IDSA COMMENT

Stopping Illegal Migration from Bangladesh: Need for a Comprehensive Approach

June 24, 2016
Stopping Illegal Migration from Bangladesh

A comprehensive approach is needed to deal with the problem of illegal migration from Bangladesh. All the affected states would have to adopt a uniform policy, in the absence of which any amount of effort is bound to deliver only partial results.

Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

June 22, 2016
Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

Should GRSE and GSL deliver satisfactory services to their export customers, there is considerable potential for India to position itself as a competitive supplier of small and medium warships and patrol crafts.

Making FDI Count in Defence

June 22, 2016
Making FDI Count in Defence

It is rare that a foreign company makes a huge investment to produce major platforms in a third country with a view to make that country an export hub.

Why a Central Marine Police Force is not required for Coastal Security

June 21, 2016
Why a Central Marine Police Force is not required for Coastal Security

Raising a Central Marine Police Force and wasting resources on their training and equipment is neither necessary nor advisable given that the country already has a central organisation to protect the coast – the Indian Coast Guard.

Pakistan’s NSG Application

June 21, 2016
Pakistan’s NSG Application

There is no documentary evidence to substantiate the Pakistani claim that Pakistan had entered into any voluntary safeguards agreement with the IAEA in respect of KANUPP.

Why is NSG Membership important for India?

June 21, 2016
India's NSG Membership

India is keen to become a member of the NSG and other export control regimes so as to expand its nuclear power generation and enter the export market.

China’s Growing Arms Sales to Latin America

June 20, 2016
China Defence Sales

The United States, once the dominant influence over the armed forces of the region, is now in danger of losing that position to China and has already lost it in countries like Bolivia and Venezuela.

The Impact of World War I on the Arab World Today

June 17, 2016
The Impact of World War I on the Arab World Today

The military campaigns waged during the war and the political arrangements entered into immediately thereafter created the Arab world as it exists today as well as the problems it continues to confront.

Brexit: Does it matter for India?

June 17, 2016

While Brexit would provide a fillip for an India-UK FTA, Britain staying on in the EU is also likely to be of value given its role as a gateway to Europe.

Games Navies Play: Anti-Access and Area Denial in Maritime Asia

June 16, 2016
Anti-Access and Area Denial in Maritime Asia

A sound sensor array in the Indian Ocean could prove invaluable for India which has a major anti-submarine warfare handicap and a lack of operational submarines.

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