aftermath of 9/11 has increased the strategic significance of the Indian Ocean, eventually transforming the region into the centre…