Op-eds

Why Talks Won’t Help

Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

Salute the Special Forces for the Surgical Strikes!

There Is a ‘Critical Hollowness’ in India’s Defence Preparedness

Beyond the call of duty

A Soft Coup in Pakistan: Army Consolidates Power

Stand-off at Doklam: Symptom of a Larger Malady

Leadership at the Strategic Level: Imperatives for Success

China’s Insecurity Leads to India’s NSG Bid Being Blocked Again

Cooperative Security and Military Intervention: India’s Emerging Role

Imperative Need for a Comprehensive National Security Strategy

Unpredictability the Flavour of The Times

Punish the rogue Pak army

Pakistan Army: Stung in the Tail

National Security: India’s Enemy Number One is the Sloth Within

Lt Gen JFR Jacob: A Personal Remembrance

India’s Greatest Military Victory: The Role played by Lt Gen JFR Jacob in the Liberation of Bangladesh

Remembering Kargil 1999: Pakistan’s Strategic Blunder

Aggressive Body Language

Sanctions on Pakistan

Notable Gains

The challenge from China

Covert Operations as part of India’s Counter-Proxy

Strategic Stalemate: State of the Internal Security Environment in the North-east

Military voice is missing in national security decision making process

India-China Border Talks: No Progress to Show

Defence equipment need indigenisation

LoC ceasefire violations – India’s clear message to Pakistan

West Asia faces threat

Fighting the enemy within Pakistan counter-insurgency policy had until now lacked cohesion

Management of National Security: Agenda for the New Government

Measures for Improving Management of National Security

Indian Army's Stellar Role in Nation Building

National security decision-making process needs urgent reforms

Defence indigenisation Government should stop paying lip service

India-China stand-off in Ladakh

India alarmed about risks to cyber security

MODERNISING, BUT AT A RATHER SLOW PACE

Kargil was Pakistan army biggest strategic blunder

A dastardly act, measured reaction expected from us

Defence cooperation for strategic outreach

Things better, but we’ve got to keep eyes open, powder dry

India-Pakistan Track-II Peace-making Efforts

India must upgrade its China Strategy from Dissuasion to Deterrence

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on India’s Policy towards its Neighbours

Border Management: Need for Reform

Strategic stability but tactical aggressiveness

China’s sinister anti-India moves Yet there is stability in relationship

U.S.-India Strategic Partnership: Irritants Cast a Shadow

Prevent Taliban from staging a comeback in Afghanistan

In Pakistan, the army is firmly in control

India’s Cold Start Doctrine and Strategic Stability

A BRAVEHEART'S HONOUR HAS BEEN REDEEMED

Chinks in the Armour

Weaponisation of Space Should India Join the Race

The increased presence of small arms has fuelled militant and insurgency movements across South Asia

US Arms Sales to Pakistan India must Caution its Strategic Partner

BORDER DISPUTE WITH CHINA

India-Myanmar ties: A strategic perspective

Breathing Fire: China’s Aggressive Tactical Posturing

POINT OF VIEW Chinese checkers

A Day before Border Talks, India Snubs China

Pakistan: On the brink again

Beyond Home Shores

China adopts ‘military strategy of active defence’

India-China Territorial Dispute:

Indian Army’s Growing Dependence on Space

Pay Back Time on the LoC

Indo-French Defence Cooperation: Growing Relationship

Pakistan: On the brink Guest column

Life will go on, but at what cost?

On guard in Kashmir Time not ripe for demilitarisation

Indo-Pak dialogue: Stuck in a groove

Securing India’s Energy Sources and Supplies: Formidable Challenges

Interventions abroad India expeditionary capabilities are inadequate

Defence budget Long-term strategy needed