The indigenisation of India’s defence industry

Dhruva Jaishankar Source Link An indigenous defence industry is a vital objective for India given its…

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge

by Mujib Mashal  Source Link Six days into negotiations that many expect will deliver a preliminary…

Stealing a March: Chinese Hybrid Warfare in the Indo-Pacific; Issues and Options for Allied Defense Planners

Ross Babbage Source Link Volumes 1 & 2: Stealing a March: Chinese Hybrid Warfare in the…

Taiwan might save the day for Hong Kong

BY JAMES STAVRIDIS Source Link WASHINGTON – As Hong Kong recovers from a general strike that…

What Are the Rules of Engagement in a Cyberwar?

By Neil J. Rubenking “The lines between real and virtual worlds are blurring fast,” Mikko Hypponen,…

J&K move: The real test begins now | Opinion

Brahma Chellaney  A final deal between the United States (US) and the Pakistan-reared Afghan Taliban appears…

Cautious Bully: Reputation, Resolve, and Beijing’s Use of Coercion in the South China Sea

Ketian Zhang Source Link In its maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea, China engaged…

China and the United States: Cooperation, Competition, and/or Conflict

By Anthony H. Cordesman Source Link Introduction This report is an experimental net assessment that addresses…

Smart Cities or Surveillance? Huawei in Central Asia

By Yau Tsz Yan Since 2014, about 500 cities in China have launched transformative efforts toward…

Why China’s Military Wants to Beat the US to a Next-Gen Cell Network

BY ELSA B. KANIAADJUNCT  The race for 5G — the next-generation cell-network technology that promises high…