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Vietnam-India Strategic Partnership 2012: A Contextual Analysis

 

Paper no. 5328                                               Dated 14-Dec-2012

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“ In the current context, cooperation in this field(strategic ties) should be enhanced to cope with challenges, such as terrorism, transnational crimes, maritime security and safety, including the increased friendly exchanges between the two armed forces”.-----Vietnam President Truong Tan Song, October 09, 2011

Introductory Observations

Contending with China’s Territory Hunger

 

Paper No. 5324                                        Dated 13-Dec-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

Following the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November, the CCP’s Hong Kong based mouthpiece, the Wen Weipo wrote that China’s efforts to protect its maritime rights will continue to increase. 

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

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