Comments and Briefs

Japan’s Lost Moment in Osaka

While Japan envisions its role as a leading promoter of rules-based liberal international order, the G20 tested Japan’s leadership in championing the cause of trade liberalisation and resisting protectionism.

July 12, 2019

No Further Increase in Defence Outlay: Need to Move On

It would be nice to see the defence ministry setting up a task force and submitting actionable recommendations which could be considered by the finance minister while deciding the defence outlay next year.

July 10, 2019

India’s Defence Budget 2019-20

With the latest Union budget keeping the MoD interim allocation unchanged, the MoD has an uphill task in managing its resources and in funding its modernisation programmes.

July 08, 2019

The West Asian Crisis and Oil Price Expectations

As concerns over a potential conflict in the region grow, the pressing issue of what a conflict would mean for the price of international crude oil needs to be addressed urgently.

July 04, 2019

Indo-US Defence Partnership: Future Prospects

Given India’s evolving procurement system, efforts should be made to enhance compatibility of technology from various sources. This may require greater cooperation with the US since many of India’s suppliers other than Russia depend on US technologies for their products.

June 26, 2019

Defence Agenda for Modi Government 2.0

Implementing the outlined 27 reform measures in four broad areas – Planning, Defence Budget, Acquisition and Make in India – would strengthen defence preparedness and build a credible defence industrial base.

June 06, 2019

WhatsApp: One Call away from being a spyware

The WhatsApp bug brings to light the same old dilemma between safeguarding individual privacy and enabling the state to undertake surveillance in the interest of security.

June 03, 2019

Publications

  • Journal of Defence Studies
  • Strategic Analysis

Events

Multimedia

Y B Chavan Memorial Lecture by Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat

Addressing the Challenges of Hybrid Conflict in the 21st Century
November 28, 2018

Shifting Geopolitics in Asia:

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

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