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Afghanistan Revisited 2012: Perspectives

Paper No. 5274                                      Dated 31-Oct-2012

By Dr. Subash Kapila

China-India: Fifty Years After 1962

Paper No. 5272                                          Dated 29-Oct-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

The October 1962 Chinese attack on India was remembered with a slew of articles in the media looking not so much at what China did, but on what Indian leaders did not.  This is certainly the correct approach.

US Waiver for Multi-Billion Dollar Aid to Pakistan

Paper No. 5266                                Dated 26-Oct-2012
By Rajeev Sharma

China-United States Relations with Change of Helmsmen: Perspectives

Paper No. 5260                                             Dated   25-Oct-2012

By Dr. Subash Kapila

Ability to Read & Understand Adversary’s Mind & Message

Paper No. 5251                                                                      16-Oct-2012

By B. Raman

The ability to read and understand the adversary’s mind and message is a vital component of strategic decision-making. When decisions that could lead to military conflicts are made without such an ability, surprise and possible disaster are often the outcome.

2. The truth of this was illustrated during the Korean war of the late 1940s and the 1950s and the Sino-Indian war of 1962.

Turkey-Syria Conflict Escalation: Strategic Perspectives

Paper No. 5249                                               11-Oct-2012

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

INDIAN OCEAN: Strategic Imperatives for India to Keep it Indian

Paper No. 5242                                                                        04-Oct-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“The Indian Ocean is where the rivalry between the United States and China in the Pacific interlocks the regional rivalry between China and India and also with America’s fight against Islamic terrorism and the Middle East, which includes America’s attempt to contain Iran”----------  Robert Kaplan

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