National Security and Strategic Studies
Changing Character of Hybrid Warfare: The Threat to India

India’s security dilemmas are complex, with two hostile powers on its frontiers and a large number of internal fault lines which are vulnerable and have been exploited by the adversaries in the past. The Indian Army Doctrine of 2018 defines ‘the ....

Countering the Dragon: A Perspective on Strategic Space Capabilities

Background
The successive standoffs between India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) have highlighted the requirement of enhancing our strategic space capabilities. Space assets are primary facilitators of a country’s strategic....

India’s Air Defence: What Needs to be Integrated?

The issue of creation of Air Defence Command is very much relevant in the current context with many subject matter experts (or otherwise) giving their special comments on what needs to be done and what must be avoided. While the author’s detaile....

Indonesian Defence Minister’s visit to India

The defence minister of Indonesia, General Prabowo Subianto was on a three day-visit to India from 26-28 July. The meeting was aimed at strengthening bilateral defence relationship. Two years ago, both countries elevated their relationship to a compr....

COVID-19 Pandemic and Lessons for Climate Change Responses

Introduction
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is simultaneously a public health crisis and an economic crisis. On the public health front, it has resulted in 21,527,747 total confirmed cases and 772,370 deaths in 188 countries as of 16 August ....

अनुच्छेद 370 ने जम्मू-कश्मीर को भारत में पूरी तरह मिलाया

अनुच्छेद 370 में संशोधन ने हमारी राजनीति में लंबे अरसे से बना हुआ नासूर खत्म कर दिया। 1947 में भारत क....

Aceh to Andaman: Shipping Connectivity and Security

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, through their 2018 joint statement “underlined the importance of stronger connectivity, particularly on sea links, in order to facilitate economic cooperation and people-to....

Assessing India’s Abrogation of article 370, and Kashmir’s Journey Ahead

On August 5th, 2019, Modi government nullified the article 370 and scrapped article 35 A, the backbone of article 370. It was indeed a historic moment for India as article 370, in essence, had become a dead weight providing a robust protective shield....

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