July 17, 2018
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Survival of fittest
MARCH 2012: Comparison of the respective weapon systems in the arsenals makes little sense in the India-Pakistan context. Pakistan has always had technologically superior weapons because of its access to western arms bazaars particularly
 
False hope
FEBRUARY 2012: There is a brewing discontentment over the attitude of Finance Ministry towards defence matters mainly purchase related issues. Now, the Finance Secretary has stopped Indian Army’s modernization plan without much justification. Yet, Defence Minister A K Antony who should have taken it up at highest level to
 
Tightening noose
JANUARY 2012: The induction of Chinese troops disguised as laborers into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and the expansion of infrastructure like the widening of the Karakoram Highway and provision of railway and pipelines connecting Gwadar port on the Balochistan coast to Xinjiang Province of China are signs of a tightening of the noose around India’s neck.