Thomas Mathew

Dr. Thomas Mathew was Deputy Director General at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi from 2007-10. Click here for detailed profile

Lech Kaczynski: In Death too He Divides

April 21, 2010

In death too, Lech Kaczynski has divided the nation first by the decision of the Polish authorities to give him a resting place at Wawel Castle and then by giving Russia an opportunity to make strong overtures that could blunt the opposition of all but the strongest pro-West parties of Poland.

In Search of Congruence Perspectives on India-US Relations under the Obama Administration


Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
ISBN 81-86019-65-0
Rs. 395
Free E-Book Available
This collection of essays attempts to assess the complexities and prospective direction of India-US relations under the Obama administration. Each chapter in this volume, examines his pronouncements on major security and foreign policy issues from his election campaign days, and traces the current course of his policies in those areas and their possible implications for India. Being an early assessment of how the relationship is likely to evolve, this book should be of interest to policy makers, the business community and discerning scholars.

Signs of the Emerging Third Leg: Strengthening India’s Triad

Summer 2008

Nuclear weapons are seen as the ultimate guarantors of nations’ security.

Saving India-U.S. Partnership

July 19, 2009

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the U.S.-India Business Council in Washington D.C. on 17th June rekindling hope that India-U.S.

India’s Confrontation with Terror: Need for Bold Initiatives

February 25, 2009

Since 2001, Islamic terrorists have struck India with frightening frequency and ferocity. The most disturbing aspect of these attacks is that they have spread into the hinterland from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) which was the main focus of the terrorists in the late 80s and the following decade.

David Miliband is not Right

January 22, 2009

British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, arrived in India on his two-day visit on 13 January, barely a month and a half after the carnage in Mumbai.

Essential Elements of India's Defence Offset Policy - A Critique

January 2009

Offsets have been variously defined. In essence, offsets in defence, as in civil trade, are compensations that a buyer seeks from the seller for the purchase of goods and/or services.

NATO Expansion Hits Russian Roadblock in Georgia

September 17, 2008

The Russian military blitzkrieg to counter the Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili’s dispatch of his Israeli and US trained and equipped forces to retake the breakaway region of South Ossetia on Au

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