India Must Modernize Its Inefficient Defense Production System

September 22, 2020

In a complex world, countries have to clearly identify and evaluate external threats on a continuous basis. These are no longer only military, insurgent and terror, but also scientific, technological and economic. 360° Context: The State of the Indian Republic READ MORE In the...

The Indian Army’s Role in Nation Building

August 14, 2013

India's army has seen its role as the nation’s “ultimate weapon” diminish. The Indian nation should have been able to look back at the country’s journey from 1947 and justifiably feel proud of the progress it has made so far. Unfortunately, the overwhelming mood in...

Indian State vs. the Maoists: A Protracted Battle

May 30, 2013

The greatest possible threat to India's progress is posed by a violent Maoist movement spread across the country. “Our aim is to overthrow this ‘democracy’ and ‘parliamentary rule’, which are nothing but means for the dictatorship of the feudals and comprador...

The India-China Face-Off: Testing Times for the Indian Leadership

May 05, 2013

The longer the India-China border face-off persists, the worse it will for the Indian government since the perception that New Delhi is unable to deal with Beijing’s bullying tactics will only get reinforced with time. For Nisar Ahmed, the sudden arrival of television crews into Leh,...