articles by Arjun Subramaniam

India

Liberation of Goa: Why there is little to be proud of the landmark event

Why it took 14 years for a large and resurgent democracy to evict a fading colonial power from Goa

World

50 years of 1971: Don’t just celebrate the golden generation, learn from them

Among positive operational takeaways, main ones were good planning and decisive leadership but strategic fatigue is a natural fallout of war and conflict, more so in case of democracies like India

World

Balakot and After: IAF demonstrates full spectrum capability

The deep air strikes inside Pakistan complemented by the nimble and integrated air defence response the next day have demonstrated the Indian Air Force’s operational effectiveness in contemporary warfare

India

India's defence needs political substance

The suggestion that we isolate defence and security issues from the rough and tumble of politics illustrates the complete disconnect between the establishment and the defence needs of a mature democracy