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South China Sea: Indian Navy Operational Cruise

Paper No. 5500                                       Dated 29-May-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

The Indian Navy has sent 0n May 2013 a four ship naval flotilla comprising of the following ships to the South China Sea on an operational cruise:

India’s Pakistan Policy Post-Nawaz Sharif Win

Paper no. 5497                                         Dated 22-May-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

On May 12, 2013 as Pakistan General Election results were pin-pointing twice Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s historic win, in a TV appearance on TIMESNOW I was asked what points I had to offer for India’s Pakistan policy Post-Nawaz Sharif win.

Putting it briefly, and removed from the media euphoria, the following points were made by me during the TV discussion:

SOUTH CHINA SEA: Indian Defence Minister Makes Strong Assertions

Paper No. 5496                                        Dated 20-May-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

The South China Sea region has been converted into a militarily turbulent one due to the illegal claims by China declaring sovereignty over the entire South China Sea.

Chinese Premier Li keqiang's forthcoming visit to India- Hold your Bets!

Paper No. 5494                                       Dated 17-May-2013

by Bhaskar Roy

From acute rancour for three weeks since a Chinese army battalion pitched tents at Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) on April 15, it is now spring in the relations between India and China.

India’s Pakistan Policy 2004-2013 Spins on its Head

Paper No. 5491                                          Dated 13-May-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Wider Aspects of India-China Border Stand-off


Paper No. 5488                                      Dated 09-May-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

The recent India-China face-off in the biting cold of the 16,000 feet above sea level Depsung Bulge appears to be fitting in with the pattern of growing China’s aggressive and assertive policy witnessed since 2008.

China: Enigmatic Military Modernization Programme


Paper no. 5487                                       Dated 09-May-2013

By D. S. Rajan    

“Building strong national defense and powerful armed forces that are commensurate with China's international standing and meet the needs of its security and development interests is a strategic task of China's modernization drive.”


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