Pakistan
What makes Pakistan’s New Army Chief Special?

The appointment of Lt. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as Chief of Pakistan army has set to rest the speculation on who would succeed Gen Raheel Sharif, but will intensify the debate about the future trajectory of tenuous Civil-Military relationship. Although...

Hatred and Subterfuge : Pakistan's Proxy War on India

Through my years as a senior commander in the Indian Army there was an annual feature which never escaped my attention. The yearly war game of my formation would invariably begin with a presentation by a new team each time on the psyche and mindset...

Tactical Nuclear Weapons (TNW) in Current Indo-Pak Environment

Introduction Nuclear weapons have been primarily categorised into Strategic and Non- strategic weapons. Strategic weapons have a longer range and higher yield. Non- strategic nuclear weapons conversely have a smaller range and lower yield. A...

आतंकवाद ही था असली एजेंडा

ब्रिक्स और बिम्सटेक शिखर बैठकों के दौरान प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने पाकिस्तान को आतंकवाद के साथ उसके संबंधों के मसले पर जिस तरह आड़े हाथों लिया, वह भारत में कई लोगों को अतिवादी लगा। आलोचना के विभिन्न बिंदुओं का सार यही है कि इन बहुपक्षीय आयोजनों...

भारत की पहले ही कार्रवाई एवं प्रतिकार (पीएईआर) करने की नई रणनीति

भारत के हालिया लक्षित हमलों (सर्जिकल स्ट्राइक) को कुछ लोग प्रतिकार तथा उड़ी हमलों का बदला लेना मानते हैं। इसमें कुछ सच तो है, लेकिन यही पूरा सच नहीं है। भारत ‘हजारों घावों’ के जरिये उसे तकलीफ देने की पाकिस्तान की रणनीति के कारण हो रही आतंकी कार्रवाई...

Terrorism was a Bonafide Agenda

Prime Minister Modi’s blistering attacks against Pakistan on its terrorist affiliations on the occasion of the BRICS and BIMSTEC summits have been viewed as excessive by some in India. The various points of criticism are that by focusing so much on...

Anti-Terror Laws in India and Pakistan: A Comparative Study

Anti-national acts of misguided citizens and their fanatic mentors have forced even democratic governments to enact special laws to deal with these. The purpose of such provisions, which many propagators of individual freedom view as 'draconian', is...

India’s New Pre-Emptive Action and Equivalent Retaliation (PAER) Strategy

Most people see India’s recent surgical strikes as retaliation and an avenging of the Uri terror attack. While there is some truth in this, it is not the complete truth. India has been sufferingacts of terror for two and a half decades on account of...

Breaking Through A Strategic Log-Jam

At the outset, the Modi Government needs to be complimented for administering a most befitting and unambiguous message to Pakistan that the continuing acts of terrorism perpetrated by its ‘deep state’, through its pet ‘jihadists’, would no more be...

Surgical Strikes and More

The surgical strikes by the Indian army on the launch pads along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K for infiltrating terrorists into India is a long-awaited step with major implications for the future. For 55 years India has not crossed the LoC in...

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