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National security is about politics
Apr 29, 2019

National security is about politics

National security has always been a part of national politics. What has changed is only the way this issue is now playing out in the public domain.

National security is defining Globalisation 2.0
Jun 06, 2023

National security is defining Globalisation 2.0

The Biden administration has been uncommonly vigorous in shaping American policy to maintain American hegemony or Globalisation 2.0

National Security: The Need for a Doctrine
Feb 10, 2014

National Security: The Need for a Doctrine

Many strategic analysts in India have suggested that the country evolve a national security doctrine to guide its armed forces and governmental system in dealing with matters relating to national security. The Observer Research Foundation took the initiative to examine the issue in its entirety. This report details the outcome of a discussion amongst the country's noted security experts.

A check over of the U.S.’s much anticipated National Security Strategy
Oct 31, 2022

A check over of the U.S.’s much anticipated National Security Strategy

The release of the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review and the Missile Defense Review reinforces the central message of the Biden administration’s National Security Strategy, which focuses on the current decade as being a ‘decisive’ one

Agenda for the new Govt: Reform and restructure the national security system
May 19, 2014

Agenda for the new Govt: Reform and restructure the national security system

Across Asia, there is a great demand for India to play a more active role, one befitting its size and interests. But, whenever push comes to shove, we run up against two problems-first, our economy that lacks heft and second, our military which unable to play a role outside our borders.

Ajit Doval's new job description won't change India's national security management
Oct 15, 2018

Ajit Doval's new job description won't change India's national security management

Making the NSA the chairman of the Strategic Policy Group of the National Security Council could be part of an effort to paper over the real problems relating to the dysfunctional defence system.

Are Nuclear Weapons Gaining New Salience in National Security Strategies?
Jun 18, 2021

Are Nuclear Weapons Gaining New Salience in National Security Strategies?

Nuclear states are clearly planning for the long-term future of their nuclear capabilities.

Between the lines: How the BJP and Congress manifestos hold up on national security
Apr 12, 2019

Between the lines: How the BJP and Congress manifestos hold up on national security

Against the backdrop of the Pulwama suicide bombing and the Balakot air-strikes, national security has acquired a political salience that it might not have otherwise. This is reflected in the manifestos of both the main national parties, the BJP and the Congress.

Bracing for Trump’s vision of international security
Mar 11, 2024

Bracing for Trump’s vision of international security

Trump’s approach to transatlantic security, the US’s allies in the Indo-Pacific, and security concerns in West Asia will be shaping his vision of

Do stolen Rafale deal papers affect national security?
Mar 08, 2019

Do stolen Rafale deal papers affect national security?

What is surprising and incomprehensible is that an Act — the Official Secrets Act — that was an effective instrument to sustain the colonial rule

Earth Observation Satellites are essential for India’s national security
Sep 20, 2021

Earth Observation Satellites are essential for India’s national security

Why satellites like the EOS-3, unsuccessfully launched in August, are important instruments for the military

Germany’s National Security Strategy: Where the devil is in the lack of detail
Jun 19, 2023

Germany’s National Security Strategy: Where the devil is in the lack of detail

While Germany’s National Security Strategy is a welcome step, it remains ambiguous on a few crucial fronts

Germany’s new national security strategy 
Apr 12, 2022

Germany’s new national security strategy 

In response to the Ukrainian crisis, Germany has introduced a new national security strategy, altering its longstanding policies.

GISAT-1 is important, but India also needs small satellites for national security
Mar 02, 2020

GISAT-1 is important, but India also needs small satellites for national security

The planned launch of satellites in the coming year and beyond by the ISRO does not include small satellites.

Health Policy belongs to the national security domain and different stakeholders must engage
Apr 18, 2020

Health Policy belongs to the national security domain and different stakeholders must engage

Samir Saran, President, ORF was interviewed by Oxford Political Review in the backdrop of the Indian government’s decision to enforce a complete loc

Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Implications for India
Oct 08, 2020

Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Implications for India

China has enacted a National Security Law for the special administrative region of Hong Kong. The provisions of the law can be used to curb peaceful dissent and enhance Beijing’s control over the region. It has the potential to not only change Hong Kong’s legal and political autonomy, but also alter its status as a global financial centre. This paper offers an overview of the national security law and its implications for the ‘one country,

India at the United Nations: An analysis of Indian multilateral strategies on international security and development
Aug 10, 2023

India at the United Nations: An analysis of Indian multilateral strategies on international security and development

This paper explores how India has been able to achieve cooperation in the sphere of international development, but has been unable to replicate such success on issues of international security. It maps out India’s engagement on these two issues through four case studies and places them in the context of multilateral theory and international cooperation theory. It further considers factors within the game theoretic models of cooperation, includi

Indian national security and defence in 2019: Modi ticks three boxes
Dec 27, 2019

Indian national security and defence in 2019: Modi ticks three boxes

Political will, which is otherwise scarce in New Delhi, is precisely what Modi demonstrated whether it was Balakot, the Kinetic Direct Ascent Anti-Sat

India’s national security challenge
Jul 03, 2019

India’s national security challenge

India’s national security landscape, if not irretrievably perilous, is stressed and susceptible to conflict with its neighbouring rivals.

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi
Apr 11, 2019

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi

The Indian prime minister’s national security credentials are poised to have benefits at the polls.

Interaction with Harold Furchtgott-Roth on China, 5G, and national security
Aug 14, 2019

Interaction with Harold Furchtgott-Roth on China, 5G, and national security

ORF organised an interaction on the extent and security risks of 5G spectrum technology and the role of Huawei as a provider of 5G technology and equipment. The discussion was led by Harold Furchtgott-Roth, chaired by Kanchan Gupta.

ISRO's commitment to India's national security
Nov 02, 2016

ISRO's commitment to India's national security

India abstains from talking space technology in the context of national security.

Japan to revise its National Security Strategy
Dec 23, 2021

Japan to revise its National Security Strategy

The growing threats have propelled Japan to reconsider its existing National Security Strategy under the new leadership of Kishida Fumio.

Lessons from the Ukraine conflict for India’s national security management
Feb 28, 2022

Lessons from the Ukraine conflict for India’s national security management

India should strengthen its national security as the Ukraine conflict unveils new fronts on which future wars would be waged.

Nuclear bomb not the ultimate answer to national security: Mani Shankar Aiyar
Jun 07, 2011

Nuclear bomb not the ultimate answer to national security: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Senator Douglas Roche has urged the India to lead the movement for disarmament of nuclear weapons, saying India under the leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh was serious about nuclear disarmament.

Outer space and international security
Dec 28, 2019

Outer space and international security

The realm of space is “fluid, contested and driven by politics.”

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A policy rooted in delusions and wishful thinking
Jan 21, 2022

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A policy rooted in delusions and wishful thinking

Would the new NSP bring about much-required reform in Pakistan or will it just double down on its past rhetoric?

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A yay or a yawn? (Part 2)
Jan 23, 2022

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A yay or a yawn? (Part 2)

In the second of a two-part series, the NSP’s promises on the economy, security, India and terrorism are dissected through a critical lens

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A yay or a yawn?
Jan 22, 2022

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: A yay or a yawn?

In the first of a two-part series, the NSP’s promises on the economy, security, India and terrorism are dissected through a critical lens