• 21 February, 2024
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Jousting for Strategic Space: India & China in Maldives

The Maldives is an archipelago of 1192 islands spread over 90,000 square kms in the Indian Ocean. Located just above the equator, it is barely 70 miles from Minicoy Islands…

By Maj Gen Mandip Singh (Retd)

THE INCREASING TREND OF ‘NEAR WARS’ AND THEIR IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Even as full-blown wars such as the ones between Russia and Ukraine, and between Israel and Hamas, rage without decisive results, there are many situations around the world which remain…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

The IAF’s Transformation into the Indian Air and Space Force

The recently initiated renaming of the Indian Air Force to Indian Air and Space Force has drawn attention from many quarters. It is exactly a decade ago that one of…

By Air Marshal (Dr) Diptendu Choudhury (Retd) PVSM, AVSM, VM, VSM

THE INDIAN ARMED FORCES IN MALDIVES: STORM IN A TEACUP

Nations deploy personnel from their armed forces in different neighbouring countries mostly for security and good will, that is if the politico-diplomatic relationship is cordial or something even better. Receiving…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

CHINESE GYRFALCON IN PAK SKIES

According to reports published in the media, General Zaheer Ahmed Babar, the Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Air Force, has disclosed the recent acquisition plans of the Pakistan Air…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Red Sea Crisis: How Has It Impacted India

Today it is household news that how on the eve of 5th January 2024, the Indian Navy’s Marine Commandos (MARCOs) rescued 21 crew members of the merchant ship MV Lila…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

International Community Wake Up: Balochistan Cries For Help

Martin Luther king once rightly said, “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” Balochistan, a…

By Mudasir Dar

IS IT TIME TO WEAPONISE THE QUAD ?

The May 2020 forward deployment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by the PLA in Eastern Ladakh is China’s ‘HIMALAYAN BLUNDER’ of immense Geopolitical and Geostrategic dimensions which will…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)

Taiwan: China’s Achilles Heel

By enacting a national security law in 2020, China swiftly took away Hong Kong from the overreach of the Western powers. It was a rude awakening. While China didn’t keep…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

INDIA’s PREPAREDNESS FOR DRONE WARFARE

Drone is an umbrella term used to refer to an aircraft that is operated without a human pilot on board. Drones can be remotely controlled by human operators or can…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

REVAMPING INDIAN ARTILLERY

The gunners in India recently celebrated their Corps Day on September 28, 2023. as it was this very date way back in 1827 when the first artillery unit was raised…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

THE WORLD ON AN EDGE

Geopolitics is entering one of its most eventful, perhaps dangerous decades, ever. A tense world is growing increasingly rivalrous. The intensifying Sino-American contest could well boil over. If 2014 saw…

By Lt Gen Raj Shukla