Comments and Briefs

Fighting Falcon: The End of an Era?

Is the termination of an unprecedented 40-year production run of the F-16 an indication of the beginning of the end for this versatile combat aircraft?

January 19, 2018

Continuance of Declaration on Disturbed Area in Nagaland is a Decision based on Perception without Foresight

The declaration of the Disturbed Area provision is fundamentally at odds with the mutually accommodative integration endeavour of the Nagas with the Indian Union as envisioned in the 2015 framework agreement.

January 16, 2018

Nigerian Air Force and COIN Operations

The Nigerian Air Force’s impending acquisition of the JF-17 is a cautionary tale of the need for armed forces everywhere to assess their respective operational environment in a realistic manner and then devise an appropriate equipment procurement strategy.

January 16, 2018

Compact Fusion: Are the Energy Equations About to Change?

Advanced technologies and supercomputing have accelerated the pace of research and development in the field of nuclear fusion.

January 10, 2018

Publication of the National Register of Citizens: a positive step, but what next

Since the deportation of illegal migrants is not feasible, the only option before the government is to let them reside in the country on humanitarian grounds but after stripping them of all citizenship rights.

January 04, 2018


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Shifting Geopolitics in Asia:

India-Japan Relations and the Future of Indo-Pacific Region
December 8, 2017

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