• 03 March, 2024
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INDIA’S MILITARY DIPLOMACY TAKES WINGS

India is at centre stage of the world as it grows to become the fifth largest economy. In every country’s history there comes a time of reckoning when it gets…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

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)

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

India Needs Large Aircraft Carriers

The recent public statement by the serving Naval chief that the navy hopes to place a repeat order on Cochin Shipyard for another Vikrant class is only partly encouraging. Partly…

By Rear Admiral K Raja Menon (Retd)

Searching for Congruity: Indo-US Defence Cooperation

Let me start on a personal note. In 2008, I led a Brigade to participate in the US-India Yudh Abhyas exercise in Hawaii. In the first formal meeting with the…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

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)

The Chinese Intransience During Foreign Ministers’ Meet At Goa SCO Summit

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in September 2022 at Samarkand, Uzbekistan resulted in China accepting withdrawal from Gorga-Hot Spring Area (PP-15) on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (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

Russia and China Relation – Old Friends New Horizon

As Chinese president Xi Jinping who is believed to be much more comfortable staying at home has gone on his first official visit after being elected to a third term…

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)