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Rumel Dahiya

Brig (Retd) Rumel Dahiya was Deputy Director General at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile.

Uri, Surgical Strikes and International Reactions

October 04, 2016
Uri, Surgical Strikes and International Reactions

India’s diplomatic offensive launched post the Uri-attacks provided the broader context in which its decision to carry out the surgical strike needs to be seen.

Operation Golden Bird: Revisiting Counter-Insurgency on the India-Myanmar Border

July 2016

Operation Golden Bird, conducted along the Indo-Myanmar border in the North-Eastern state of Mizoram under the aegis of 57 Mountain Division (57 Mtn Div) in April–May 1995, has often been portrayed as a joint operation between the armed forces of India and Myanmar. In reality, however, this operation was planned and executed by the Indian Army alone, with troops ex 57 Mtn Div and those under operational control of Headquarters Inspector General, Assam Rifles (North) or HQ IGAR(N). The Mizoram police was excluded from the operation, at least in the initial stages.

Dealing with defence-less security system

May 08, 2016

Deputy Director General, IDSA, Brig Rumel Dahiya’s article on Defence preparedness, titled ‘Dealing with defence-less security system’ was published in ‘The Asian Age’ on May 8, 2016.

Delhi Dialogue VII : ASEAN-India Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda

2015
Delhi Dialogue VII : ASEAN-India Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN: 978-81-8274-845-3
Price: Rs. 995/-

This volume is based on the proceedings of Delhi Dialogue VII held in March 2015. It epitomizes the growing dialogue between India and ASEAN at all levels. Delhi Dialogue brings together practitioners, corporate leaders, opinion makers, academics and journalists, every year, to discuss a wide range of issues of common interest and concern that animate the India - ASEAN relationship. Discussions held at the Delhi Dialogue, subsequent to ASEAN Commemorative Summit issuing the ‘Vision Statement’ in 2012, provide a good insight into the likely scenarios and possible trends in the post-2015 era.
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A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

June 29, 2015
A Tale of Two Disputes: China’s Irrationality and India’s Stakes

In China’s foreign policy setting, the logic of ‘sovereignty’ and ‘history’ are employed or applied selectively as is evident from its reservation on India’s oil exploration in the South China Sea and its own plans to implement the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor through Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir despite India’s reservations.

Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

June 11, 2015
Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

The internal security situation in the North-eastern states is complex. It requires people with in-depth knowledge of the terrain, society, politics and culture and history of insurgency in the region to be placed in positions entrusted with the handling of affairs.

Delhi Dialogue VI: Realising the ASEAN-India Vision for Partnership and Prosperity

2015
Realising the ASEAN-India Vision for Partnership and Prosperity

This volume is based on the proceedings of Delhi Dialogue VI held in March 2014. It epitomizes the growing dialogue between India and ASEAN at all levels. Delhi Dialogue brings together practitioners, corporate leaders, opinion makers, academics and journalists, every year, to discuss a wide range of issues of common interest and concern that animate India - ASEAN relationship . Discussions held at the Delhi Dialogue, subsequent to ASEAN Commemorative issuing the ‘Vision Statement’ in 2012, provide a good insight into the likely scenarios and possible trends in the post-2015 era.
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Border Standoff: Understanding Chinese Motives

September 29, 2014
Border Standoff: Understanding Chinese Motives

The response from the Indian side during the recent border incident was much more robust. However, it is important to examine the likely motives that drive the Chinese to raise the ante before the high-level visits to India.

A New Era in Sri Lanka’s Politics?

January 12, 2015
A New Era in Sri Lanka’s Politics?

Sirisena will be expected to restore both the institutional checks and balances which saw an erosion as a result of the 18th Amendment to the constitution and the faith of minorities in the pluralistic character of Sri Lankan society.

Developments in the Gulf Region: Prospects and Challenges for India in the Next Two Decades

2014
Developments in the Gulf Region: Prospects and Challenges for India in the Next Two Decades

Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA)
ISBN: 978-81-8274-745-6
Price: Rs. 695/-
This volumes examines the current emerging social, political, economic and security trends in the Gulf Region and likely trajectory of events and plausible scenarios for the next two decades to help policy makers in India to prepare for a variety of contingencies in a region of immense importance to India.
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