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“The answer to terrorists cannot have any rules”: EAM Jaishankar reaffirms muscular response to cross-border terrorism

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): After a report in the leading British daily The Guardian claimed that the country's external espionage agency R&AW took out wanted terrorists deep inside…

Terrorism in J&K: Shifting Across Pir Panjal

The formidable Pir Panjal range, the transient home of nomadic shepherds of Gujjars and Bakarwal tribes, slices Jammu and Kashmir into two distinct areas. In the first few decades of…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

Hamas is Holy in Kerala?

Recently, well known diplomat turned politician Dr Shashi Tharoor learnt the hard way that Hamas is ‘holy’ in Kerala. On October 26, in a rally organised by Indian Union Muslim…

By Colonel S Dinny (Retd)

J&K’S TACTICAL BATTLES: MISNOMERS AND NUANCES IN THE CURRENT TIMES : PART 1

The Kokernag encounter received considerable attention in the media. Social circles in various towns and cities I have recently visited were also discussing it, especially if they happen to have…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Punjab – Seeking Way Forward In Simmering Crisis

Introduction Role models like Rishi Sunak, PM of the UK, and Ajay Banga, recently appointed President of World Bank, bolster Punjab’s image, giving it a larger-than-life narrative. The community is…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

G20 In Srinagar : Threats And Opportunities

With two days left for the G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in Srinagar on May 22-24, 2023, national and international focus on this unusual event is becoming rife. There are…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Peaceful Pakistan: A Utopian Vision?

Pakistan's recurring political crises can be traced back to its inability to fortify democratic institutions and build a robust state-society relationship since its independence. The present political conundrum is the…

By Mudasir Dar

Bilawal Bhutto’s BBC Interview: Pre SCO CFM Meeting

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, international security and defence organisation. It includes India, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Pakistan. India is hosting the…

The Poonch Terrorist Attack Has Big Strategic Implications

On 20 April 2023 a convoy of vehicles of the Army was targeted by terrorists between Bhimbar Gali and Poonch in the Jammu region. One Army 2.5-ton truck was struck…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Terrorism in Africa: A Threat to World Peace and Security

Terrorism is the biggest threat to world peace and security, and Africa is now facing this threat. Africa has been tormented by terrorism, with various terrorist organisations accomplishing their terror…

Faux Pas In Punjab

History, as Karl Marx said, “repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce”. What we witnessed in the 1980s was a tragedy when, as has been rightly said, there was…

By Prakash Singh

QUAD And The Counter-Terrorism Measures

By Colonel B S Nagial (Retd) Since its formation in 2007, QUAD has been in the news for numerous reasons. Initially, this was perceived as anti-China, but QUAD member countries denied…