Seema-Sambhal: Harnessing TOD to assume ownership of our borders

The new proposal with the peculiar nomenclature of Tour of Duty (TOD), for youth in Army…

Taking stock of China-Pak economic corridor

Pakistan has decided to lift lockdown to kick-start its tottering economy. The growth engine of Pakistan’s…

A virus incubating across Durand Line

India seems poised to manage current pandemic triggered by Wuhan Virus, but another equally deadly pathogen…

Emerging opportunities and challenges that face our country

India’s in battle against Covid-19 is now in the third week of the first tranche of…

Covid-19: Time to enhance social capital through voluntary compliance

Last year, while explaining national security challenges at the Indian Institute of Management, it was difficult…

Create supporting structures, agendas for CDS without hype

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is indeed the most significant reform of department of military affairs…

Endangered eco-system of armed forces

Armed Forces have traditionally maintained a relatively cocooned eco-system, often criticised for opacity. Unfortunately, this trend…

NE is a geographical riddle with enigmatic insurgencies

The famous explanation of Winston Churchill that “China is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside…

Military lit fest: Trick lies in finding the optimum balance

Winter is the season of literary festivals, with recently concluded Jaipur Festival leading the pack. Book…

State of strategic preparedness: Need to reconsider approach

January with Republic and Army Day parades is indeed the most appropriate month to take stock…