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Let Afghanistan Disintegrate Itself

Let Afghanistan Disintegrate Itself

Shantanu K. BansalAugust 18, 20218 min read

Article by Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal The transition of power has been done in no time with Taliban now set to take throne of Afghanistan as the democratically elected government has exited with no choice in hand. It has never been thought by any expert worldwide not even by the people itself living in Afghanistan…

All You Wanted To Know About ‘Sonic Booms’

All You Wanted To Know About ‘Sonic Booms’

Sgt. JKS Haldar (Retd.)July 18, 20215 min read

Article by Sgt. Jiban Krishna Haldar (Retd.) What is Sonic Boom? Sonic boom is a loud sound caused by shock waves created by any object or moving aircrafts that travels through the air faster than the speed of sound (above 1 Mach). Sonic booms create huge amount of energy producing huge sound something similar to…

More Power to CDS

More Power to CDS

Shantanu K. BansalJune 30, 20215 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal The post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was founded in the year 2020 with first CDS of India as Gen. Bipin Rawat, former Chief of Army Staff. Going into details of the post and its background is beyond the reach of this article as it will focus on what…

Integration: What More Needs To Be Done?

Integration: What More Needs To Be Done?

Shantanu K. BansalJune 28, 20216 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal Experts for long have realised the need for integrated commands. In order to have tri-service synergy, it was largely understood that India must go for making 3-4 tri-service commands as China had done in 2015. The last comprehensive committee on defence reforms set up by the government, the Shekatkar Committee…

Socotra: An Island of Strategic Importance

Socotra: An Island of Strategic Importance

Dr. Biplab RathJune 8, 20214 min read

Located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, there lies a four-island archipelago, known as Socotra Archipelago, named after its largest island. The Island of Socotra lies in an extremely strategic position, 80 kilometers due east of the Horn of Africa and about 380 kilometers south of Yemen. Measuring 120 by 40 kilometers, the island…

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