Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

AVM Arjun Subramaniam (retd)

AVM Arjun Subramaniam (retd)
Arjun Subramaniam is a former fighter pilot and recently retired as an Air Vice Marshal from the IAF.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


The plan to have a India-China DGMO hotline to defuse any future standoffs between the two armies has hit a wall

Why India can no longer afford an ambiguous policy vis-à-vis China

Deterring China has been a gradual work in progress since 2014, with concern replacing fear as the primary driver in strategy formulation.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.