By Prateek Joshi Pakistan Government’s cabinet recently underwent a reshuffle, and the removal of Asad Umar and Fawad Chaudhary from their respective portfolios (Finance Ministry and Information and Broadcasting Ministry) comes across as a change of course in the civil-military ties when understood in context of their replacements and other new faces in the cabinet. […]Read More Pakistan Cabinet Reshuffle: Role of Deep State
By Dr Ajai Sahni Rarely in the annals of terrorism is there a case where a group with virtually no known terrorist antecedents and, at worst, a marginal presence within the domestic conflict dynamic, bursts out into the open with a catastrophic act of terror comparable to the serial bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri […]Read More Sri Lanka: Inexcusable Negligence
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!