Ajey Lele

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a Senior Fellow with Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, Delhi.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Implications of Donald Trump cancelling North Korea summit with Kim Jong-un

The US president must understand that at times diplomacy is also about losing a battle to win a war.

POLITICS

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How Kim Jong-un has surprised the world by reaching out to South Korea for peace

The North Korean leader has said he is looking forward to his meeting with US President Donald Trump over the coming few weeks.

POLITICS

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Is the world headed for a new Cold War?

The battle lines have become very clear with Russia and Iran supporting Bashar al-Assad and western powers and Israel opposing him.

POLITICS

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How launch of Agni-V will bolster India against China's threats

It would be interesting to see if New Delhi makes the missile a part of the upcoming Republic Day parade.

SCI-TECH

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Trump's push to NASA for Moon mission is a game changer

In the 21st century, would there be a space contest between superpowers?

POLITICS

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Armed forces should not be obliged to ensure success of Make In India

They are responsible for safeguarding the country and must be allowed to decide on the weaponry and equipment they need.

POLITICS

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Why Indian Air Force landing jets on Agra-Lucknow Expressway is significant

There is also a need to develop some strategically useful alternative airfields.

POLITICS

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Why no one is stopping North Korea from firing ballistic missiles

There is a general perception that China is not doing enough to stop Pyongyang.

POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un versus Donald Trump: Who will see reason?

The US is probably playing a hot and cold game with North Korea.