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SINO-PAK NUCLEAR CO-OPERATION

 

Note No. 101

by B.Raman

How China Keeps the PAF Flying: An Update

 

Note No. 120

by B.Raman

TERRORISM: THE RUSSIAN DILEMMA

Note No. 35

         The fighting in Dagestan since August 7 and the series of devastating explosions in Moscow and other cities since then highlight the serious difficulties of the Russian State in dealing with terrorism, despite its still considerable military and technological capability even after the collapse of the USSR in 1991.

IAC HIJACKING: THE SMOKING GUN

Note No. 58

 
According to the Taliban authorities, the hijackers of the Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) aircraft, now held at Kandahar, have demanded the release of Maulana Masood Azhar, an office-bearer of the Pakistan-based Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HUM), previously known as Harkat-ul-Ansar (HUA), who is under detention in India since 1994 and who is known to have been a close associate of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan and Somalia before his arrest.

IAC HIJACKING: THE DILEMMA

        Note No. 59

 
The hijacking of an aircraft of the Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) to Kandahar in southern Afghanistan differs from the pre-1994 hijackings in three respects:

NSC: TAKE-OFF IN WRONG DIRECTION

Note No. 49

The National Security Council (NSC) completed one year last month. December is expected to see the submission of the report by the Kargil Review Committee (KRC) and the finalisation of the draft of the strategic defence review (SDR) by the National Security Advisory Board.

NATIONAL SECURITY--POINTS TO PONDER

Note no. 70

 MILITARY THREATS TO NATIONAL SECURITY

*  Mainly from Pakistan and China.

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