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Ajai Shukla: Confusion in command in Jammu and Kashmir

Hard men with guns cannot manage the state forever

Ajai Shukla: Defence (procurement) minister

An ill-informed public narrative centres on expensive weapons platforms instead of the little things that would improve capability

Ajai Shukla: A full-time job in South Block

The new defence minister must stand up to the military and chart his own course

Ajai Shukla: Mr Jaitley's best decision

The defence minister gives us hope that he might be more energetic than his predecessor in filling a yawning gap in our maritime power

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 ...

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