Articles by Abhijnan Rej
Mar 26, 2019
Methodology, for articleIf governments continue to misspend on defence even while signalling muscular foreign policies, the gap between intent and capability will continue to widen
Mar 25, 2019
Government misspend on defence will widen gap between intent and capabilityThe path to power runs through the finance ministry. If governments continue to misspend on defence even while signalling muscular foreign policies, the gap between intent and capability will continue to widen
Jan 13, 2017
Predicting what American foreign policy will look like under the Mattis-Trump combineAnalysts who've studied the trajectory of the US-India relationships in the recent past will attest to the fact that Trump picking Mattis is one of the staunchest supporters of the recent uptick in that relationship
Jan 10, 2017
Pakistan tests Babur III missile: How should India interpret this latest move?In a major development on Monday, the Pakistan military confirmed that it had successfully tested a sea-launched nuclear-capable cruise missile (SLCM), the Babur III
Dec 21, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 3: John Kelly and the narco-terror nexusThe third general to be nominated to a key national security position is Marine Corps General John Kelly
Dec 20, 2016
Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated: What does this mean for regional stability?On Monday night the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was assassinated in Ankara by a lone gunman who served as part of his security detail.
Dec 19, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 2: Michael Flynn's war on IslamismFor Michael Flynn, the enemy is Islamism. It is a weaponized faith out to settle historico-cultural scores with the rest of the world.
Nov 30, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 1: Why 9/11 will shape what follows 11/9It also looks increasingly certain – pending Congressional waiver and confirmation – that General James Mattis will serve as Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defence.
Nov 11, 2016
Motormouth Manohar Parrikar almost nukes India's NSG bid with needless boastThe first challenge that any new nuclear-weaponed state faces is to simultaneously assure its adversaries that its assets will not be used imprudently while seeking to reap political-strategic value from the mere possession of the same.
Nov 09, 2016
US elects Donald Trump as President: How he handles China, Russia will be interestingWhen the history of the 21st century is written, 8 November, 2016 will be marked as a day when the worst nightmare of liberal internationalists came true with the election of the 45th President of the United States: Donald John Trump.