• 01 February, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security

Russia Ukraine war

Shahed-136: Challenging the Air Defence Systems

Iran has denied selling drones to Russia, but images making the rounds on social media confirm that Russian forces have attacked Ukrainian cities using Shahed-136 suicide drones made in Iran.…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Using Winter as A Weapon of War

The Russian-Ukraine Conflict (RUC) has completed nine months and heads into its tenth month. The Ukrainian Army is on the offensive, but Ukraine still has a long way to go…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

Eurasia Flare Up – Russian Distraction Or a Lurking World War ?

History has taught us that the nation which cannot manage its resources is bound to fail. The number of countries which are presently at logger heads with each other across…

By Levina

The Ukraine War: From Here to Where?

The dynamics of war will always remain unpredictable. In February 2022 the reputed Russian war machine was expected to flatten all resistance of the Ukrainians in a matter of days.…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

NATO’s Madrid Summit and the Potential Expansion to Include Finland and Sweden

With war in Eastern Europe, and one involving Russia, could a NATO summit be far behind. Ever since 1991 when the Soviet Union finally broke up and NATO rejoiced in…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Lessons From Ukraine

Omar Khayyam wrote: Yes, the first morning of creation wrote what the last dawn of reckoning shall read. However, in the present case the tragedy is unfolding sans a script.…

By K P Fabian

The Significance of India’s Continued Presence at G7 Summits

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and the economic havoc it has wreaked on the world, everyone's concern is about stability, to return to a situation of normalcy and…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

India and United Nations – Role in Peaceful Conflict Resolution of the Russia-Ukraine War  

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we can attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make…

By Lt Gen (Dr) SK Gadeock

The Air War in Ukraine – Complexities and Challenges

As the Ukraine conflict enters 112th day, the global attention continues to be focused on the conflict between the two largest nations of Europe, Russia and Ukraine. Russia is moving…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

A Hundred Days of Shocks and Surprises

The hundred days of a devastating war in Ukraine have proved once again that nothing is predictable in war, even in a David and Goliath kind of confrontation. In a…

By TP Sreenivasan

Xi’s Re-election: Opportunity For World, Curse For China

China is gearing up for the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party to be held later this year. According to the consensus view, President Xi Jinping’s historic bid…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Changing Contours of Germany-China Relations

There is much attention currently focused on Germany's changing policy towards Russia. This includes the energy-security matrix. A review of the German defence policy is also underway. While these are…

By Gurjit Singh