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Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd) Writes :  Myanmar is poised to go to the polls in November this year[1]. The parties in the fray are the […]

Islamic State Names new Emir in ‘Bengal’

Brig Narender writes, suicide attacks on multiple religious places in Sri Lanka have given impetus to the ideology of Islamic State of Khurasan (IS-K). Nominating a new Emir of Bengal is letting the world know Islamic State is present in South Asia.

UN warns Bangladesh Rohingya Long-Term Stay Likely

Brig Narender writes, Presence of such a large number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh itself is a security threat to India. The youths are an easy target of radicals and Islamic terrorists. The Arakan Liberation Army is already active in Rakhine State and may soon find their foot prints in Bangladesh and North east India.


The annual USI National Security Seminar was held on 01-02 November 2018 at the United Service Institution of India (USI), New Delhi. The USI National Security Seminar has focussed on the Indo-Pacific Region since 2009 and this was the 10th edition of the Indo-Pacific series. The theme for this year’s seminar was “Evolving Geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific Region: Challenges and Prospects”. The seminar brought together varying perspectives on strategic challenges, and prospects for cooperation in the security and economic domains

Rohingyas – Refugees or citizens of Myanmar?

Palak writes, Rohingyas deserve their country’s citizenship from the very beginning itself but they couldn’t access it.
Even today the government doesn’t really seems to want to make their lives any better.