• 05 February, 2023
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How the Practice of Illegal Terror Financial Networks Functions in a Proxy War Zone?

Three fascinating events relating to counter terrorism took place in quick succession over the last eight weeks. First was the meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) which took…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Teenage Terrorists of PLA in Manipur and the China Angle

Teenagers in Manipur are on the edge of a precipice ready to be pushed into a very frightening abyss. The proscribed terrorist groups like PLA are now following a strategy…

By Levina

Militaries of Pakistan & China agree to step up defence and anti-terrorism cooperation amidst ‘challenging times’

Islamabad/Beijing, Jun 13 (PTI) China and Pakistan have agreed to step up their defence and counter-terrorism cooperation amidst "challenging times", as Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa held wide-ranging…

Is Pakistan Losing its Footing in Afghanistan?

Pakistan and Afghanistan’s relationship has been hitting stalemates in recent times, this comes at the junction of ramped-up attacks across the Durand Line on both sides. Ever since the fall…

By Siddhant Kishore

6th Edition of Indo France Joint Military Exercise“EX SHAKTI 2021” Culminates in France

6th Edition of biennial Indo - France military exercise “Ex SHAKTI- 2021” culminated on 25 November 2021 after twelve days of intense joint military training, exhibiting their combat power and dominance…

Kashmir : The Negative Spiral Returns

There are certain characteristics in insurgencies or terror campaigns, and the counter operations undertaken to neutralize them, especially in the Indian context. The belief emanating from my Counter Insurgency and…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

6th Edition of Indo France Joint Military Exercise “EX SHAKTI 2021” to Commence From 15 November 2021

India and France carry out three biennial training exercises namely, Exercise GARUDA with Indian Airforce, Exercise VARUNA with Indian Navy and Exercise SHAKTI with Indian Army. The 6th Edition of the biennial training…

Contextualizing The Poonch Operations : Time Delay in Completion is Inevitable

The recent operations against terrorist presence in the Bhata Dhurian forest area north of the Rajouri – Surankote road in the Poonch sector, began on 11 October 2021. It almost…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Migrant Workers on Hit List – Silent Majority of Kashmir Needs to Speak Out

Apart from the beautiful landscapes, endowed with heavenly mountains and hills, springs, mesmerizing water bodies and conflict, the valley of Kashmir is known for its hospitality across the globe.  The…

By Mudasir Dar

Pentagon chief tells French counterpart U.S. supports Sahel mission

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - France has Washington's continued support for counter terrorism efforts in Africa's Sahel region, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told his French counterpart in a phone call on…

Kabul Fiasco Adds Poignancy to 9/11 Anniversary

"Two steel birds will fall from the sky on the Metropolis / The sky will burn at forty-five degrees latitude / Fire approaches the great new city / Immediately a…

By TP Sreenivasan

Closing Ceremony Indo-Kazhakstan Joint Taining Exercise KAZIND – 21

The 5th edition of Indo-Kazakhstan Joint Training Exercise, EXERCISE KAZIND-21 culminated today at Training Node Aisha Bibi, Kazakhstan after  12 days of mutual learning. In the Joint Exercise which began on…