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A new frontier: Space warfare
Feb 27, 2024

A new frontier: Space warfare

Recent reports about Russia's experiments with new space technology have set off alarm bells in countries worldwide

Academia: A new frontier in China's foreign policy
Sep 20, 2017

Academia: A new frontier in China's foreign policy

There are growing concerns that China is actively using academic and cultural institutions as tools of its foreign policy, often to the detriment of l

As China Strengthens Army Logistics, the Implications for India’s Eastern Frontier
Nov 26, 2021

As China Strengthens Army Logistics, the Implications for India’s Eastern Frontier

Logistics is meaningless if it cannot do what is central to war—fighting. In order to bolster the logistical capabilities of all the major service branches of the Chinese military—including the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), PLA Air Force (PLAAF), and the PLA Rocket Force (PLARF)—the People’s Republic of China (PRC) under President Xi Jinping established a Joint Logistic Support Force (JLSF) in 2016. To what extent does the JLSF

Beckoning Frontiers: Virgin Vistas for Indian Security
Jan 19, 2004

Beckoning Frontiers: Virgin Vistas for Indian Security

A second Green Revolution is in the offing given the recent announcements by the central government. The highlight of Finance minister Mr Jaswant Singh¿s January 9 pre-poll sops was the setting up of a Rs. 50,000 crore Agriculture Infrastructure and Credit Fund, to be operational in four weeks and providing end use credit at 200 base points below PLR.

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan
Aug 10, 2022

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan

The clash of the frontier between the US and China is inevitable; Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit has simply brought this truth nearer. 

Digital democracies and virtual frontiers: How do we safeguard democracy in the 4IR?
Dec 10, 2021

Digital democracies and virtual frontiers: How do we safeguard democracy in the 4IR?

Open societies have always defended their borders stoutly and they must also safeguard the new digital frontlines

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India
Jan 26, 2022

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India

India is seen as a bridging power that can narrow the divide between the developed and developing countries through the use and regulation of new and

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border
Jan 08, 2024

Fencing frontiers with Myanmar: The benefits and challenges of FMR along India-Myanmar border

Initiated in 1970, the FMR experienced a resurgence in 2016, finding a place within the broader Act East Policy of New Delhi.

Getting to the Green Frontier
Jan 26, 2022

Getting to the Green Frontier

The Indian government’s commitment to pursuing low-carbon development is evident in its ambitious targets and path-breaking climate initiatives

India-Gulf ties over the next decade: Navigating frontier areas for cooperation
Apr 26, 2021

India-Gulf ties over the next decade: Navigating frontier areas for cooperation

The pandemic has opened opportunities to reinvent our connections on new bases, as we have been doing over several centuries.

Indian Frontier Administrative Service: An unexplored ace in India’s deck
Sep 28, 2020

Indian Frontier Administrative Service: An unexplored ace in India’s deck

If resurrected today, the role of the IFAS needs to be redefined, that is not to be an exact copy of the 1950s IFAS. The IFAS of the current day and a

Iran and Pakistan open a new frontier of conflict
Jan 19, 2024

Iran and Pakistan open a new frontier of conflict

Both Iran and Pakistan have their hands full with regional conflicts. Neither would want to escalate it beyond a point as their resources are already

Latin America: The last frontier for India’s foreign policy
Jun 06, 2022

Latin America: The last frontier for India’s foreign policy

Trade and investment opportunities galore in Latin America; India should formulate a proper policy to make the most of it.

Modi's frontier
Feb 26, 2014

Modi's frontier

For the next government, tough rhetoric on the boundary question is no substitute for coping with the multiple challenges arising from China's new status as a first-rate power. With China emerging as the second-largest economy in the world, comprehensive commercial cooperation with Beijing is an imperative that no Indian government can ignore.

Myanmar: A new frontier for India?
Jun 28, 2013

Myanmar: A new frontier for India?

Myanmar has become a preferred investment and trade destination as the South-East Asian country has been able to generate great interest from businesses and nations worldwide.

Navigating the AI Frontier: Tackling anthropomorphisation in generative AI systems
Jan 31, 2024

Navigating the AI Frontier: Tackling anthropomorphisation in generative AI systems

Although anthropomorphisation in AI can improve user interaction and trust in systems, it can lead to unrealistic expectations, ethical dilemmas, and

New India-China clash: What use of special frontier force reveals
Sep 01, 2020

New India-China clash: What use of special frontier force reveals

Was the new border clash ‘pre-planned’ & ‘carefully executed’? The use of Special Frontier Force is very telling.

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth
Feb 08, 2024

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth

AI is undeniably causing disruptions across the board. However, a shift in narrative is required to view AI as a constructive force, focusing on its p

Rising tensions on the Himalayan frontier
Jul 06, 2017

Rising tensions on the Himalayan frontier

India and China are mired in their longest border confrontation since the war of 1962.

