War

  • Abstention louder than any vote

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    With India's abstention vote, it would seem that South Block is wresting back control of its decision-making authority from that domestic sphere that has ridden...

  • Malala not a Nobel? - Wisdom wins over populism

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    "His (gunman) hands were shaking. It is not easy to kill" - Malala Yousufzai - Certainly, these are not the words of a 16 ...

  • Pros and cons of a two-front war

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Fresh from three weeks of gruelling drills that involved all operational commands, the Air Force says it's ready for a two-front war (the brass prefers...

  • In Afghan war, everyone forgot about women's rights

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    As shots rang out, the woman fell with a thud. No cries for help or mercy, and no attempt to flee her fate. As a...

  • Guest Post 1: 'India and the Persian Connection' by A Durai

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    There is a whole lot of talk about how India does not have a robust enough strategic culture. So "Geek at Large", in its own...

  • The human rights of a soldier

    Priyali's Space |  Priyali Sur
    May 15th 1999. Must have been just another ordinary day in our lives. I must have gone to school, played with my friends and probably...

  • Refuting Lieven's asserts of an apologetic Pak

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    Anatol Lieven is a professor in the War Studies department of King's College, London, and author of the book Pakistan: A Hard Country, among many...

  • Operation Blackjack: Lessons for India

    Neighbourhood watch |  Subir Bhaumik
    The surgical commando strike that killed Osama Bin Laden at his Abbotabad mansion has demonstrated that the US is prepared to do whatever it takes...

  • Count the bodies, but don't move on

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Let this debate, not settle in the light of facts, analysis and reports. Among the many headlines today, one struck me, "Ye dhokha ...