The Indian Air Force spectacular and dramatic deep penetration strikes on Pakistan terror camps at Balakot on February 26 2019 by India’s valiant ‘Air Warriors’ enabled by bold and decisive leadership of PM Modi opens new imperatives for fast tracking augmentation of Indian Air Force ‘Strike Power’ in the unfolding geopolitical threatening environment.Read More Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs critical Augmentation
By Arun Jaitley During the course of election campaign, whenever issues relating to the terror attack at Pulwama and the Air Strikes at Balakot are raised, India’s Opposition is on the back-foot. Why are national security and terrorism related issues being made into subject matters of electoral debate? This is a question they raise. India’s […]Read More Why J&K, and New Approach to Terrorism will Remain a Key Political Issue
By Dr Subhash Kapila US Special Envoy on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad skipping India as he cavorts across other regional capitals from Islamabad to Amman to broker a peace settlement with Taliban raises crucial questions whether it is the US deliberate policy to side-line India from Afghan peace process or is it the personal proclivity of […]Read More Afghanistan’s Future Cannot be secured by sidelining India
By Dr. Mohan Krishen Teng & Chaman Lal Gadoo Recent threats of separatist tendencies by Kashmir based politicians has once again brought Article 370 into the limelight. BJP released its manifesto earlier this week where it has promised to repeal Article 370 and 35A of constitution which are discriminatory in nature. While the Abdullah’s of […]Read More Truth About Article 370 of the Indian Constitution
By Ajit Kumar Singh On March 25, 2019, personnel from the Bihar Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested two terrorists, identified as Khairul Mandal and Abu Sultan, from Patna, the State capital. A Police statement disclosed, “Many suspicious documents related to the Security Forces posted in Jammu after the Pulwama attack have been recovered from the arrested. […]Read More Islamist Terrorism: Contained, not Terminated!
By Dr. Ajai Sahni The cold blooded execution of a 25 year old woman, Ishrat Muneer, in Pulwama on January 31, 2019, and the posting of a video of the act on social media, has evoked horror and revulsion everywhere. This is the third incident in which such gruesome executions have been recorded and circulated […]Read More J&K: The Intimacy of Killing
By Ajit Kumar Singh 10 people, including six Policemen, were killed and another 35 were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a check post outside the Tablighi Jamaat Markaz in Raiwind town of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab, on March 14, 2018. 11 Pakistani Army soldiers were killed and 13 were […]Read More PAKISTAN: Declining Terror, Rising Instability
By Tushar Ranjan Mohanty The Islamic State (IS, also Daesh) on June 8, 2017, claimed the killing of two Chinese nationals who had been abducted from the Jinnah Town area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, in the afternoon of May 24, 2017. Amaq, the IS propaganda agency, declared, “Islamic State fighters killed two […]Read More “Native Baloch population would be out numbered by 2048”
By Sanchita Bhattacharya The US continues with its policy incoherent on tackling terrorism in Pakistan, and purportedly promoting regional stability in the AfPak and wider South Asian region. On March, 2017, “the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2017” (HR1449), was introduced in the House of Representatives proposing that Pakistan be declared a state-sponsor […]Read More Pakistan and its Sinister Web of Terror
By Bhaskar Roy Indian and Chinese National Security Advisors (NSAs) Ajit Doval and State Councillor Yang Jiechi are scheduled to meet in Hyderabad, India in the first week of November to review bilateral relations and regional developments. Hugging and selfie diplomacy is over. It is back to the brass tracks. Core interests are to the […]Read More Are India and China Drifting Apart?