National Security and Strategic Studies
Review of Governor’s Rule in J&K and the Way Forward

After the break-up of the tumultuous political alliance between the PDP-BJP (19th June 2018), Governor’s Rule was imposed in the State for the eight’s time on June 20, 2018. Once again, it seemed that the history has destined to write-off any pos....

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing the Nature of War?

Introduction
The professional military body differentiates between an objective nature and a subjective character of war by drawing upon Clausewitz. Nature of war describes what war is and character of war describes how it is actually fou....

आईएनएस अरिहंत की निवारक गश्त: भारत की परमाणु स्थिति में मील का अहम पत्थर

भारत के प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने 5 नवंबर को ऐलान किया कि भारत की पहली पूरी तह स्वदेश में डिज....

Challenges of Migration

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this seminar on ‘The Challenges of Migration’ that India has been facing for a long time.

Challenge of Illegal Migration
The main dimensions of the challenge are well-known. Tens of ....

A Cogent National Strategy is Needed for J&K in 2019

This article commences with a couple of presumptions about future scenarios. First, that in the predictable future there is likely to be no workable agreement with Pakistan on J&K and the issue is likely to continue with status quo. Pakistan will pla....

Imperative to Understand Concept of Peace for Conflict Transformation in Kashmir

Paradox of Peace in Kashmir
Chancellor Willy Brandt of Germany had said, “Peace is not everything, but without peace, everything is nothing”.1 Kashmir is passing through a similar situation where lack of peace has led to a ....

Citizen's Amendment Bill and the Need for a Refugee Policy

Today's interaction will see most dwelling on the Citizen's Amendment Bill (CAB) and going into its fine details and its pros and cons. I would, however, like to avail of this opportunity to underline two points. First, that the Prime Minister is ....

India’s Gradual Transition from ‘Defense Market’ to ‘Export Hub’

2019, the final year of current Indian government, is the perfect time to trace and evaluate how much progress India has made on some of the ambitious targets related to defense sector i.e. promotion of indigenous defense development, reducing countr....

सामरिक मंच की सफलता का ढांचा: अरिहंत से मिले सबक

कार्यक्रम
आईएनएस अरिहंत शिप सबमर्सिबल बैलिस्टिक न्यूक्लियर (एसएसबीएन) ने हाल ही में अपनी ....

India Navigating Global Security in 2019 – Challenges, Opportunities and Prescriptions

A New Year brings hope but what follows may be 365 days of uncertainty in the complex world of international security. A combination of apriori-cum-empirical survey of challenges and opportunities would facilitate adopting the right approach to proac....

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