• 26 November, 2022
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Is “Nuclear-Attack Threat” an Effective Weapon?

Vladimir Putin and many other Russian officials, politicians, and pro-Russia analysts have repeatedly threatened to use nuclear weapons since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war. Particularly following the commencement of…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

New Pakistan Army Chief – Mystery Deepens

Pakistan and whole world are waiting for nomination of the next Army Chief. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is due to retire after his extended tenure of six years on 28…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

The Strategic Ladakh Range

Something extraordinary happened south of Pangong Tso (lake) in the night of August 29, 2020; the ‘Special Frontier Force’ (SFF), also known as Establishment 22 or Vikas Regiment occupied the…

By Claude Arpi

Deciphering Military Signals Emanating from China’s 20th Party Congress

There has been the usual high symbolism and loaded political rhetoric of Chinese leadership that was witnessed during the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Comrade Xi Jinping’s…

By Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav (Retd)

Where is the Henderson-Brooks-Bhagat Report?

Sixty years ago, traumatic events took place on the Northern borders of India; undoubtedly, the Sino-Indian conflict in October/November 1962 is an episode which marked the Indian psyche. Though many…

By Claude Arpi

Emerging Challenges on Western Front

Western Command, the pivotal command on Western front celebrated, platinum jubilee, on 15 September.  It is opportune time to look beyond nostalgia and ceremonials, to take stock of operational dynamics…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

Rocket-Missile Force: An Inescapable Indian Necessity

Every nation has to be future ready for impending conflicts. This is more pertinent in case of India where probability of conflict remains pretty high with two adversarial neighbours –…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

A New Narrative for 1962

During the coming weeks, via its media, China is going to reiterate Beijing’s narrative of the 1962 border conflict with India. Already Zhang Xiaokang, the daughter of Gen Zhang Guohua,…

By Claude Arpi

Confidence Building Measures in Conflict Regions: A Prognosis of the Indian Sub-continent

India today has one-sixth of the world's humanity, and its people aspire for a prosperous and safe future in which they can pursue their dreams without fear. To achieve this,…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

Resolving Siachen Dispute Amid LAC Standoff with China

India and Pakistan got independence in August 1947 in compliance with Independence Act 1947 passed in UK Parliament on 18 July 1947. The terms and conditions set forth for integration…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

Nuclear Weapons: Destruction, Deterrence, Hoax or an Imaginary Cocktail

The two deadly dates of 06 Aug 1945 and 09 Aug 1945 witnessed the first use of nuclear weapons by USA over the two cities of Japan, Hiroshima and Nagasaki…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

Pakistani Army Colonel Shot Dead in Baluchistan – Ominous Signs?

There’s a war on that nobody has noticed. Or cares to report on, even in India. In Pakistan, it’s been wiped off mainstream media, sometimes due to fear, but mostly…

By Dr Tara Kartha