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Bharat Karnad

The writer is professor, CPR, Delhi

The Arms Of Others
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

In the defence sector, India’s import fixation is taking a toll

More, Mr Parrikar
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

He is duty-bound to confound assessments of India’s nuclear deterrent.

Taking Off
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Contrary to official claims, Tejas is a winner

‘India can resist pressure but cannot influence countries’
Wed, Oct 28, 2015

Here's an excerpt from conservative strategist Bharat Karnad's latest book.

Leave it to the generals
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

The Dhirendra Singh Committee makes a controversial recommendation

Blinkered vision
Thu, Feb 12, 2009

A Pakistan-centric military strategy has stunted our global aspirations

India’s vision void
Sat, Jul 02, 2005

Few developments are as full of promise and danger for India as its burgeoning relationship with the United States. Had the Indian governmen...

India and Israel need each other
Tue, Sep 02, 2003

It was only in the mid-1990s that New Delhi, realising how injurious it was proving to national interest, jettisoned its hoary, unbalanced, ...

Don’t settle for a lesser India
Wed, May 28, 2003

An important strategic milestone was passed when Prime Minister Vajpayee declared in Parliament that the Indian nuclear deterrent was not &#...

Putting bang in the Bomb
Wed, Nov 13, 2002

The present defence budgeting system has outlived its utility and is fast becoming a national security liability, among other reasons, becau...

Don’t sign the CTBT, not now at any rate
Fri, Aug 04, 2000

Unconditionally signing the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty will freeze the low quality Indian nuclear deterrent in its present state and pe...