Strategic Perspectives and Articles Published by Members

  • SIDING WITH PAKISTAN - TYPICAL BRITISH SPORT?

    By:  Lieutenant General PC Katoch, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SC (Retd)
    In a recent article titled ‘Pakistan’s Military Reaches Out to India’ on the website of a prominent British Think Tank, the author portrays that while Pakistani generals want to talk (to India), there is little response from India. As part of his co....

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  • US DUMPING IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS

    By:  Dr Roshan Khanijo
    With Mr. Donald Trump becoming the President of US, it was anticipated that the Iran Nuclear Deal would be the biggest casualty of his unfounded decisions. On 09 May 2018 that prophecy came true as he declared that US would be withdrawing from the Ir......

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  • DEFENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE: A STEP FORWARD FOR MILITARY CAPABILITY BUILDING

    By:  Brigadier Narender Kumar, SM, VSM (Retd)
    There is a need to determine what exactly is required from the armed forces, in changing regional and global security environment, when national interests are spread across the region and beyond. The big question is that have we developed capabilitie....

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  • CHINA’S CHANGING STRATEGY IN GREATER SOUTH CHINA SEA

    By:  Major General RPS Bhadauria , VSM (Retd)
    The overall situation in South China Sea ( SCS ) is calmer than was originally expected after the 2016 arbitration tribunal judgement, but the region, USA, and the rest of the world are watching four issues with particular interest : commercial and m......

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  • RUSSIA PROPOSES TO SELL 21 USED MIG-29S TO INDIA

    By:  Group Captain Sharad Tewari, VM (Retd)
    It is a well-known fact that the Indian Air Force (IAF) has been facing an acute shortage of combat aircraft. Despite being the fourth largest air force in the world , the falling strength of fighter squadrons (sqns) and delayed acquisition is dentin....

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  • US-CHINA TRADE WAR: ADVANTAGE INDIA?

    By:  Major General Rajiv Narayanan, AVSM, VSM (Retd)
    The first salvos have been fired by both, China and USA in the emerging trade war that many economists opine would shape the future ‘World Trade Order’ and reshape the entire global trading system. On 02 April 2018, the Trump administration hit China..

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