In this Issue – May 2023

Letter from the Editor

Cover Story

Hand in Hand
Through SCO, China and Russia are changing global geopolitics

Bilateral Breakers
The SCO hopes to promote regional peace but is plagued by border differences between member-sates


Hunt for a Transporter
Ukraine war disrupts supply of spares for air force’s fleet of existing Russian planes

Deadly Undersea Prowess
Unmanned underwater vehicles can gather intelligence, enhance combat prowess of navies

Homegrown Firepower
Indian armed forces have access to wide range of indigenously developed missile systems


Police State
NHRC and the Justice Ranganath Mishra inquiry into encounters in Andhra Pradesh. An extract

End of an Illusion
How corruption and divisive ideology systematically eroded the Indian dream. An extract


Tight Rope Walk
Usama Nizamani

Virtual World, Real Threats
Lt Gen. Atanu Pattanaik (retd)

Stuck at Aatmanirbharta
Lt Gen. B.S. Pawar (retd)

Repeating Pulwama’s Mistakes
S.K. Sood

The Humourless Science
Brig. Ravi Palsokar (retd)

The Importance of Bearing Witness
Aakar Patel

First Person
Ghazala Wahab



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