Colonel Vivek Chadha
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Colonel Vivek Chadha (Retd), is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He has authored the books, Even if It Ain’t Broke Yet, Do Fix It: Enhancing Effectiveness Through Military Change and Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance.

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Five contributions Atal Bihari Vajpayee made to India’s national security

Buried in the daily drivel of breaking news, the former Prime Minister's contributions have re-emerged. A collective glimpse of his achievements.

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His Master's Voice: Imran Khan is only the new mask on Pakistan's old face

Imran Khan will have little freedom to decide any policies on Kashmir, India, etc., sans the Pakistani military. Knowing the latter's core beliefs, India must keep its responses real

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India should agree to Pakistan's ceasefire proposal, but only on one condition

Peace must return not only along the LoC, but should extend beyond to areas where the terrorists continue with their violent activities.

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Why everyone must support Modi government's Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir

The decision must have been a tough call for the government given the possibility of its failure to yield desired results.

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Hurriyat, hawala raids are a body blow to terror funding network in Kashmir

Funds for sustaining terrorism and mob violence in the Valley emanate primarily from Pakistan.

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Budgam: Breaking the myth of excessive force by security forces in Kashmir

It is relevant to draw a comparison of standard operating procedures adopted in the Valley with those followed by UN peacekeeping forces.

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What scrapping Rs 500/1,000 notes means for countering terrorism

Modi's bold move will have far-reaching effects on the financing of terror due to its linkage with corruption and money laundering.

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Indian Army's surgical strikes should make Pakistan think twice before trying another Uri

New Delhi has proved that it has military capability to strike at targets across the LoC, which will have a cautionary effect on terrorists.

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By shutting the door on talks, Hurriyat has betrayed Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat

The separatists, through their stubborn and short-sighted approach, have lost the faith of moderate Muslims, who remain a vast majority in the Valley.