Prof. RVR Chandrasekhara Rao · 28 Sep, 1998 · #144 · Commentary
The matter of
signing the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) has again surfaced from as good as a source as the Prime Minister himself. Atal Behari Vajpayee referred to a conditional adherence to the treaty. Still, it r...
Kashmir Today - A Trip Report
· 15 Sep, 1998 · #143 · Commentary
What is the reality of insurgency in
today? In several ways the end of the 1998 summer will remain a major turning point. It follows three recent elections in the State. Which in turn has led to the current normalcy in the Valley. ...
US Air Strikes on Sudan and Afghanistan: Vital Questions and Important Lessons
· 15 Sep, 1998 · #142 · Commentary
Pre- emption rather than 'deterrence' seem to be the buzzword of
administration. The recent
missile strikes on the suspected W. M. D. facilities in
and on terrorist bastions in
Strategic Defence Review
· 15 Sep, 1998 · #141 · Commentary
A meeting of the Friday Group was held on August 21 to discuss the Strategic Defence Review (SDR) envisaged by the BJP’s Election Manifesto and its National Agenda of Governance in the light of the nuclear tests conducted by India and Pakist...
· 10 Sep, 1998 · #140 · Commentary
The Friday Group held a seminar with Michael Krepon, President, The Henry L. Stimson Centre, Washington, at the India International Centre Annex on 7 September. Some 25 members attended this meeting.
Initiating the disc...
Pakistan-India Relations: The Way Ahead
· 24 Aug, 1998 · #139 · Commentary
I must first of all congratulate the organizers of this seminar on barging up an issue that is today. If I may say so, the most important global issue.
Before dwelling upon the sub-topic of today’s seminar "T...
Indian Economy after the Nuclear Tests
· 24 Aug, 1998 · #138 · Commentary
The topic of the 6th Friday discussion group was Indian Economy After the Tests. Mr. Chari, who chaired the session, highlighted two statements in his opening remarks. One was the statement of the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee: &...
1947-1997: The Kashmir Dispute at Fifty Charting Paths to Peace
· 18 Aug, 1998 · #137 · Commentary
The Findings section of this report revealed how widely divergent are the perceptions of the several parries to the Kashmir dispute in respect to the origin and nature of that dispute as we...
Executive Summary of the Delhi Policy Group Report on Jammu and Kashmir
· 18 Aug, 1998 · #136 · Commentary
This report makes a number of recommendations about how to return
Jammu and Kashmir
to Peace and tranquility. It bases its recommendations on the assumption that the militancy has lost considerable ground and that an elected government has...
Command and Control Arrangements
· 18 Aug, 1998 · #135 · Commentary
A seminar was held in IPCS on August 7, 1998 to discuss the establishment of command and control arrangements after the nuclear tests conducted by
in May. Air Chief Marshall (retd) S.K.Mehra, former Chief of the Air Staff, led these ...