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Ajai Shukla: Why repealing AFSPA in J&K is the smartest move for India

The author argues we must repeal AFSPA to begin to heal Kashmir, and to enhance India's moral stature and that of the army

Ajai Shukla: Pakistan's new spymaster

On September 22, Pakistan's military nominated Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar to replace Lt Gen Zahir-ul-Islam as chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) on October 8. It is important to know what makes him tick, given his organisation's ...

Ajai Shukla: Kashmir floods - Army gains where media fails

If perspectives of this month's flood disaster in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), especially the New Orleans-like inundation of Srinagar, were shaped only by national television, this would be a simple story of how the Indian Army again pulled the ...

Ajai Shukla: The day nothing happened

India has victories, brave deeds and valorous soldiers who deserve celebration

Ajai Shukla: Imran Khan's storm in a teacup

There is a growing sense that Imran Khan has bitten off more than he can chew

Ajai Shukla: A manifesto for General Suhag

General Dalbir Singh Suhag, India's 26th army chief, takes over at a time of change and challenge. As the Chief of Army Staff, Suhag will oversee warfighting and peacetime operations by 1.2 million soldiers, while also supervising the staff work (or ...

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