Articles by Bharat Karnad
Mar 27, 2019
With A-SAT test, India takes leap in space defence: Mission Shakti can nullify Chinese cyber attacks at time of warA-SAT strikes can nullify the usual space-based cyber attacks which, according to Chinese strategists, constitute the first stage of 'comprehensive war'
Feb 26, 2019
Pakistan terming IAF strike on Jaish terror camps on its soil a 'failure' shows its unwillingness to escalate situationThe fact that PAF has desisted from a counterstrike is significant and suggests that GHQ Rawalpindi thinks it will be difficult to sustain a legitimacy narrative.
Feb 16, 2019
Talk of avenging Pulwama attack hot air: Here's how to deal with Jaish-e-Mohammad, other terrorist groupsI have long argued that the answer to Pakistan's use of asymmetric means is not for the government to approve the army's formal counter-strike proposals, which to-date have proved futile in deterring ISI from waging a covert war
Feb 14, 2019
The Rafale conundrum: Who induced PMO to accept extortionist terms and how did France get such a sweet deal?Dissenting note stated plainly that IGA did not meet the main criteria laid down in the Indo-French Joint Statement of 2015 of expeditious delivery of Rafale aircraft on “terms that would be better” than those in the 2007 MMRCA deal that Dassault had acceded to.