S. Kalyanaraman

You are here

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Email
  • Whatsapp
  • Linkedin
  • S. Kalyanaraman is Research Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile.

    India’s Defence and Security Priorities

    This Brief offers an overview of India’s long established as well as more recent external defence and security priorities, and delineates the three options available to the Defence Planning Committee under the extant economic and geopolitical circumstances.

    May 24, 2018

    External Balancing in India’s China Policy

    External balancing is re-emerging as an element of policy driven by the yawning power asymmetry between India and China and China’s turn towards assertive behaviour and territorial claims.

    March 28, 2018

    India, Japan and Preservation of the Asian Territorial Order

    December 24, 2017

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr S Kalyanaraman’s article on India-Japan Strategic partnership to safeguard Asian Territorial Order, titled ‘India, Japan and Preservation of the Asian Territorial Order’ was published in E-International Relations on December 24, 2017.

    Read article

    War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

    Geo-economics was one among several ideational constructs postulated as the likely defining characteristic of international politics after the end of the Cold War. A neologism coined by Edward Luttwak, the construct was premised on 'the waning importance of military power' in the interactions among the core states of the international system, that is, those located in North America, West Europe, and East Asia.

    November 2017

    India’s Wars: A Military History, 1947–1971, by Arjun Subramaniam

    In this first of two volumes, Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam offers excellent and concise histories of India’s wars and military operations, starting with the rescue and partial liberation of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947-48 from depredating Pakistani irregulars and ending with the 1971 war for the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan’s genocidal rule. Based on published material available, and supplementing it with interviews, Subramaniam’s India’s Wars provides a layered perspective on the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of these wars and operations.

    July 2017

    Was The Non-Aligned Movement Ever Relevant for India?

    September 29, 2016

    It is a widely held belief that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was highly relevant for India and its foreign policy interests during the bipolar era of the Cold War and that it has, since the 1990s, lost this relevance in a unipolar international order.

    Asia-Pacific – Fulcrum of the International System

    July 14, 2016

    Research Fellow, IDSA, Dr S Kalyanaraman’s article on Asia-Pacific, titled ‘Asia-Pacific – Fulcrum of the International System’ was published in the July, 2016 issue of the Defence and Security Alert magazine.

    Rethinking India’s approach towards Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

    Rethinking India’s approach towards Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

    Ceding PoK as part of a settlement does not comport with India’s national and strategic interests, especially in terms of dealing with the challenge posed by China-Pakistan collaboration.

    May 03, 2016

    The Context of the Cease-Fire Decision in the 1965 India-Pakistan War

    The Context of the Cease-Fire Decision in the 1965 India-Pakistan War

    The ceasefire decision was influenced by the combination of three factors: absence of the prospect of a swift victory, concerns about Chinese military intervention, and concerted diplomatic pressure from major powers.

    September 21, 2015

    Pages

    Top