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Non-state actors will be key players in future
Oct 28, 2009

Non-state actors will be key players in future

Mr Efraim Halevy, a former Mossad chief and National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel, addressed the ORF faculty on developments in West Asia

Pakistan, and not just its 'non-state actors', are responsible for Pulwama attack
Mar 05, 2019

Pakistan, and not just its 'non-state actors', are responsible for Pulwama attack

The way it is currently configured, Pakistan is unlikely to to mend itself any time in the foreseeable future.

Protecting India's interests in the Middle East: Militancy and non-state actors
Apr 07, 2017

Protecting India's interests in the Middle East: Militancy and non-state actors

Although the trajectory of India's relations with the Middle East remains a grey area, in the future, it can become a defining relationship to global security.

Regional Co-operation Against Non-State Actors
Feb 26, 2004

Regional Co-operation Against Non-State Actors

The threat to regional security is mainly from pan-Islamic jihadi terrorist organisations and not from ideological or ethnic terrorist groups.

States’ use of non-state actors in cyberspace
Aug 17, 2023

States’ use of non-state actors in cyberspace

Without proper legislation, states using non-state actors for cyberwarfare pose a significant threat to governments, businesses, and individuals

Terror Inc.: Combating state and non-state actors
Sep 27, 2017

Terror Inc.: Combating state and non-state actors

Does non-state terrorism truly exist? Can a terror organisation that is designated as a non-state actor become big without some degree of state involv

What India should know about non-state actors, counterterrorism and asymmetric warfare
Jan 09, 2021

What India should know about non-state actors, counterterrorism and asymmetric warfare

It is imperative for India to remember that fighting DIY and crude armed technologies could well be more difficult to achieve than traditional warfare

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future
Apr 10, 2024

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future

Defined by the principles of plausible deniability and the tangible strategic effect against adversaries, covert sea operations, especially with UUVs,

CBR Threats: New Face of Terrorism
Dec 13, 2011

CBR Threats: New Face of Terrorism

Chemical-Biological and Radiological (CBR) threats are being increasingly perceived as the new face of terrorism. The possibility of non-state actors employing non-conventional weapons using CBR materials.

Drone warfare in Myanmar: Strategic implications
Jun 19, 2024

Drone warfare in Myanmar: Strategic implications

As the conflict in Myanmar escalates, an increasing use of commercial weaponised drones by non-state actors is observed. This spread of drone warfare

India and the Economic Meltdown: Challenges and Possible Responses
Apr 15, 2009

India and the Economic Meltdown: Challenges and Possible Responses

The financial crisis across the globe and the ensuing responses by nations and non-state actors has dominated both public consciousness and political debate in the recent past. The discussion on suitable stimulus packages, the causes for the financial disorder and future restructuring of the financial systems has often been dominated by the rhetoric of specific constituencies serving individual interests even as it loses sight of the substantive

Navigating uncertainty: India's strategic dilemma in Myanmar
Mar 16, 2024

Navigating uncertainty: India's strategic dilemma in Myanmar

The Arakan Army's hold on vital areas along the Kaladan project route requires India to balance the Junta and other factions to safeguard its strategi

Redefining multi-stakeholderism for internet
Nov 15, 2014

Redefining multi-stakeholderism for internet

Democratic multi-stakeholderism has the potential to mitigate the genuine concerns of sovereign nations in terms of protection of their cyber resources and infrastructure - not only from anonymous hackers and non-state actors, but also from the overarching surveillance mounted by the US and its allies.

Risk Assessment and Escalation Management in India-Pakistan Conflicts
Dec 15, 2021

Risk Assessment and Escalation Management in India-Pakistan Conflicts

Since August 2021 when the US withdrew from Afghanistan, ceasefire violations at the India-Pakistan Line of Control (LoC) and killings of minorities in J&K have been reported. Indeed, the fall of Kabul to the Taliban has bolstered the anti-India establishment and the terrorist groups in Pakistan—putting the February 2021 ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan under stress. India's conventional military response of the type of the 'S

Securing critical undersea infrastructure
Jun 13, 2024

Securing critical undersea infrastructure

The challenges of disruption of critical undersea infrastructure loom large. Thus, significant emphasis needs to be placed on the security and protect

Social Marginalisation in Urban India and the Role of the State
Sep 15, 2023

Social Marginalisation in Urban India and the Role of the State

Urban inequality is a blight experienced by many cities, even in the developed world.In developing countries like India, these social and economic inequalities become even morepronounced, with living conditions in certain populations crossing the line to the abysmal. Inthese cities, agencies responsible for addressing welfare concerns are unable to do so, as theythemselves grapple with a host of challenges. This paper argues that any positive tra

Strengthening India’s Global Influence through a Sound Public Diplomacy Policy
Oct 23, 2023

Strengthening India’s Global Influence through a Sound Public Diplomacy Policy

This brief tackles the crucial role of public diplomacy in enhancing India's global influence. It argues that India should exert effort to communicate its rich cultural heritage and economic growth story to foreign audiences, and recommends a roadmap that involves linking public diplomacy to national security, the establishment of a specialised public diplomacy agency, and creating the position of a chief public diplomat. A well-structured public

Techniques and technology: Predicting ‘small war’ trends in Jammu and Kashmir
Jul 20, 2021

Techniques and technology: Predicting ‘small war’ trends in Jammu and Kashmir

The Jammu attack has presaged a model that deepens and exploits asymmetries between two uneven actors and where the weaker side tries to balance the s

Terrorism in South Asia: US-India Perspectives
Jul 20, 2010

Terrorism in South Asia: US-India Perspectives

Because of the tacit and overt alliance between the constituents of policymaking institutions and the violent non-state actors in Pakistan, it is imperative to review the current strategies and policies to evolve a more comprehensive set of actions.

The Dynamics of LTTE’S Commercial Maritime Infrastructure
Jun 04, 2005

The Dynamics of LTTE’S Commercial Maritime Infrastructure

This paper examines the maritime infrastructure of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)--tracing the history of the development of its maritime organisation, infrastructure and strategy. The paper focuses on the salience of sea power as perceived by a violent non-state actor and provides a perspective on how non-state actors employ sea power in asymmetric conflicts

Time to beat Pakistan at its own game
Sep 22, 2016

Time to beat Pakistan at its own game

Pakistan has been a master of conventional hybrid warfare, using allegedly non-state actors to torment India.

पाण्याखालचे युद्ध: भविष्यातील UAV च्या गुप्त कारवाया
May 04, 2024

पाण्याखालचे युद्ध: भविष्यातील UAV च्या गुप्त कारवाया

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