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  • US, Russia to hold talks on arms control, space security in Vienna next week

    US, Russia to hold talks on arms control, space security in Vienna next week

    The upcoming meeting would be the first formal bilateral talks between the United States and Russia on space security since 2013.

    July 25, 2020
  • CDS sans integration will be of little use

    CDS sans integration will be of little use

    The service chiefs are officially responsible for command, training, administration and preparation for war, while they are questioned on all aspects of national security and those officially responsible remain ignored.

    December 10, 2019
  • An appropriate step by the government

    An appropriate step by the government

    In retaliation to Pakistani firing on Indian villages last week, India targeted populated areas in Neelam Valley of POK.

    August 6, 2019
  • Needless gung-ho

    Needless gung-ho

    Insisting that India was capable of retaliation, Mr Doval said “What shall we do, what should be our intention, our path, our reaction, the country’s leadership is capable of deciding...whether the action is against terrorists or those who support these terrorists. We can face every kind of challenge,” he said.

    March 24, 2019
  • US First Lady Melania Trump wants White House aide fired

    US First Lady Melania Trump wants White House aide fired

    According to the US media reports, Trump and Ricardel fell out during the former's trip to Africa and quarrelled over seating arrangements on the plane.

    November 14, 2018
  • Council of Security

    Council of Security

    The decision to appoint the National Security Adviser, Ajit Kumar Doval, as the chairman of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG) of the beleaguered and unwieldy National Security Council (NSC) has surprised many strategists. Earlier, Mr Doval was appointed as chairman of the Defence Planning Committee (DPC), which virtually runs the Ministry of Defence. It has …

    October 27, 2018
  • Truncated assistance

    Truncated assistance

    More than a week before Imran Khan is sworn in as Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Donald Trump has emitted a decidedly disconcerting signal to the new establishment in Islamabad. The National Defense Authorisation Act 2019, passed by Congress on Thursday, has fixed the security-related assistance to Pakistan at $150 million a year ~ significantly lower than …

    August 10, 2018