Defence Monitor | Feb 2, 2018
In complete control
"Large-scale military reforms were initiated by Xi Jinping to make the PLA a more modern force"that can preserve China s territorial integrity and project power in China's area of strategic interest to extend China's strategic outreach through increased military presence overseas, especially in the...
VAYU | Aug 5, 2017
After Taliban – I
While there may be some merit in this argument, the real reason is that there are few military targets to hit and the widely dispersed Taliban forces cannot be severely confronted without causing major damage to innocent Afghan civilians in whose towns and villages the Taliban take shelter. Although...
The Statesman | Oct 23, 2001
Not merely an oil shock
The World Bank has estimated that the energy demand in India will grow at 5.3 per cent up to 2010 and at 10 per cent after that. More than 70 per cent of India's oil, that has a share of about 36 per cent in India's energy pie, is now imported.
The Tribune | Jun 15, 2004
Though present apprehensions of Aziz and Mahmoud Ahmed posing a threat to Musharraf would appear to be exaggerated, they may fall out with their leader if Musharraf appears to give in and compromises with either India or the West on Pakistan's policies on major issues such as the resolution of the...
The Statesman | Oct 22, 2000