Friday, August 18, 2017

50 years of Naxalism, Virgin dreams amidst rivers of Blood

24 May 1967 is recognized as the day of Naxalbari incident, which led to the emergence of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist insurgency in India, known as the...

India’s Army is Economically Unprepared to Engage in Conventional Warfare with...

Any war between India and Pakistan involves more than just strategic and political underpinnings. Civil society’s call for declaring war on Pakistan in the...

Why is the Indian state forsaking the army in J&K which...

The Siamese twins, the army and the state have never been separated since they were born some eight thousand years ago. Army is a...

Guillotining Pakistanis for Pakistan: Collateral Damage to Sponsor Terrorism

Pakistan today experiences one of the worst kinds of terrorist attacks, targeting religious minorities, women and children. Mostly civilians are losing their lives, giving...

Why cant India deter terrorists the way Israel deter ISIS?

“You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than 48 percent...

India needs to shift the Chinese discourse from security to partnership...

In the second round of The Dialogue Interviews, Founding Editor Kazim Rizvi sat down with sinologist Dr. B.R Deepak for an in-depth discussion on...

Make South Asia Nuclear-Weapon Free Again

Current politicisation of the nuclear-weapons debate has made them innocuously ‘sacred’ and ‘holy’ for right-wing ideologists. The debate of changing India’s nuclear doctrine by...

Creating space for a limited conventional response – Part 2

The first step of constructing an India—Pakistan conflict escalation framework is to understand the conventional and nuclear thresholds for both states. This step will...

Creating space for a limited conventional response

The events over the last twenty days on the sensitive India—Pakistan Line of Control (LOC) have meant that this protracted conflict has once again...

Counter Insurgency 3.0

India has been fighting Counter Insurgency in J&K since 1990. In the years before 2004, we suffered enormous casualties as seen in the graph...