National Security and Strategic Studies
The ASAT Test of 27 March 2019

India has finally done an Anti-Satellite Technology (ASAT) test. This was overdue as a demonstration of India’s capability – and that demonstration was done in the context of technologies of present day. The test was of a ‘kinetic kill’ of an....

A-SAT Missile Test: A Testimony to India's Growing Military and Scientific Prowess

India's successful conduct of ‘Mission Shakti’ - an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile test - on March 27, 2019 is testimony to its growing military and scientific prowess. The test entailed the destruction of an Indian satellite operating in lower e....

पुलवामा का परिणाम और पाकिस्तानी प्रतिक्रिया

पाकिस्तानी संसद ने 1 मार्च को संयुक्त सत्र में सर्वसम्मति से एक प्रस्ताव पारित किया, जिसमें आतं....

जम्मू-कश्मीर के लिए 2019 में ठोस राष्ट्रीय नीति जरूरी

यह लेख भावी तस्वीर के बारे में कुछ अनुमानों से शुरू होगा। पहला, निकट भविष्य में जम्मू-कश्मीर पर ....

कश्मीर में टकराव की स्थिति टालने के लिए शांति का विचार समझना जरूरी

कश्मीर में शांति का विरोधाभास
जर्मनी के चांसलर विली ब्रांट ने कहा था, “शांति ही सब कुछ नहीं....

2019 में वैश्विक सुरक्षा को दिशा दिखाता भारत – चुनौतियां, अवसर और नुस्खे

नया वर्ष उम्मीदें लेकर आता है, लेकिन अंतरराष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा की पेचीदा दुनिया में उसके बाद के 365 द....

Calls for De Escalation and Dialogue Smack of Defeatism and Lack of Resolve

In the aftermath of the game changing and highly successful Balakote strike, undertaken by the IAF on 26th February, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and the unsuccessful aerial attack attempted by the PAF in J&K on 27th February in whi....

S-400: Rupee-Ruble Matrix and Other Points of Caution

Speaking to a select group of journalists on 22 Feb 2019 at the Aero India Show in Bengaluru, the Deputy Director of the Russian Military-Technical Cooperation Mr Anatoly said " Dollar is no longer the universal currency for trade in defence"1

Pulwama’s Aftermath and Pakistani Reaction

The Pakistani Parliament in a joint session adopted a consensus resolution on 1st March reiterating Pakistan’s traditional position of confusing terrorism with self-determination. The resolution did not condemn Pulwama terror attack. It ....

Opinion on India-Pakistan Confrontation

The confrontation flared up again in direct military confrontation between the two countries. Frankly, we did not expect India to undertake a kinetic response. But we think our overall assessment remains valid. We think both sides are looking not to ....

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