Monthly Archives: March 2017

My views on reviews

By Shafique Ahmed Shafique Book’s Name : Dard Ka Chand Author’s name:Furqan Idrisee Dard Ka Chand is the second book of Furqan Idrisee. His first book is an anthology of Na’at which published in 2013 under the title of “Nemat-e-Uzma”.

US allies are learning that Trump’s America is not the ‘indispensable nation’

Grappling with an unpredictable White House, foreign partners in Europe and Asia are weighing contingency plans and bracing for the worst By Dan De Luce & John Hudson On Saturday night, President Donald Trump dined at his new D.C. hotel

Munich security conference Europe’s concerns with Trump government far from over

By Jonathan Marcus  The Munich Security Conference is at one and the same time an annual jamboree for senior officials and think-tankers and a place where former officials and corporate movers-and-shakers meet up. But it also affords an opportunity for

NATO needs to reform into a global alliance against Islamic terrorism or become obsolete

By Rafael Bardají & Richard Kemp President Trump has said repeatedly that NATO is obsolete. And he is right. For five decades NATO was necessary to, as its first Secretary General said at the time, “keep the Soviets out, the

The greatest threat to security since WW-II

NATO is in danger and the West is losing its cohesion. Lessons of the past warn us to stand tall against those seeking to unravel a global security framework that has kept us safe since World War II By John

Angela Merkel is now the leader of the free world, not Donald Trump

The US President isn’t motivated by protecting liberal democracy or freedom, his sole ideology is Trumpism: corporate autocracy with a populist facade. And he surrounds himself with white nationalists even more hostile to liberal democracy than he is By Sunny

Trump, Europe, and the quest to save NATO

By Colin Dueck From the campaign trail to the Oval Office, Donald Trump has consistently proposed a kind of portfolio reassessment of America’s alliance system overseas. His initial meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May went well. But traditional American

Poor performance by Indian Pilots Mystery behind repeated C-130/C-17 mishaps cleared

By Bharat Karnad February 21st saw a C-130J Super Hercules while taxi-ing for a night sortie at the Thoisie ALG in Ladakh instead of taking-off, run smack into a solid structure, nearly shearing off part of a wing and an

Forging strategic ties with us

By Pravin Sawhney India needs to disclose its strategic posture regarding the Indian Ocean, given Chinese belligerence in the region. Behaving like a leading power, which it is not, since it lacks credible Naval power, would require it to protect

An open letter to the Army Chief

Why do Kashmiri youth and women pick up stones and guns;  Why do soldiers kill themselves and colleagues;  Why does Saqib seek freedom from Major Sharma are questions that Army chief needs to reflect By Kavita Krishnan Dear General Bipin Rawat