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Syed Ata Hasnain

Syed Ata Hasnain

The author commanded the 15 Corps in J&K and is now the Chancellor, Central University of Kashmir

India needs to think more strategically about information as a system to win standoffs

It’s about time India thought more strategically about information as a system to win standoffs in the entire spectrum of military operations.

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NDA-3’s foreign policy hurdles

It was one of the success stories of NDA-2, something not too many people expected at the outset

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Islamic State is focusing on subcontinent and India in particular

One of the major challenges for the next government at the Centre would be the dilution of divisiveness a phenomenon promoting potential IS effectiveness

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Fighting Pak’s J&K strategy: Islamabad will continue to pursue its designs

Irrespective of who comes to power in India, Islamabad will continue to pursue its designs

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Masood Azhar’s proscription

Only thing awkward about UNSC’s action is the absence of specific mention of Pulwama carnage

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Resisting US pressure on Iran: India is stuck between rock and hard place

The potential withdrawal of Iran’s oil resources from the market has raised the price of oil to $75.

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In J&K, government faces the challenge of safe movement of soldiers

Just after the Pulwama incident, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) attempted different measures to reduce the footprint of vehicular movement so as to offer lesser opportunity to terrorists to…

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Having an eye in sky in form of satellites is a major advantage for militaries

With a process code-named Mission Shakti, India became the fourth country in the world to develop this specialised technology and successfully test it, after the US, Russia and China.

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Masood Azhar and China's 'new great game'

What is China’s national interest which forces it to be out of sync with international sentiment and stand by its strategic partner, Pakistan at this juncture? 

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Pulwama aftermath: Pakistan has a propensity to play mind games

Pakistani leadership has a propensity to play mind games using the nuclear option even at the early period of the escalatory spiral. 

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Pulwama terror attack: Return of IEDs after a decade

The IED and its derivative the car bomb are today two of the most potent weapons of terror.

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Last copter from Afghanistan: Taliban chooses to continue fighting while negotiating with the US

The Taliban is deeply suspicious of US intent. As a non-state entity, it is difficult to negotiate with, as it is not bound by conventions and rules; there can be no certainty that the Taliban…

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Five security threats in 2019

The armed forces have to project deterrence and dissuasion, foremost issue in this domain is the determination of threats.

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Iran: A port of call for India

The Indian firm India Ports Global Limited has formally taken over operations at the Shahid Beheshti port in Chabahar.

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Secure through 2018, India has work cut out for New Year

India's major strategic security concerns revolved around its relations with China, US, Russia and Pakistan
 

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