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It’s Not the Job of the Quad, Keeping Chinese Tankers Safe !

In mature democracies, the relationship between the foreign service and the Navy is symbiotic, with each service wishing the best of health to the other. In India, the relationship started…

By Rear Admiral K Raja Menon (Retd)

Visit of H.E. Mr. Nikola Selaković, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia to India

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, H.E. Mr. Nikola Selaković, paid an official visit to India on 19-20 September 2021, as a special envoy of the President of Serbia.…

Taliban fire at protesters in Kabul – Video Report

Hundreds of men and women shouting slogans such as "Long live the resistance," and "Death to Pakistan" marched in the streets to protest against the Taliban and what they called…

Taliban claims victory in Panjshir, Resistance Forces says fight is on – Video Report

Video Report 1 Video on social media showed a group of Taliban members raising their flag outside the Panjshir provincial governor's compound, with one declaring, "The capital of the Panjshir…

Kin Terrorism – Islamic State’s Recruitment Game Plan in India

One of the many things Samuel Huntington spoke in his book, ‘Clash of Civilizations’ is, about how youth bulge in Muslim countries in the 21st century is somewhat directly proportional…

28th Edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise ‘SIMBEX’

The 28th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) was conducted from 02 to 04 Sep 21. The Indian Navy was represented by Guided Missile Destroyer INS Ranvijay with a…

Taliban special forces guarding Kabul Airport, commercial flights yet to resume

The Taliban has deployed special forces soldiers at the Kabul international airport to ensure safety and security following its takeover on Aug 31 after the last batch of U.S. troops…

Taliban militants unleash violence on Afghan women protesters

Many Afghan women protested for their rights in spite of Taliban warnings on September 03rd & 04th. The protests spread from Herat to Kabul and many other places. The Taliban…

The battle for Panjshir

The undated video seen by Reuters showed Humvees adorned with the Taliban flag on the mountaintops close to the village of Golbahar in Kapisa, on the border close to the…

Revamping The Defence Acquisition Process-A Revolution in Procurement Affairs ?

Revamping The Defence Acquisition Process-A Revolution in Procurement Affairs ? Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd) In order to invoke a paradigm shift in leviathan processes, change has to be risk-bearing and…

Quad-ASEAN Defence Exchanges On The Rise

Quad-ASEAN Defence Exchanges On The Rise Gurjit Singh The Malabar Quad exercise will take place in September of this year. For the second consecutive year all four Quad countries will…

Afghanistan of 2021 is Not the Afghanistan of 1996

Afghanistan of 2021 is not the Afghanistan of 1996  Major Sunil Shetty (Retd)  People, leaders & institutions and aspirations have rallied under one national Flag The last two weeks saw…