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New Study Highlights Shortcomings in China’s Military Transformation

A recent study by RAND states that whilst PLA is becoming more professional and more capable with regards to deterring or, if necessary, countering US military intervention in the Asia-Pacific region, this transformation remains incomplete. There are perceived gaps between current PLA capabilities and the demands of winning a local war under informatized conditions and successfully executing the PLA’s other missions.


Uranium Tracking and the Double Standard

In her response to Mark Hibb’s recent article in the magazine The Diplomat, Dr. Roshan Khaniejo of the USI refutes the call for tracking India’s imported uranium as being unduly alarmist and smacking of Western double standard in its dealings with India’s responsible nuclear policy.


Modi-Obama-Nuclear Agreement

Dr Roshan writes – As far as the nuclear issues are concerned have the two countries been able to break the nuclear logjam in the civil nuclear arena?

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India to Acquire Second Nuclear Submarine from Russia

Dr. Roshan Khaniejo writes: India has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia. It already has a 8,140-tonne Akula Class submarine renamed INS Chakra , which was also leased from Russia in 2011. If the trial goes as desired then in the next two years, India can become the sixth country to have developed niche technical capability to build and operate a nuclear sub.