Seabed critical minerals: An emerging frontier for India-Australia collaboration
Dec 07, 2023

Seabed critical minerals: An emerging frontier for India-Australia collaboration

Close collaboration between India and Australia can pave the way to extract critical minerals by undertaking seabed mining in a responsible and sustai

Seeking the next frontier
Apr 01, 2019

Seeking the next frontier

India’s successful ASAT test is a technology marker.

Tech becomes CCP’s new frontier for spreading its influence
Dec 27, 2021

Tech becomes CCP’s new frontier for spreading its influence

CCP’s control over social media continues to expand as it aims to control the global narrative and present a favourable image to the world.

Tech-driven counterterrorism: Navigating new frontiers
Mar 29, 2024

Tech-driven counterterrorism: Navigating new frontiers

There is a growing need for adaptive counter-terrorism strategies and global collaboration to navigate the intersection of technology and terrorism ef

The Pacific frontier of France
Aug 04, 2023

The Pacific frontier of France

France hopes to broaden its area of influence in the Indo-Pacific by establishing close cooperation with the Pacific Island States

The product space frontier: Opportunities for strategic investment
Aug 10, 2018

The product space frontier: Opportunities for strategic investment

India should strategically map pathways for diversification using the product space technology and upgrade capabilities at the frontier of its product

Baluchistan on the boil
Jan 04, 2006

Baluchistan on the boil

Pakistan¿s largest province, Baluchistan, is again on the boil. Two rocket firing incidents took place in early December, 2005. The first incident involved firing on a helicopter carrying the Inspector-General of the Frontier Corps. In the second, a rocket was fired at a public meeting addressed by Gen Pervez Musharraf at Kohlu. These incidents appear to have provided an immediate provocation to launch an operation by the Pakistan Army and the F

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War
Sep 01, 2023

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has served as a laboratory test to assess the effectiveness of Cyber Warfare (CW) capabilities. It would be misleading, however, to extrapolate sweeping conclusions from this conflict about the relative ineffectiveness of CW. Rather, diligence should be exercised by Indian strategic and military planners in assessing the CW capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF) and enhancing

Bin Laden: The Nemesis Ahead
Oct 19, 2004

Bin Laden: The Nemesis Ahead

There was a massacre of hundreds of Shias of Gilgit in the Northern Areas (NA) of Pakistan (before 1947 called the Northern Areas of Jammu & Kashmir) in 1988 following a demand raised by them for the creation of an autonomous Shia state to be called the Karakoram State, consisting of the Shia majority areas of the NA, Punjab and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).

Closer to the edge
Nov 23, 2021

Closer to the edge

China is populating the rugged Himalayan frontier; India should, too

Completing the 1991 Agenda: Reforms for the Fourth Industrial Revolution 
Jul 24, 2021

Completing the 1991 Agenda: Reforms for the Fourth Industrial Revolution 

The reforms of 1991 were designed for a different technological frontier than what faces India in 2021.

India must stay in Afghanistan
Dec 06, 2011

India must stay in Afghanistan

A retreat from Afghanistan now would mean accepting the Chinese game of restricting our role to our national frontiers. The 21st Century belongs to Asia and we are an important part of that new Asia. Let us not choose a destiny that casts us aside.

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future
Apr 23, 2021

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future

An in-depth focus on materials science must be part of India’s innovation strategy to fuel core economic sectors and frontier sectors that will driv

Pak Army's Second Kargil
Apr 13, 2004

Pak Army's Second Kargil

Waziristan last month ostensibly to hunt down al Qaida and Talibanelements has been a visible failure which could dramatically alterthe already existing fault lines in the force divided betweenloyalty to Musharraf, nation and religion.South Waziristan is one of the seven areas -Khyber, Kurram,Orakzai, Mohmand, Bajaur, North and South Waziristan - which wereclubbed together as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)by the British who wanted

Pakistan’s Schools of Terror
Apr 10, 2023

Pakistan’s Schools of Terror

Terror training schools, teaching hundreds of new and young recruits in suicide missions and use of sophisticated weapons like AK-47, Mi-5 and Surface to Air Missiles (SAMs), have been active in many parts of Pakistan, including Punjab, North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Waziristan and Pak-occupied Kashmir.

Powershift in Colombo is Delhi's opportunity
Jan 12, 2015

Powershift in Colombo is Delhi's opportunity

As a new government led by Maithripala Sirisena takes charge in Colombo, New Delhi has a valuable opportunity to arrest the drift in bilateral relations over the last few years. The Modi government, less constrained internally than the UPA government, is in a good position to rebuild the partnership with Sri Lanka that occupies a vital position on India's maritime frontiers to the south.