Subhashish writes, In the backdrop of the four day visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India, is an evolving story of the maritime presence of France and United Kingdom in the Indo-Pacific region.
Nihar writes, recent protest by China regarding PM Modi’s visit to Arunachal, and the border violation attempts may seem to be normal and routine. However the tone and tenor of recent protests, combined with the increased frequency of transgressions (according to official statistics, there were 415 border violations in 2017 with 216 of them leading to face-offs between the troops) tells a different story and arguably reveals that, these are deliberate and well thought out strategy being adopted by Beijing as part of their three warfare strategy.
Narender writes, Tthere is no wisdom in fighting hybrid and irregular war with regular forces. Hybrid must be fought by hybrid resources and irregulars could be fought with hybrid resources. Soviet Union lost Afghan war because they fought irregulars with regulars and that resulted in one of the biggest military reversals in the 20th century.
The Strategic Panel Discussion setting is premised on the prevailing global geopolitical developments and its wider ramifications for regional peace and security. The discussion provided a broad overview of geopolitical and strategic trends in the Indo-Pacific and Geo Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region, and their impact on regional stability and balance of power