The writer, a former rear admiral in the navy, is author of ‘A Nuclear Strategy for India’.
With a desultory Quad naval exercise, once a year of a few ships, Beijing will only be amused that a “threat” exists to its ambition to become a global power.
What China wants is Indian acceptance of Beijing’s benign superiority, and that is a purely Chinese trait, not to be confused with the known rules of international diplomacy.
We should treat it as a learning incident and train our infantry to dominate the PLA in an unarmed encounter, while simultaneously working on the boundary issue
There is something the new government needs to do before making foreign policy
With China’s rise, India needs to start formulating strategic and defence needs for the future
After Uri, a replay of a 2001 predicament.
Benefits outweigh costs of India, US intimacies
NSA-level talks between India-Pak provide apt forum for issue of nuclear stability.
India has the options. It needs the imagination
For India-China ties,Chinas nuclear assistance to Pakistan is the real problem
INS Chakra shows the significance of nuclear attack submarines
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