Monday, January 30, 2023
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...
  On 27 Jun 2020, it was reported by several news channels that a Chinese PLAAF Il-78 tanker aircraft had landed at Skardu. This was followed by unsubstantiated reports of up to 40 Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)...
The Kargil war of 1999 was one of the most difficult wars fought in the history of the world, with the Indian Army (IA) having to literally fight an uphill battle against a well dug in enemy that had...
Whichever way one looks at it, May 2020 appears to be a prelude to a 21st century Chinese invasion of India. To my weary eyes, the situation seems akin to what Nehru and his ‘courtier soldiers’ faced and experienced,...
Pakistan’s bid to posture its surface-to-surface missile (SSM) programs as a counter to India’s conventional superiority has been marked by recurrent challenges. The developmental process of the Shaheen III Medium Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) has been no exception to...
  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...
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...
  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...

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