• 26 March, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security


The Unreliable Russia-China Bond

The Chinese premier Xi Jinping’s meeting with the Russian President Putin few days ago, created a pandemonium across the globe. They have both been pillars of support for each other…

By Levina

Artificial Intelligence In Military Systems: India Needs To Bridge The Technological Asymmetry

Swarms of robots with the ability to kill humans are no longer only the stuff of science fiction movies like the Terminator but an ‘in your face’ reality today. Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems…

By Col Deepak Kumar

Faux Pas In Punjab

History, as Karl Marx said, “repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce”. What we witnessed in the 1980s was a tragedy when, as has been rightly said, there was…

By Prakash Singh

A Line Divided: The Frayed Edges Will Remain

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released its Annual Report 2021-22 on March 13. The report notes: "Since April-May 2020, the Chinese side undertook several attempts to unilaterally alter the…

By Lt Gen D S Hooda (Retd)

‘Armed Co-Existence’ Redux: Analysing The Cost For China

When the Chinese decided to plan a ‘counterattack’ against India in 1962, the biggest hurdle faced by the PLA was the problem of mobilisation for a “People’s war”. Accustomed to…

By Maj Gen Mandip Singh (Retd)

Grey Zone Warfare – Need for Inoculating India

“It is not a matter of what is true that counts, but a matter of what is perceived to be true.”                                                                            ― Henry Kissinger The sense of justice, equality…

By Pavithran Rajan

India’s G 20 Presidency : Lessons From The Past And Opportunities For Future

“As we meet together in India at the end of 1983, representing a quarter of the world’s people from every continent and many regions, we have shared both our concerns…

By Col Arun P Agarwal

India’s Lithium Resource: A Perspective

Global economy has been dealt tandem blows by the Pandemic and Ukraine crisis. The world is now in the grip of a major fuel, food and fertilizer crisis, rising interest…

By Lt Gen CA Krishnan (Retd)

The Quad Foreign Ministers Meeting- Key Takeaways

With Japan and India being Chair of G-7 and G-20 respectively during this year, the Quad Foreign Ministers meeting in Delhi had aimed to signal broader geopolitical coherence among the…

By Commodore Abhay Kumar Singh (Retd)

One Year Into The Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Many Questions And Few Lessons

“We will not fight a war against Russia in Ukraine. Direct conflict between NATO and Russia is World War III, something we must strive to prevent.” President Joe Biden Russia…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Managing Democracy In Pakistan: An Enduring Experiment by the Establishment

Ploy for an Early Poll On 01 March 2023, a five-member bench of Pakistan’s Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial gave a split 3-2 ruling for conducting…

By Vivek Verma

Jet Pack Suits: Indian Army Soldier Goes Hi-Tech

The futuristic Indian Infantry soldiers wearing Jet-Suits could soon be seen patrolling along the borders with China and Pakistan. The Special Forces troopers with strapped-on gas turbine jet packs would…

By Col Danvir Singh (Retd)