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The Maoist insurgents have been expanding their footprint across India’s heartland over the past several years, and their red line of rebellion now runs from Pashupati (in Nepal) to Tirupati (in South India). At its height, the Maoist insurgency was visible in over 200 districts...

Military dictators of Pakistan, and General Pervez Musharraf in particular, have had a tendency to make news with their air travel. General Zia-ul-Haq was killed while flying, while Musharraf took over the country, following his stand-off with Nawaz Sharif, while on a flight from Colombo....

The ‘drone’ is emerging a favourite weapon of the powerful western countries: giving them hi-tech capabilities with no damage to their own lives and equipment, since these are mostly invisible—operating from as high as 50,000 feet—until they strike. Officially called UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), it...

About two years ago, while moderating a session at a well-attended international conference in London, I dared to state in the presence of some well-known US and Pakistani academics that America had rushed into the wrong country after the 9/11 attacks. They should have gone...

India’s recent attack on militant groups operating out of camps in Myanmar, has created considerable excitement within sections of the India’s strategic affairs community, the media and politicians of opposition parties, all of them questioning the wisdom of the NDA government for going public with...