• 23 May, 2024
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Cold War 2.0 : India – An Inescapable Bet For The USA

Backdrop India-U.S. "Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership" has become one of the most significant partnerships in the 21st Century in light of the ongoing ‘Cold War 2.0’ between the US and…

By Maj Gen (Dr) S B Asthana (Retd)

Indo-Pacific : Scramble For Dominance And Role Of Air Power

In the New World Order, Indo-Pacific is emerging as a strategically integrated arena of competition and cooperation. The rise of China; beyond the South China Sea, across the Indian and…

By Air Cmde SP Singh (Retd)

Security Of Indo Pacific Region: Expanding Role Of France

The Indo-Pacific region is inhabited by 1.5 million French population especially concentrated in the Indian Ocean territories of La Re̍union and Mayotte islands and the French Polynesia and New Caledonia…

By Col Deepak Kumar

A War With China – Is India Prepared?

Col Grant Newsham’s new book “When China Attacks: A Warning to America,” is a wake-up call for the United States. The book argues that the dispute between the US and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

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)

Sino-Indian War: Are We Prepared?

As they say ‘War’ is never a solution to a problem as it is a barbaric activity which only results in loss of lives and property/land. Both the parties persecuting…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

Chinese Port In Myanmar – Threat To India

China has found the shortest possible entry into Indian Ocean to circumvent the traps laid by QUAD. India’s eastern belligerent neighbour China has expedited its work in the Kyaukpyu dual…

By Levina

Chinese Navy’s Advancements: Challenge Or Opportunity For India

The Chinese digital news outlet ‘The Paper’, recently published details of China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s display of a large number of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), unmanned surface vessels (USVs), and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Rising Rivalry in the Indian Ocean

As two major emerging powers, India and China are maritime-oriented nation-states. New Delhi and Beijing have a unique set of vested interests in the Indian Ocean region (IOR). Geostrategic supremacy…

By Jay Maniyar

Tightening the Noose Around Chinese Ships: India’s Coastal Surveillance System & SAGAR Policy

Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina was in India recently. The visit helped fructify many projects, especially one that India had been executing since 2019-- Coastal Surveillance System (CSS). India nudged Bangladesh…

By Levina

Pakistan Navy – A Navy That is Detached from Reality

Today, 08 September, is Pakistan Navy Day.  After decades of being in service, why is Pakistan Navy, today finding itself in a fix? Pakistan Navy has acquired two and is…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

President of Maldives Calls H.E. Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on the President of India

The President of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Solih called on the President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Welcoming President Solih at Rashtrapati…