Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  The actions of President Abdulla Yameen's administration in the Maldives are emerging as a major new sticking point between India and China in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). Even as the India-led international community wants the situation in the...
My previous article on the performance of Chinese peacekeepers in South Sudan mentioned that two Chinese soldiers were killed during the four days of violence in Juba, prompting the rest of the Chinese troops to run away from their...
September 2018 saw the launch of 'The Story Of The Jodhpur Lancers: 1885-1952', a historical account of the famous cavalry unit  – that liberated the town of Haifa in Israel, on 23 September 1918 – at a ceremony in...
The prolonged standoff at Dolam, Bhutan between India and China has removed the facade of perpetual stability along their mutual frontier that certain quarters have sought to portray based on their unshakeable belief in the efficacy of various confidence...
In August 2017, the New York branch of HBL Pakistan (HBL), Pakistan’s largest State-owned Bank was fined $225 million by New York State's Department of Financial Services (DFS) 'for failure to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat...
Air defence (AD) Artillery made its advent in India in 1939 in the wake of the threat of Japanese invasion when a small number of Indian troops were initially trained to use 3-inch anti-aircraft (AA)  guns.  On 14 September 1940,...
Late Sunday night, a ballistic missile (BM) hit a Saudi military camp located to the west of Al-Mazahimiyah, a town near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemeni journalist Hussain Albukhaiti, who spoke to local sources, confirmed this to Delhi Defence Review. The...
  Barely 10 days into the East Ghouta offensive, the Tiger Forces and the Republican Guard have managed to penetrate deep into Jaish al-Islam’s (JAI's) logistic and communication line in the centre of the rebel-held bastion. The entire 12 km...
On March 27, 2019, India tested its first anti-satellite (ASAT) missile  as part of 'Mission Shakti' against a “live” satellite launched by it a few months earlier. The repercussions of this test were felt around the globe and marked...
It has been understood since at least 1988, which was when the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) first started work on a road towards Yatung, that China’s primary aims in the Chumbi Valley (CV) were two-fold: First, to...

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