Contribution of the Indian Armed Forces to the Second World War: Book Release and Panel Discussion

The contribution of the Indian Army to the victory of the allied forces in the Second World War is immense. Unfortunately, this has not been sufficiently highlighted. The younger generation needs to be reminded of the sacrifices made by their forefathers.

January 08, 2013

Russia and Japan Clash over the Kuriles in the North Pacific

The clash between Russia and Japan over the Southern Kurils in the North Pacific highlight Russia’s emerging role in the Asia Pacific Region and its relations with China and Japan.

November 03, 2010

Lech Kaczynski: In Death too He Divides

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.

April 21, 2010

Interview with John Warden

US Air Force Colonel (Retd.) John Warden, who is now Founder and President of Venturist Inc., was interviewed by P.K. Gautam who is a retired Colonel of the Indian Army and currently Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.

April 21, 2009

NATO at 60: A Reality Check

The Alliance is facing a challenge in Afghanistan operationally and the issue of coherence organisationally.

April 02, 2009

NATO in Afghanistan: Fault lines in the transatlantic alliance?

An amicable resolution of issues between America and Europe on addressing the Afghan quagmire is unlikely given that the end state is not clearly defined.

April 02, 2009

The Children and Armed Conflict Agenda and the United Nations: Assessing a Decade of Engagement

The international community first began a co-ordinated effort to confront the complexities of the relationship between war and children with Graça Machel's groundbreaking 1996 United Nations study entitled The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children. Since then many non-governmental organizations, United Nations agencies and governments have addressed the severity of abuses of children in wars more proactively, and have advocated better protection of their rights and security.

July 28, 2006