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Maldives: Loss of Traditional Goodwill

 

Paper No. 5320                Dated 9-Dec-2012

By B.Raman

China Inflicts an Arms Race on Japan

Paper No. 5319                                        Dated 07-Dec-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“China is changing its roles and missions and Japan needs to do that as well. Our capabilities must be a match for Chinese capabilities. If we are asked (to respond to a military threat), we can’t say: ‘Sorry, we are not prepared for that’. This is not an acceptable answer”.-------- Former Chief of Japanese Navy

SOUTH EAST ASIA: Strategically ‘The Great Game” is in Swing

 

Paper No. 5315                                             Dated 28-Nov-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

The geostrategic significance of South East Asia needs no introduction. This region was the cynosure of strategic attention during the heyday of the Colonial Era. The Second World War highlighted it further when Japan swept through the region to the very gates of India.

UNITED STATES: President Obama’s Second Term: Strategic Challenges

Paper No. 5295                                        Dated 14-Nov-2012

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Adding Substance to SAARC: India-Sri Lanka Experience.

Paper No. 5294                    Dated 13-Nov-2012

By Col. (retd) R.Hariharan

[This article includes extracts from the valedictory address delivered by the author at the International Conference on “India-Sri Lanka Relations: Strengthening SAARC” organised by the Centre for Indian Ocean Studies, Osmania University Hyderabad on November 8 and 9, 2012.]

Complexities of Dealing with China:

Paper No. 5292                            Dated 12-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

China: PLA Generals and CMC Vice-Chairman Back Hu's Report

Paper No. 5286                                   Dated 10-Nov-2012       

B.Raman

Senior PLA Generals and the Vice-Chairmen of the newly-expanded Party Central Military Commission (CMC) have in panel discussions praised the record of Mr.Hu Jintao, the outgoing General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and his report to the 18th Party Congress submitted on November 8,2012, and underlined the CPC’s absolute leadership over the Armed Forces.

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