National Security and Strategic Studies
Suicide Attack in Kashmir - Rejuvenation amongst Terrorist Organisations of the World Post-Legitimising the Taliban

The suicide bombing attack on the CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir on 14 Feb 19 is possibly one of the worst terrorist attacks in the country in recent times. The casualty figures being quoted by various news channels and newspapers vary from 39 to 4....

The Moscow Meeting on Afghanistan and its Implications for India

On 5-6 February 2019, an ‘intra-Afghan’ dialogue sponsored by the Afghan Diaspora in Russia concluded with a 8-point statement issued by the participants. The meeting between the Taliban and some Afghan leaders, without the participation of the A....

ISIS’s Infiltration into Balkans and its Changing Tactics

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a powerful group which is responsible for hundreds of terrorist attacks around the world and used to control large areas of Iraq and Syria in the size of the United Kingdom. ISIS is known around the world....

Strasbourg Terror Attack – Revisiting ISIS Footprints in Europe

The picturesque city of Strasbourg witnessed a shocking terror attack on December 11, 2018, in which a gunman opened fire around the famous Christmas market, killing at least three people and wounding 12 others. The Strasbourg Christmas markets is on....

Indus Water Treaty: New Realities and a Way Ahead

Introduction
Ever since the Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi, while chairing a review meeting on Indus Water Treaty-1960 (IWT), reportedly made that famous statement post the Uri terrorist attack on 16 Sep 2016, that ‘blood an....

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....

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