Defence Monitor | Dec 14, 2017
Time for Sharif’s survival script
For Pakistan's survival as a nation and the success of democracy, the civilian rulers have no option but to rein in the army, with the help of the United States if necessary. With his brute majority in the National Assembly, Mian Nawaz Sharif can still rise from the ignominy of defeat and make...
The Indian Express | Jul 22, 1999
Guns & Rifles: Slow Pace of Artillery and Infantry Modernisation
Under the army's Field Artillery Rationalisation Plan formulated in 1999, the Regiment of Artillery had decided to standardise the calibre of its guns at 155 mm so as to be able to engage targets deep inside enemy lines and to reduce the logistics trail through commonality of ammunition. The...
India Strategic | Nov 5, 2017
American strategy, Pakistani need
Besides the need to continue to retain Pakistan's support in the hunt for al-Qaida and Taliban terrorists, the US is acutely aware of the fragility of the Musharraf regime in the face of Islamist hardliners in the army, in particular, and the country, at large. The US is planning to cooperate with...
Hard News | Jan 1, 2005
Big chinks in our security armour
India faces complex external and internal security threats and new challenges are emerging on the horizon. unresolved territorial disputes with China and Pakistan, insurgencies in Jammu & Kashmir and the northeastern states, the rising tide […]
The Times of India | Jul 24, 2011