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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

Power Struggle in East Asia


Paper No. 5241                                                            03-Oct-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

The China-Japan conflict over the sovereignty of Diaoyu/Senkaku chain of islands in the East China Sea is almost over a month old now.  Such confrontations are not new.  But none before lasted so long. This time, the two countries clashed at the highest level.  Both have started gathering support from friendly countries to their point of view.  Neither side is willing to stand down even an inch.  Full military show of flag has come into play.

Strategic Lessons from China-Japan Stand Off


Paper No. 5234                                                                                      30-Sept-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

There is a serious question whether the ongoing face off between China and Japan would determine the future of the Asia-Pacific Region (APR)?


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