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PLA Air Force’s Message to India & Japan?

 

Paper No. 5322                                               Dated 11-Dec-2012

By B. Raman

The PLA Daily carried the following report on December 7, 2012:

“The Air Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently conducted a comprehensive support drill for multi-types of aircraft on double-runway under information conditions at an airport in southwest China. Nearly 100 fighters of over 10 different types open the curtain of the base-oriented transformation of the combat support mode of the PLA Air Force.

Maldives: Loss of Traditional Goodwill

 

Paper No. 5320                Dated 9-Dec-2012

By B.Raman

China Inflicts an Arms Race on Japan

Paper No. 5319                                        Dated 07-Dec-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“China is changing its roles and missions and Japan needs to do that as well. Our capabilities must be a match for Chinese capabilities. If we are asked (to respond to a military threat), we can’t say: ‘Sorry, we are not prepared for that’. This is not an acceptable answer”.-------- Former Chief of Japanese Navy

SOUTH EAST ASIA: Strategically ‘The Great Game” is in Swing

 

Paper No. 5315                                             Dated 28-Nov-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

The geostrategic significance of South East Asia needs no introduction. This region was the cynosure of strategic attention during the heyday of the Colonial Era. The Second World War highlighted it further when Japan swept through the region to the very gates of India.

UNITED STATES: President Obama’s Second Term: Strategic Challenges

Paper No. 5295                                        Dated 14-Nov-2012

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Adding Substance to SAARC: India-Sri Lanka Experience.

Paper No. 5294                    Dated 13-Nov-2012

By Col. (retd) R.Hariharan

[This article includes extracts from the valedictory address delivered by the author at the International Conference on “India-Sri Lanka Relations: Strengthening SAARC” organised by the Centre for Indian Ocean Studies, Osmania University Hyderabad on November 8 and 9, 2012.]

Complexities of Dealing with China:

Paper No. 5292                            Dated 12-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

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