By threatening attacks on India, al-Qaeda hopes to ride the wave of rage over blasphemy that’s washing over West Asia. Jihadists are attacking regional rulers for putting foreign allies before fellow Muslims, and failing against India. To protect its diaspora and strategic partners, India must crack down on anti-Islam polemicists.
After six-month delay, Modi govt shouldn’t let CDS appointment get caught in turf tangles
It’s taken six months for Modi government to just begin the process of appointing a new Chief of Defence Staff. But the new rules that’ve been framed raise critical questions on seniority and job profile. CDS was a major military reform. Government shouldn’t let it get caught in turf tangles.