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Israel withdraws all ground troops from southern Gaza Strip after four-months of fighting

Tel Aviv [Israel], April 7 (ANI): The Israel Defence Forces have withdrawn all ground troops from the southern Gaza Strip after a long four-month fight in the Khan Younis area,…

US blocks over a dozen ships for facilitating illicit trade in support of Iran’s military

Washington, DC [US], April 5 (ANI): The United States on Thursday designated one entity and identified 13 associated vessels as blocked property for facilitating illicit trade in support of Iran's…

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)

AUSTIN’S VISIT TO ISRAEL : ADVICE ON TRANSFORMING THE WAR IS SANE AND SAGE LIKE

When a man as experienced as Lloyd Austin talks about war and its strategic linkages the world needs to perk up and take note. Austin is not a political US…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

THE CEASEFIRE IN GAZA : WHO IS LIKELY TO BENEFIT?

Customarily, ceasefire in intense conventional operations is rare. The party undertaking the offensive could hardly be keen to cause a break in the tempo of operations, where the time in…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

J&K’S TACTICAL BATTLES: MISNOMERS AND NUANCES IN THE CURRENT TIMES PART 2 CAN THE HAMAS MODEL BE REPLICATED FOR CONFLICT RENEWAL

This is an article in continuation of the author’s Part 1 published in Chanakya Forum on 22 Sep 2023 A bold decision on 5th August 2019 removed J&K from the…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

USE OF AIR POWER IN GAZA

On October 7, 2023, the Islamic Resistance Movement (better known by its Arabic-derived acronym, Hamas) launched a multifaceted surprise attack on Israel that has killed more than 1000 Israelis and injured at least 2,500…

By Air Cmde SP Singh (Retd)

CAN PAKISTAN AND ITS PROXIES DO A HAMAS-LIKE OPERATION IN INDIA?

For many years there have been comparisons between the situations in West Asia in terms of the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the proxy war existing in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). Both…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

ISRAEL PALESTINIAN WAR : ANOTHER CONFLICT ZONE IN FLAMES

My first ever geopolitical study in life was in Jun 1967, at the beginning of the Six Day War. I requested my history teacher to explain to us all what…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Middle East in Ferment

Middle East in Ferment: The Unsolvable Israel-Palestine Dispute   Much is known of the Israel-Palestine Conflict of today due to the comprehensive media coverage; yet when people wish to know…