Small Wars are National Wars: Need Potent Force to Secure India from Threat Within

Brig Narender Kumar

Sun Tzu said, “Great results can be achieved with small forces provided those leading them are skilled at war.” It becomes easy for a “small and skilled to fight big and leaderless crowd.” Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is expanding at a rapid

Leftwing Extremism, National Security and Strategic Studies

अन्त्योदय की कसौटी पर सरकार के तीन वर्ष

Shiwanand Dwivedi

भाजपानीत केंद्र सरकार के तीन वर्ष पूरे हो चुके हैं. आज से ठीक तीन वर्ष पूर्व 26 मई 2014 को प्रधानमंत्

Governance and Political Studies

70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership (VIF-RIAC Joint Paper)

(VIF-RIAC Joint Paper)

India had an enduring friendship with the Soviet Union during much of the Cold War. The two countries built a strong strategic, military, economic and diplomatic relations that culminated in the Indo-Soviet Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperatio

International Relations and Diplomacy

KPS Gill: Tribute to a Supercop

Prakash Singh (Member, VIF Advisory Board)

Kanwar Pal Singh Gill has been hailed as one of the most successful fighters against terrorism. He vanquished what was one of the most lethal and one of the most devastating terrorist movements in the history of the world. He has also been criticized

Terrorism, National Security and Strategic Studies

Revision of Japanese Constitution: The Article 9 Dilemma

Prerna Gandhi, Research Associate, VIF

“Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international dispute

International Relations and Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific

Pathetic Plight of India’s Opposition Ranks

Rajesh Singh
Policies & Perspectives

चीन रूपी ईस्ट इंडिया कंपनी का पाकिस्तान में प्रवेश

कर्नल शिवदान सिंह

लम्बे समय से कूटनैतिक विचार विमर्श के बाद चीन और पाकिस्तान ने दोनों के बीच बनने वाले आर्थिक गलि

Neighbourhood Studies, Pakistan, Hindi

Towards a New Defence Procurement Organisation: Some Points for Consideration

Lt Gen (Dr) V K Saxena (Retd), PVSM,AVSM,VSM

Abstract The Times of India reported on 15 May 17 that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is considering of putting in place a new Defence Procurement Organisation (DPO) to streamline the mega arms acquisitions, as well as to lever

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

The Crisis facing the Buddhist World

Senaka Weeraratna

The Buddhist World lacks an effective mechanism to help save a Buddhist Nation in Danger Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The crisis facing the Buddhist world is neither a decline in religious conviction nor an apprehension

Historical and Civilisational Studies