Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicWar

Topic: War

The world can avoid stumbling into another war in the Middle East

The worry on which the world should focus is not a deliberate and overt Iranian attack, but a miscalculation that could spiral into war.

Indian citizens have the right to know about govt actions without being dubbed ‘unpatriotic’

Accurate information available to an informed electorate is the best safeguard of democracy.

90-hour conflict with Pakistan ended in a stalemate and that’s a defeat for India

This should be a cause of concern for India as it raises questions about lack of a comprehensive security and military strategy.

What Pulwama-Balakot proves: A ‘third’ actor can still push India and Pakistan into a war

Pakistan shows there will be no clean victor in a war but finds an international community turned against it; for India, its air power deployment sounds alarm bells.

Think outside the bomb, say anti-war protesters in Delhi

After Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned, tensions between India-Pakistan have simmered down.

Farm growth slows but pride surges, and PM Modi mixing politics with dyslexia

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Peace held hostage in TV studios, and a return gift for Pakistan

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

India now awaits ‘third round’ of war-fighting and escalation before the guns cool down

Having taken a positive step to stop terrorism, India should be able to take it to its conclusion once and for all.

The way Pakistan sees it, Modi govt is playing a risky game & must de-escalate soon

PM Modi’s escalation is based on the calculation that India can afford it given the country’s diplomatic clout.

Pakistan won’t abandon its proxy war after Balakot, but will find new ways of waging it

If India’s political and public reaction is excessive, it might compel the Pakistani military leadership to escalate in an attempt to save face.

On Camera

YourTurn

Defence ministry’s PMA policy is protectionism. Indian-made arms need export market

The increase in momentum of 'self-reliance' projects by the defence ministry is palpable. But it can't be successful as a standalone initiative.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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