Category Archives: 12. Defensa

China stalk Indian warships in Japanese waters

A Chinese naval intelligence ship entered Japanese territorial waters off Kagoshima Prefecture on June 15, just six days after Tokyo filed a strong protest over the entry of a Chinese naval frigate into Japan’s contiguous zone near the disputed Senkaku … Continue reading

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How Jaswant Singh Rawat Protects Arunachal?

Sometime before first light fell over the mountains, they’d begun their ascent into Arunachal Pradesh once again. This was the Chinese Army’s fourth assault, in the last charge as a final insult – they’d chopped off the hand of the … Continue reading

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Karel Koecher: Super Spy Who’d Infiltrate CIA

On a cold February night in 1986, Berlin’s Glienicke Bridge became the scene of the cold war’s last ever prisoner exchange – a dramatic hand-over involving a Soviet dissident and Karel Koecher, the only foreign agent ever known to have … Continue reading

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UN Owes Most To Indian Peacekeeping Forces

The United Nations (UN) owes India $62 million – the most it has to pay to any country – for contribution towards peacekeeping operations including troops and equipment, the top official of the world body said. As on March 31, … Continue reading

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The Nine Nations Armed With Nuclear Weapons

Nine countries in the world have access to nuclear weapons, with a combined total of roughly 16,000 warheads, according to the Arms Control Association. Of these nine nations, America and Russia control 93% of the total arsenal of nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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Why Dubai expats don’t integrate with Emiratis?

It’s well-documented that expats in the UAE find it difficult to integrate with the Emirati population. According to a survey conducted last year by networking organisation InterNations, just 42 per cent of expats polled in the UAE feel they’ve integrated … Continue reading

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Nadja West: 1st black female 3-star US General

On Tuesday, February 9, Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored in an official ceremony formalizing her promotion to three-star general, making her the first African-American woman to achieve that rank in the United States Army. She is also the … Continue reading

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War Journalists Tell Their Strange Motivations

It is seen as a glamourous branch of journalism which has drawn the most famous writers and politicians – Arthur Conan Doyle, Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Edgar Rice Burroughs – but war reporting is also the most lethal … Continue reading

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Russian military more advanced than you think

Vladimir Putin is not a man to back down from provocation, especially a direct, lethal provocation like the shooting down of a Russian Su-24 aircraft by Turkey. Such an attack raises the possibility of a direct military confrontation, and makes … Continue reading

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India emerge as key player in Asia Pacific power game

Two very important statements from Kevin Andrews, Australia’s foreign minister, and Kevin Rudd, the country’s former prime minister, have opened up the scenario of a newly developing strategic balance in the Indian Ocean and the Asia Pacific regions. While Andrews … Continue reading

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