The Finest Chief for The Finest Army

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

Alexander the Great

Time to move on

Ever since the nomination of the now incumbent...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Defence

Pakistan’s War against India is not a Proxy War; it is War through Asymmetric Means Printer-friendly version

The Pakistan Army and the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) — known as the ‘deep state’ — have been waging a war against India through asymmetric means as part of their strategy of ‘bleeding India through a thousand cuts...

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सशस्त्र सेनाओं को राजनीति से दूर रखें!

भारत की सशस्त्र सेनाओं ने हमारे पश्चिमी पड़ोसी के खिलाफ चार युद्ध लड़े और जीते हैं, एक ऐसे पड़ोसी के खिलाफ, जहां देश के पास सेना नहीं है बल्कि सेना के पास देश है। इन स्पष्ट जीतों के बावजूद भारतीय सेना उस तरह राजनीति की शिकार कभी नहीं हुई है, जैसा...

National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi, Defence

Tactical Nuclear Weapons (TNW) in Current Indo-Pak Environment

Introduction

Nuclear weapons have been primarily categorised into Strategic and Non- strategic weapons. Strategic weapons have a longer range and higher yield. Non- strategic nuclear weapons conversely have a smaller range and lower...

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Keep The Armed Forces Out of Politics!

The Indian Armed Forces have fought and won four wars against our Western neighbor, a state where the country does not have an army but the Army has a country. Despite these obvious victories, the Indian Armed Forces have never fallen prey to the...

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Realizing the ‘Make Defence Equipment in India’ Dream by First Nurturing in-house Human Resources

Introduction

The Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 was unveiled by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in March this year incorporating most of the recommendations of the Committee of Experts (CoE) constituted by MoD for ‘Amendment...

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सातवां शियांगशान फोरम

अनौपचारिक बातचीत का दौर

सातवां ‘शियांगशान’ (शाब्दिक अर्थ है ‘खुशबू भरी पहाड़ियां’) सम्मेलन पेइचिंग के निकट शियांगशांग के हैदियान जिले में 10 से 12 अक्टूबर 2016 को आयोजित हुआ। शियांगशान फोरम को चाइना अकेडमी ऑफ मिलिटरी साइंस (सीएएमएस)...

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Air Defence: De-Mystifying Facts from Euphoria

Abstract

If there was one news that dominated the media space like no other in the recently concluded BRICS Summit on 15-16 Oct, it was the one on the signing of the contract between India and Russia for the purchase of five...

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The Seventh Xiangshan Forum

The Trend of Confabulations

The Seventh ‘Xiangshan’ (literal meaning ‘Fragrant Hills’) Conference was held from 10 to 12 October 2016 at the Haidian District of Xiangshan near Beijing. The Xiangshan Forum is co-sponsored by China...

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China’s Aircraft Carrier Program

China’s Naval Ambitions

China’s aircraft carrier program has made significant progress with the country ready to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the near future. China acquired its first aircraft carrier, the...

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