Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
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Topic: Strategy

China at the border, hate inside, national security weaponised – India needs a reset

Indian’s external and domestic dynamics don’t look good. It needs another Mahatma.

India must more cleverly do to China what Pakistan did to us. But don’t turn LAC into LoC

Jaishankar, Naravane, Rawat’s recent statements show they are anchoring India’s defence strategy on ‘hope’. That’s not how China works.

India-US ties not built on morals, but necessity. Biden’s Covid help delay won’t matter

Indians are saying they ‘will not forget’ US delay. Will it matter? Not in the slightest.

Modi’s India plans to be ‘vishwaguru’ but forgets soft power is useless without hard muscle

In ‘India and Asian Geopolitics’, Shivshankar Menon writes that being a vishwaguru plays well with Modi’s Hindu constituency but is hardly a realistic goal when India is a net importer of knowledge.

India needs an honest national security document for the next decade, just like Britain made

In 1946, a telegram from Moscow gave the US a strategy that lasted four decades. India too needs an honest security doctrine that keeps it match-fit in a changing world.

One of the few issues Nixon & Kennedy agreed on was US helping India win race against China

In her new book, Fateful Triangle, Tanvi Madan writes about how China has been the crucial factor driving the relationship between India and the US.

A new survey reveals what India’s strategic community thinks about Pakistan, China and US

Economic issues and China are India’s biggest challenges. The US, South and Southeast Asia, and the Indo-Pacific offer the biggest opportunities.

How incidents like Pulwama terror attack catch liberals on the wrong foot

The BJP-led govt is in charge of the security of our borders, while we take charge of human rights.

The carnage in Kashmir is the price India is paying for having no policy on Pakistan

Like previous regimes, the NDA too has failed to forge a stable policy within a strategic framework to deal with Pakistan and its strategy of ‘inflicting a thousand cuts’.

Money, honour, hope – Why Donald Trump’s US & Imran Khan’s Pakistan are having an open spat

New Twitter spat between Donald Trump and Imran Khan is actually an old argument.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.
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