Category India

What 2+2 Talks Mean For India

COMMENTARIES SEP 10 2018 What 2+2 talks mean for India HARSH V. PANT INDIA-US In the end, the strategic logic of the bilateral partnership was on display at the India-US 2+2 talks. The transactionalism of the Trump administration, of much concern to Indian commentariat, was relegated to the margins for good reason, and at least […]

China Media Reports A New Missile Brigade That Can Hit Mumbai/Guam: What Is Really New About It? VINAYAK BHAT (RETD)  19 April, 2018 China Media reports a new missile brigade that can hit Mumbai,  What is really new about it? COL. VINAYAK BHAT (RETD)  19 The Dongfeng-26 or DF-26 is an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) whose primary target is the US base in Guam in the western Pacific Ocean. New Delhi: The Chinese […]

China To Build More Naval Bases To Augment The Maritime Part Of Their Belt-And-Road Strategy

More support bases to be built to assist PLA Navy: analyst By Yang Sheng Global Times 2018/2/12 It is reasonable and necessary for China to strengthen its maritime power as it is becoming stronger, Chinese experts said after People’s Daily published three articles on a whole page to emphasize the importance of building China […]

China And India: Are War Clouds Gathering Over Doklam Again? CHINA AND INDIA: ARE WAR CLOUDS GATHERING OVER DOKLAM AGAIN? A fresh Chinese build-up in the Himalayan area of a summer stand-off raises fears in Delhi that the August peace deal may be unravelling, paving the way for an even bigger confrontation BY DEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURY 27 JAN 2018 / UPDATED ON 28 JAN 2018 ·         144Comments · […]

Colin Gray Thought Piece On Nuclear Weapons

Information Series Issue No. 425                                                                                                                                         December 11, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                               Strategic Sense and Nuclear Weapons Today Dr. Colin S. Gray Colin S. Gray is the European Director and co-founder of the National Institute for Public Policy, and Professor Emeritus of Strategic Studies, University of Reading.   The Problem The basic requirements for deterrence have been well […]

Las Vegas: America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute

America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute · by John Spencer · October 17, 2017 It will take months, possibly years, to fully understand how the senseless attack in Las Vegas will change American society. Hotels are considering metal detectors, X-ray screening of guest luggage, and mandatory room checks. Some are even questioning whether open-air concerts and festivals should be organized anymore. We […]

Our Brave New Nuclear World (Well worth the read)

Excerpt:   Had we or the Philippines sent forces simply to demolish this minor maritime feature, China might well have desisted. Likewise, had the allies prepared for war or actually fought over Czechoslovakia, Hitler would never have acquired the aura of invincibility that so benefited his campaigns.   Now, the new situation has ratcheted into […]

The Danger Of A Jihadist Pakistan

Wall Street Journal The Danger of a Jihadist Pakistan Careless U.S. pressure could push the country’s nukes into the hands of Islamic fundamentalists. China can be helpful. By John Bolton August 29, 2017 Almost certainly, the war in Afghanistan will be won or lost in Pakistan. President Trump’s announcement last week that he will send […]

India, China: Game Is On Opinion, Edit India, China: Game Is On THE ASIAN AGE. Published : Aug 20, 2017, 12:24 am IST Updated : Aug 20, 2017, 12:25 am IST India and China cranked up diplomacy to convince the world of their respective positions on the Doklam “standoff”.  China signed an agreement with India in 1993 to maintain peace and tranquillity on the […]

China And India Guard Against The Preposterous

Aug. 18, 2017 Nations do not take their national security lightly merely because the threat is far-fetched. By George Friedman China and India have been locked in a military standoff in a remote section of the Himalayas for a couple of months. At first it appeared to be the latest of the minor clashes that have […]