Pakistan needs being wary of an embarrassed superpower.Read More
About the Author
Ali Ahmed is author of India’s Doctrine Puzzle: Limiting War in South Asia (Routledge 2014) and On War in South Asia and On Peace in South Asia (CinnamonTeal 2015). He blogs at www.ali-writings.blogspot.in.
Favoring human security can help the government realize its constitutional obligations. Since India faces no existential threat, exaggerations such as the ‘two front’ threat notwithstanding, India can make this shift.Read More
The fortieth anniversary of a significant clash of arms in the subcontinent is an appropriate juncture for reflection on regional security. Four decades on, it is clear that the security dilemma of the two protagonist states,...Read More
Early this month, the Indian cabinet approved the army’s expansion by 86,000 soldiers, touted as the largest restructuring since the mechanization in the eighties. The additional capabilities are intended for the China front....Read More
The paradox is that the more dangers are injected into an interaction and projected as such, the more stability there is in the system. Additional deterrence stability is sought through the working of uncertainty, that ‘anything...Read More
The latest spat in the South China Sea, in a first, involves China and India. An Indian naval ship, INS Airavat, transited through the sea claimed by China as its “territorial waters”. It had left a Vietnamese port after a spot...Read More