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V P Malik

The writer is former Chief of Army Staff

My journey to Israel
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

In the time since 1998, the year of my ‘goodwill mission’, the scope for deepening collaboration and joint ventures has only grown for the two countries

Missing a strategic culture
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

External threats to India’s security persist but more worrisome are vulnerabilities on new fronts. When memory and experience are missing, knee-jerk reactions and ad-hoc decision-making follow

Here’s looking at you, Turkey
Mon, Jan 03, 2005

Will Samuel P. Huntington be proved wrong on the ‘‘clash of civilisations’’ if and when Islamic Turkey joins the Europea...

Security on the borderline
Sat, Sep 18, 2004

Kautilya said that the worst enemy is the enemy within. Today, when all of South Asia is going through internal unrest thanks to insurgencie...

Act of last resort
Wed, Sep 01, 2004

Why does Manipur continue to be on fire? Civil and human rights activists, social scientists and even the media would have you believe that ...

Two encounters with Manmohan Singh
Sat, May 29, 2004

In my long years of service, and afterwards, I have never stopped admiring India’s soft power: its culture, values, traditions and etho...

Awaiting the purge
Mon, Jan 12, 2004

Frequently raised questions in the strategic community these days are: How jehadi is the Pakistani Army? What is the nexus between the milit...

Kargil: where defence met diplomacy
Thu, Jul 25, 2002

‘‘You can do a lot with diplomacy but of course, you can do a lot more with diplomacy backed up with firmness and force.’&#14...