Information Warfare
Social Media in Violent Conflicts – Recent Examples

… the very technology that is cause of the problem, can be used to correct it too .. Artificial Intelligence can help social media platforms spot lies, identify doctored videos and photographs and track the dissemination of falsehoods by domestic ....

Shooting the ‘Messenger’: How India is tackling the Weaponisation of Social Media

A recent publication of a distorted map of India by Twitter (under its career section “Tweep Live”) sparked a huge controversy.1 After severe backlash, the map was hurriedly taken down, but FIRs have been lodged against Twitter India c....

Western Media Bias against India

The Western Media is now more vocal about the growing pervasiveness of moral denunciation through ‘Cancel Culture’ in western societies. Cancel Culture refers to a boycott of someone in professional or social circles that is determi....

J & K- Less War, More Peace: An Assessment of the Year after the Decisions of 5 August 2019

On 5 Aug 2019 India stunned the world, and perhaps itself, with decisions regarding the constitutional exclusivity attached to the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). These were related to abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian Consti....

China in Cyberspace

A number of major developments in warfare and military technology occurred in the latter half of 20th century. These paradigm shifts are seen in veering away from waging conventional wars to unconventional wars; from nuclear wars to non-proliferation....

Warring Minds & Cognitive Ammo

Warfare’s most visible element is blurring of lines between wars and peace, competitors and adversaries, future friends and foes, and such like. It is an age of perception shaping and dominating the ‘truth’. The Chinese have embraced this for c....

Cyber Enabled Information Warfare: Are Cyber Borders the Solution We Seek?

… U.S election is one of the recent examples of the threat due to information warfare ... cyber borders similar to the treaty of Westphalia can result into a system where the progress of nations due to cyber connections is maintained and at the sa....

Artificial Intelligence, Communication and Big Data for Information War

The Issue
The combination of two words information and war into a phrase Information War (IW) does not convey much if taken in isolation. The concepts and theories that have been built around it bring out the idea, components and strategi....

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