Strategic Perspectives and Articles Published by Members

  • PM IMRAN KHAN DUCKS RELIGIOUS BOUNCERS

    By:  Colonel Shaman Chodha
    Within the first 100 days of the formation of the new Government under PM Imran Khan two important incidents took place which indicated the strength of Islamist groups in Pakistan. These incidents reaffirmed the deep penetration of Islamist groups in..

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  • AFGHAN PEACE PROCESS: CHASING A MIRAGE

    By:  Mr Gaurav Kumar
    The year 2018 is a year of contradiction for Afghanistan, primarily for two momentous yet contrasting phenomena. First, the increase in the level of violence perpetuated by various insurgent groups; second, an attempt by the international community i..

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  • ON THE SIDE-LINES OF G20: INDIA-LAC

    By:  Cdr Subhasish Sarangi
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit at Buenos Aires (Argentina) on 30 November – 01 December 2018. The G20 is an international forum, founded in 1999, to promote global financial stability. Although the proceedings of the..

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  • INDIA-JAPAN BILATERAL: REFLECTIONS AFTER THE 13TH MEETING

    By:  Cdr Subhasish Sarangi
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Japan on 28-29 October 2018 for the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit. The outcome documents of the visit include a “Vision Statement” , “List of Announcements/Agreements Signed” and elaborate Fact Sheets on “India-Japan..

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  • CHINA LOOMS LARGE OVER AFRICA, INDIA NEEDS TO DO MORE

    By:  Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma
    India and China have competed for influence in Africa for decades. But in the last 10 years, New Delhi has been left far behind by Beijing's dramatic push, spearheaded by cheap loans, huge infrastructure projects and widespread investments in natural..

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  • THE KASHMIR VALLEY: IS THE DIE CAST?

    By:  Group Captain (Dr) Ganesh Krishnamoorthy
    When President’s rule was imposed in J&K on 20 Jun 2018, most J&K watchers as well as the people of the State would have felt that it was better that the BJP-PDP alliance had ended. It was obvious to all that both had different ideologies and differe....

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  • YOU CANNOT KILL AN IDEA BY THE GUN: REBIRTH OF INSURGENCY IN PUNJAB AND NORTH EASTERN STATES A POSSIBILITY

    By:  Brigadier Narender Kumar, SM, VSM (Retd)
    Insurgency and terrorism are driven by ideology. A State cannot kill an ideology with a gun, you can only come with a better ideology and let them explain it and see what the facts are. Insurgency in Sri Lanka may have been supressed by the power of the..

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