Syria’s Unending Tragedy

February 10, 2016
Syria’s Unending Tragedy

Syria’s plight is likely to get worse before it gets better. More Syrians will be killed and the powers that be do not care.

Rocket Launchers for Small Satellites

February 04, 2016
Rocket Launchers for Small Satellites

The increase in demand for small satellites is not supported by the best launch options. Various existing options have huge limitations. It is believed that ‘proliferation’ of small satellites technology is possible only if reliable and cost-effective launch options are made available.

Indonesia’s Terrorism Challenge

February 03, 2016
Indonesia’s Terrorism Challenge

Notwithstanding the relatively lower death toll, the January 14 attack has caused alarm in the region given that it came as proof of the claim made by the IS in 2014 about intensifying its activities across Southeast Asia.

2011 Revolution in Egypt: Five Years Later

February 03, 2016
2011 Revolution in Egypt: Five Years Later

It will be wrong to conclude that Egypt will remain unfree for too long. Did Napoleon’s accession to power put an end to the French Revolution?

Dark Web and Encrypted Apps: ISIS Communicates in the Black

February 02, 2016
Dark Web and Encrypted Apps: ISIS Communicates in the Black

As ISIS strives to spread its tentacles in India, it would definitely build up a network of sympathisers and probable recruits, connected digitally with its operatives spread across the globe and available online round the clock.

Operation All Out against Bodo Militants: What Next?

February 02, 2016
Operation All Out against Bodo Militants: What Next?

The Centre needs to focus on setting up mechanisms to ensure rehabilitation of displaced persons and surrendered militants as well as their participation in governance

The North Korean Nuclear Test: Quest for Deterrence

January 22, 2016

The January 6 ‘thermonuclear’ test is the fourth in the series of nuclear tests in North Korea’s consistent quest to attain credible deterrence against the United States.

2nd West Asia Conference: Ideology, Politics and New Security Challenges in West Asia

Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, January-March 2016

The issue contains articles on game theory, competition and cooperation; China's emergence as a cyber power; and synergising maritime capacities in the Indian Ocean region. It also includes a review essay and a perspective on 'Make in India'. Read the issue[+]

The Role of Media in Promoting Regional Understanding in South Asia

This book collates a wide spectrum of views across South Asia, including Myanmar, and debates the role of media in forging regional understanding and goodwill.
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Strategic Analysis, Volume 40, Issue 1

The issue has contributors focusing on China’s rising influence in South Asia, the concept of Human Security and its adoption as a policy framework in India, the prospects for India’s energy diplomacy in Central Asia and the impact institutional arrangements have on cyber resiliency. More [+]

Indigenous Historical Knowledge: Kautilya and His Vocabulary (Volume II)

This book is the second in a series of three volumes on “Kautilya and His Vocabulary”. These volumes aim at initiating the study, internalisation, spread and consolidation of Kautilya's Arthashastra in the strategic domain. More details [+]

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