• 30 June, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.


‘Counter-Adversary’ Radars- A Profile

While military radars have multifarious designs, roles and uses, most radars are designed for a specific function- whether that be surveillance/ target acquisition, weapon location, meteorological, or Counter - Unmanned…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

The Significance of India’s Continued Presence at G7 Summits

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and the economic havoc it has wreaked on the world, everyone's concern is about stability, to return to a situation of normalcy and…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

India and United Nations – Role in Peaceful Conflict Resolution of the Russia-Ukraine War  

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we can attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make…

By Lt Gen (Dr) SK Gadeock

China’s New Aircraft Carrier Fujian: Hit or Miss

While the United States was wrapping up its Valiant Shield 2022 exercise on 17 June, China launched its third aircraft carrier with all the fanfare. The launch was postponed twice…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Pakistan’s Likely Reprieve from FATF: What Next?

Pakistan, suffering from its longest spell in the Grey List of the FATF (Financial Action Task Force), can finally hope to get out of it which is partially responsible for…

By JK Tripathi

Double Standards with Chinese Characteristics

June 15 is a special day in the Middle Kingdom; it is the birthday of the Secretary General of the Communist Party of China. In 2020, probably wanting to please…

By Claude Arpi

Controversial Remarks on Prophet Mohammed: External Dimensions of its Fall Out

The controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammed made by Nupur Sharma, the official spokesperson of the ruling party (BJP) and by Naveen Kumar Jindal, the BJP’s media head of Delhi Unit,…

By Achal Malhotra

The Battle Of Hydaspes: Was It Ancient India’s Rubicon

GREAT BATTLES THAT SHAPED HISTORY Geography has always been central to planning and conduct of battle. Indeed, ancient and even modern wars have been fought astride natural features or obstacles,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

I2U2 Partnership – From Hormuz, Bab Al Mandab, Suez & IOR Perspective

Western QUAD finally got a name—I2U2, which stands for Israel, India, UAE and USA. The genesis of this group took place in middle east to harness the maritime traffic of…

By Levina

The Air War in Ukraine – Complexities and Challenges

As the Ukraine conflict enters 112th day, the global attention continues to be focused on the conflict between the two largest nations of Europe, Russia and Ukraine. Russia is moving…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)


“Vajrayudha, also known as Vajra, is Lord Indra’s personal weapon that shoots thunderbolts. The word’s literal meaning is lightning.” A testimony to India’s self-reliance in the Defence Sector and progress…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Ukraine Conflict : No Rules for POWs

Bradford (UK), Jun 12 (The Conversation). As in any war between two sovereign countries, the Ukraine conflict has resulted in thousands of soldiers on both sides being taken captive. Both…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum