Manoj Kumar

The author is a Second-in-Command in the Border Security Force (BSF). He has 19 years of experience as a practitioner in border management and security. Mr. Kumar has significant experience in serving at major Western Border States of India as a field and staff member.

SCO as New Front for India in Anti-Terror Diplomacy

In Bishkek, erstwhile Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) expressed concern and solidarity with Asian countries facing the...

Making Sense of Keeping Chabahar Out of US Sanctions

Amid heightened tensions due to the imposition of fresh sanctions by the US to punish Iran over its nuclear program has sent shivers to...

What Mission Shakti Means for India

On March 27, 2019, India successfully tested an anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon, a demonstration of its ability to destroy orbiting satellites at an altitude of...

Masood Azhar: A Tale of Chinese Realpolitik

The technical hold of China at UNSC 1267 Committee came as a little surprise to India as it was China’s fourth ‘block’ on the...

Can a New Surrender Policy End Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir?

After the imposition of Governor's Rule in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, it was perceived that government was going to take some stern...

Strategic and Policy Initiatives for Creating ‘Firm Base’ Against Terrorism

During the wee hours of the morning on Feb. 26, 2019, Indian Air Force carried out aerial attack consisting of 12 Mirage 2,000 deep...

The New Normal in Fight Against Terror

The air raids carried out by Indian Air Force on Feb. 26 opened a new dimension of response to ‘hybrid warfare’. It was the...

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