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सामरिक मंच की सफलता का ढांचा: अरिहंत से मिले सबक
कार्यक्रम आईएनएस अरिहंत शिप सबमर्सिबल बैलिस्टिक न्यूक्लियर (एसएसबीएन) ने हाल ही में अपनी पहली ‘निवारण गश्त’ यानी डिटरंस पैट्रोल पूरी की, जिस पर प्रधानमंत्री ने उसकी सराहना की। यह जहाज टिकाऊ परमाणु प्रक्षेपण विकल्प तलाशने के तीन दशकों के प्रयासों का नतीजा है। इसकी जड़ें 1971 के युद्ध में हैं, जिसमें साबित हुआ कि पनडुब्बियां अपनी रक्षा क्षमता से बहुत आगे जाकर शत्रुओं को रोकने में बहुत कारगर रहती हैं।
India and the World in 2019
With rising trade protectionism and uncertain oil prices, both the world economy and international trade will slow down. India with above 7 % GDP growth will be the fastest growing major economy in the world. However, it will face head-winds with rising climate concerns and the energy bill. India now imports increasing amount of coal, apart from oil and gas.
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 proactively manage the ambiguities ahead which is the central theme of this review.
इमरान खान की चीन यात्रा और आईएमएफ
इमरान खान ने जब पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री का पद संभाला तो उनके सामने अर्थव्यवस्था विशेषकर ऋण की बुरी हालत और चालू खाते का घाटा बड़ी चुनौती थी। लग रहा था कि अंतरराष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (आईएमएफ) के दर पर जाना ही पड़ेगा। लेकिन विपक्ष में रहते हुए इमरान खान ऐलानिया अंदाज में कह चुके थे कि वह मर जाएंगे, लेकिन आईएमएफ से गुहार नहीं लगाएंगे। इमरान खान को बात से पलटना पड़ा, लेकिन ज्यादा फजीहत नहीं हो, इसके लिए उन्होंने दूसरे विकल्प तलाशने शुरू कर दिए जैसे ‘भाईचारे’ के रिश्ते वाले देशों और ‘सदाबहार’ दोस्त चीन से मदद।
Year-end Review: The Unstable Regional Security Environment is a Cause for Concern
A polycentric new world order, the early contours of which had begun to gradually emerge from the ashes of the Cold War, has begun to fray at the edges.
Indo-Pak Relations in 2019
Indo-Pak relations have been on a rollercoaster for the past seven decades. Will 2019 be any different? Four factors are likely to define how Indo-Pak relations will shape in 2019: The role of the Pakistan army and its perception of India; Imran Khan’s predilections; existing bilateral issues like Kashmir, Mumbai attackers’ trial, SAARC summit, Kartarpur corridor, support to terror etc., and the shape of Pakistan’s economy.
India : Trends to look out for in 2019
The year 2018 was generally good for India. Relations with the US, Russia, China improved. Corrective action was taken to improve ties with the neighbours. The economy suffered to an extent due to external factors like high oil prices and increase in us interest rates. Indian performance on the export front was not good. Oil prices began to soften towards the end of the year.
VIF News Digest
Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
December 4, 2018
VIF News Digest: National Security, Defence Studies and Terrorism (November 01 – 30, 2018)

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International Development
January 21, 2019
VIF News Digest: International Developments (7-13 Jan 2019)

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Neighbourhood News
January 21, 2019
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 21st January, 2019

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