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India’s inactive approach to border infrastructure continues

On November 19, India’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced a blueprint for construction of strategic roads and permanent integrated buildings along the Line...

Is India’s government undermining its military?

In 1993, a government committee established how a “mafia” runs parallel government in India. It cited significant muscle-money power (also used by politicians for...

Can India feel the Dragon’s heat in Nepal’s Terai?

The alacrity with which China is drawing Nepal into its orbit has raised eyebrows, but the process began almost seven decades back, with Mao...

India plans AI for military but network-centric warfare capacity is stymied

In 2017, China called for the nation to become “the world’s primary artificial-intelligence innovation center” by 2030, by which time, it forecast, the country’s...

China’s base in Sri Lanka part of its dominant Indian Ocean...

Sri Lanka recently announced it was shifting its naval base from Galle to Hambantota Port – considered “China-controlled” with a major role in China’s...

China’s base in Sri Lanka part of its dominant Indian Ocean...

Sri Lanka recently announced it was shifting its naval base from Galle to Hambantota Port – considered “China-controlled” with a major role in China’s...

After Seychelles faux pas, India must learn from China

The highly classified India-Seychelles agreement, signed during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the archipelago in 2015, was leaked in March this year....

After Seychelles faux pas, India must learn from China

The highly classified India-Seychelles agreement, signed during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the archipelago in 2015, was leaked in March this year....

China’s political warfare: How vulnerable is India?

China’s global political expansion is on the march. Mao Zedong’s Ministry of Foreign Liaison initiated the 1996-2001 Maoist insurgency in Nepal that set the...