Perception matters against Left Wing Extremism

May 30, 2016
Perception matters against Left Wing Extremism

Winning hearts and minds through the Civic Action Programme (CAP) and the Media/Perception Management Plan is an important element in combating LWE propaganda.

Obama in Hiroshima: Betwixt spoken and the unspoken

May 30, 2016
Obama in Hiroshima: Betwixt spoken and the unspoken

His words might fall short of assuaging all but his visit to Hiroshima is a testimony of Obama being a leader of substance.

Time to Rejuvenate the India-Russia Partnership

May 30, 2016
India-Russia Relations

India and Russia are natural allies. It is in the interest of both countries to have vibrant relations. The responsibility for this devolves upon Modi and Putin.

Problem of Fishermen in India-Sri Lanka Relations

May 20, 2016
President Maithripala Sirisena India Visit

India should play a proactive role in assisting Sri Lanka in the fisheries sector and in creating conditions in the Palk Bay for the fishermen of both countries to exploit the respective fishing potential amicably.

Jerusalem Calling

May 20, 2016
India-Israel Relations

Modi visiting Jerusalem would be a re-affirmation of India’s diplomatic ability to pursue multiple national interests by manoeuvring between countries who have difficult or non-existent relationships among themselves but who share important relationships with India.

Growing Warmth in Bangladesh-Myanmar Ties

May 18, 2016
Growing Warmth in Bangladesh-Myanmar Ties

The coming to power of a democratic government in Myanmar has not only altered the political situation within but has also provided an opportunity to improve relations with Bangladesh.

Emerging Flashpoints in the Himalayas

May 18, 2016
Emerging Flashpoints in the Himalayas

It is time to bring together the interests of the Indian and Chinese governments toward seeking the common goal of saving the Himalayas and the people living in the region.

Status Of Jointness In Indian Security Apparatus

Jointness and integration of the military is an inevitable requirement for the modern-day battlefield. The principles underlying these features are inter-service cooperation and economy of effort, both of which are crucial to war fighting.
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Multi-party Democracy in the Maldives and the Emerging Security Environment in the Indian Ocean Region

This book is an attempt to understand the fledgling multiparty democracy in the Maldives, its foreign policy and the evolving security scenario in the Indian Ocean region.
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Journal of Defence Studies - April 2016

The issue carries articles on equilibrium in higher defence organisation, countering radicalisation, and situating the Arthashastra in international relations. There is a perspective on the reorganisation of defence outlay for FY 2016-17 and commentary on the latest Australian Defence White Paper. More details [+]

Strategic Analysis - May 2016

The current issue has three topical articles on the significant changes in the nature of the presence of the US in the Asia-Pacific region and the possible fallout; the increasing influence of observer members in international institutions, with the Arctic Council as a case study; and energy as a fulcrum, compelling competitors to turn into allies and partners. More details [+]

Indigenisation: Key to Self-Sufficiency and Strategic Capability

The book attempts to study the defence industrialisation process that has been adopted by the militarily developed and developing nations to analyse, orient and adapt their best practices to the Indian defence industry and technological base.
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