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Today’s capabilities, tomorrow’s conflicts

As India actively aspires to shape its security environment in South Asia and beyond, the future set of demands on the Indian military will be heavily

Nuclear Security in India

ORF's second edition of the Nuclear security report undertakes a fresh review of the threat perception in the light of the recent terrorist attacks in

Navigating the Near: Non-traditional Security Threats to India, 2022

National Security is most often thought of in terms of political and military threats to the State-either from other States or geo-strategic alliances. Given such

  • Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
  • Sunjoy Joshi
  • Lydia Powell

Counter-Terrorism in South Asia

ORF has launched a new book -- Counter Terrorism in South Asia. The book, released by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, is a collection

    Radical Islam: Perspectives from India and Russia

    This book is the result of a collaborative effort by the Observer Research Foundation, Delhi and the Experimental Creative Centre, Moscow to bring together perspectives

    • Sergey Kurginyan
    • Vikram Sood

    Security in a Complex Era: Emerging Challenges Facing India

    Security in a Complex Era: Emerging Challenges Facing India is a horizon scan of conceptual shifts in the nature of conflict. These shifts include the

    • Neil Padukone

    The Naxal Challenge: Causes, Linkages and Policy Options

    The Papers in the book examine the social and economic causes of the Naxalite movement, the political bases of the Naxalites, their external links, and

    • P. V. Ramana
    • Ed. P. V. Ramana