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Deterrence Failure or Lasting Peace, the Korean Game’s Up for Grabs
James Clapper, former director of national intelligence of the Barack Obama administration – otherwise a severe critic of the US President Donald J Trump’s various policies - recalled in a 19 May 2018 article for the New York Times
Strategy of Military and Non-Military Measures: Imperative for Stability in Kashmir
Introduction War of perception is a tool to expand the domains of conflict geographically and demographically. Pakistan and its proxies have created an impression as if entire Jammu & Kashmir
योग और नैतिकता का भारतीय स्वरूप
सितंबर, 2014 में प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा में गए और पूरी दुनिया अचंभे में पड़ गई, जब उन्होंने अंतरराष्ट्रीय योग दिवस आरंभ करने का प्रस्ताव रखा। उन्होंने कहा कि इससे जीवनशैली और चेतना में परिवर्तन आएगा तथा जलवायु परिवर्तन के मामले में भी मदद मिलेगी।
Iran’s Nuclear Deal, Oil and US Sanctions
A meeting of the Joint Commission established under Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) took place in Vienna on 6th July. The Joint Commission was set up as the mechanism to resolve any disputes arising out of implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
Constitution, Judiciary and the Memories of Congress Rule
Recently in a TV interview, Mr. Harish Salve said that to a few Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders he had said, “you may have got the absolute majority but please do not underestimate the destabilising powers of media, political activists, and people taking recourse to the court cases by filing Public Interest Litigations (PIL)”.
Significance of President of Seychelles Danny Faure’s Visit to India
Over the last few years, India’s outreach to Africa has been considerable, particularly the relation between Indian and Seychelles has always been worthy of attention. Since 1976, when Seychelles gained independence, the relationship between the two nations has been warm and cordial.
VIF News Digest
Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
July 13, 2018
VIF Fortnightly News Digest: National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism (June 16 – 30, 2018)

Contents Defense News: AI Task Force hands over final report to RM; MoD Enhances Financial Powers of DRDO; Air-...

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International Development
August 10, 2018
VIF News Digest: International Developments (30 July-5 Aug, 2018)

USA Ahead of Asia trip, business lobby gives Pompeo an earful on Trade War, 1 Aug 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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Neighbourhood News
August 13, 2018
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 13th August, 2018

329 MNAs take oath as 15th National Assembly is born: Dawn August 13, 2018 The first session of the 15th National Assembly...

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