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A very analytical and balanced article on the India–Iran-Israel triangular relationship. Vice Admiral Bharathan has cogently defined the geo-political context with an empirical analysis of the stakes involved for each stakeholder. In effect, whatever path India chooses would be irrelevant in the background of this simmering volcano of visceral distrust […]
A very useful article on the employment of UAVs in anti-Naxal operations. In the forested environment of Naxal affected area, the mini and small UAVs will be restricted in operation due to forests and foliage. Pure EO sensors will have severe limitations. IR sensors will be essential. Also foliage penetration […]
The India–Israel Strategic partnership has been of tremendous value to India in terms of Military technology transfers and Intelligence cooperation against Jihadi terrorism. The relationship has been strengthened by the presence of 70,000 Indian Jews in Israel and frequent visits by the youth of Israel who are fascinated by India. […]
The Israeli armed forces – especially their Air Force are universally admired for their dedication, professionalism and innovative approach. Some Israeli operations – especially the destruction of the Arab Air Forces in the six day Arab-Israeli war in 1967, have become benchmarks of professional excellence. There is much to learn […]
The Maoist movement currently involves 232 districts which work out to about 37 per cent of the Indian population. Out of 232 districts which have been affected by the problem, about a total of 45 districts are seriously affected. The government of India banned the CPI (Maoist) under the Unlawful […]
In a sign of improved security in Somalia, African Union (AU) troops will return Mogadishu Stadium, the most abused sports facility in a region with a history of battered stadiums, to the Somali Football Federation (SFF).
No review of the Maoist insurgency in India can ever be complete without an analysis of the impact of the Maoist movement in Nepal. Did India score a self-goal by supporting the Maoists in Nepal? Time alone will fully answer that question. The writer provides a very critical Nepali perspective […]
This weekend’s arrest in France of a former Portsmouth FC youth center back on suspicion of being a violent jihadist highlights opportunities the beautiful game offers militant Islamists.
The anti-American protests spreading across the Middle East and North Africa may be fuelled by an obscure anti-Muslim American film but are really about domestic score settling and political maneuvering.
Moskaus transatlantische Beziehungen werden von Dissonanzen, Spannungen und Konfrontation bestimmt. In Asien bieten sich Russland neue Perspektiven – für Energieexporte und geopolitischen Einfluss. Auch Amerikas militärische Präsenz veranlasst Moskau zu einem verstärkten Engagement in Asien-Pazifik.
Synopsis The rise of Islamist forces in the complicated post-revolt transition in the Middle East and North Africa may have an impact on post-Soviet states in Central Asia, that are still struggling with transition to democracy or have yet to experience popular revolts.
Synopsis The push for change in the Middle East and North Africa, dominated by the bloody civil war in Syria, has morphed from mass anti-government protests in the capitals into a wave of smaller, political and socio-economic protests often in the outlying towns, that could lead to a second round […]
Synopsis The insurgency against the Syrian regime has sparked moves to create an autonomous Kurdish region in Syria, raised fears of the PKK using that region as a springboard for attacks against Turkey, and revived debate about long-standing Turkish rejection of Kurdish nationalism.long Turkish rejection dish nationalism.
Synopsis The international community’s inability to end the bloodshed in Syria contributes not only to a hardening of ethnic and sectarian battle lines in that war-torn country, but also to the exacerbation of fault lines in Turkey.
Synopsis Russian support of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s crackdown on anti-government insurgents bodes ill for Moscow’s ability to prevent chaos and anarchy in Syria and risks wider conflict in the Fertile Crescent and beyond.
Die NATO hat auf ihrem Chicago-Gipfel nicht gesagt, welche Konsequenzen sie aus den drastischen Kürzungen im US-Verteidigungshaushalt und aus der Verschiebung der amerikanischen strategischen Prioritäten in Richtung Pazifik ziehen will. Selbst bei dramatisch nachlassenden Verteidigungsanstrengungen Amerikas soll die Qualität und Quantität der pazifischen US-Präsenz keinesfalls gemindert werden. Im Gegenteil.