An India-China Silk Route Corridor could have multiple advantages for both countries without at the same time compromising their security concerns.
International oversight in the form of a panel of judges and the UNHRC mechanism in general are likely to help address the apprehensions of the Tamils about a domestic investigation mechanism.
China is emerging as a peer and partner of the United States in international affairs. India’s response should be to work with China to make the ‘Asian Century’ a reality and shape the future global agenda.
The political imbroglio in Manipur has to be analysed through the prism of likely political gains and losses for the State`s major players, in juxtaposition to the scenario prevailing in adjoining States as well as inclinations of the Central Government.
The only way to resolve the crisis is to acknowledge Madeshis as genuine citizens of Nepal, whose respect and dignity can be protected by a clear recognition of their rights in the new constitution.
The Indian reaction has led to notes of caution by some major countries. China, for instance, has suggested to Nepalese leaders that they should make the Constitution broad based.
What the country needs is goodwill and support from all stakeholders inside and outside to move the reconciliation process forward and build on the peace, and all at the right pace.
The current issue includes articles on organisational change in the Indian Army, professional military education, the Indian Corps in France in 1914-15, India’s defence offset policy, and the coming together of the UNLFWSEA in the North-East and its implications. There is also a perspective on India’s maritime strategy. More details [+]
This book is the first in a series of three volumes on “Kautilya and His Vocabulary” as a part of the “Indigenous Historical Knowledge” project undertaken by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. The edited volumes contain select papers presented in a series of workshop, national and international seminars organised by the institute. More details [+]
In over a century since the first manned flight, air power has made spectacular progress. Every conflict since World War II has seen an increasingly bigger role of air power, but despite this, to a general reader, air power continues to be esoteric. The study highlights major air power lessons of all the major conflicts, and explains air power roles and missions. More details [+]
As the Institute celebrates 50 years of its founding, the current issue of Strategic Analysis, carries important reminiscences by scholars, policy planners and former directors, on how or to what extent the Institute has played a decisive role in shaping the country’s defence, security and strategic studies agenda through its writings and discussions from time to time. More details [+]
Address by Hon'ble Australian Minister for Defence, Kevin Andrews More details [+]