December 16, 2019
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Are Sting Operations Legal And Moral?
Sting Operations involve considerable costs to the US government for infrastructure and hiring personnel, apart from compensation to those wrongly “entrapped” who sued the agency.
Dec 14, 2019
116 Days And Counting: Why ‘Normalcy’ Claims In Kashmir Overlook Human Rights Issue
Vajpayee would not have found it necessary to detain pro-Indian Kashmiri leaders, who were, till recently, part of the government at various levels.
Nov 28, 2019
Why European Parliamentarians’ Propaganda Trip To Kashmir Was A Flop
The MEP visit’s credibility was further eroded by the lack of clarity on who had organised it and how it was funded.
Nov 14, 2019
FATF May Give Pakistan Chance To Save Itself From Brink
There is a lot of misunderstanding in India about FATF. It is not a legally empowered international body to impose sanctions like the UN Security Council or the European Union.
Oct 25, 2019
Despite Hype, Benefits From ‘Howdy, Modi’ Event Are Not Ensured
The hype that 'Howdy Modi!' extravaganza on September 22 would immediately usher in rich policy dividends was based on an inadequate understanding of America’s decision-making process.
Oct 09, 2019
With Collapse Of US-Taliban Talks, NSA O’Brien Faces Challenging Times Ahead
Would O’Brien be able to meet the elevated challenges in his new role of guiding US security policies and fine-tuning peace talks with hostile groups like the Taliban or bellicose nations?
Sep 25, 2019
Could Lack Of Clarity, Transparency In Kashmir Lockdown Lead To 'Operation Parakram'-Like Fate?
Unlike ‘Parakram’, which did not affect common people, the worst sufferers this time are the civilians as the lockdown and severe restrictions have crippled health services and communications.
Sep 12, 2019
Why Do Our Police, The Largest In The World, Struggle To Prevent 'Cow Vigilante' Violence?
The answer to this will be found in Vappala Balachandran’s book “Keeping India Safe: The Dilemma of Internal Security.
Nov 14, 2017
Outlook Web Bureau
As The Shiraz Soured
A political travelogue, entertaining and astute, examines the innards of the US-Iran crisis
Sep 18, 2019
The Risks Of Divide-To-Integrate
Aug 08, 2019
A Sea Lamprey Waits For Them
China’s gargantuan intelligence network straddles the world. Faligot charts its insecure, pre-revolutionary start, consolidation and West-aided technical leap.
Jul 31, 2019
From Inversnaid to Loch Katrina and Loch Linnhe to the spectacular Scottish Highlands of Glen Etive, a diary on visit to Scotland.
Mar 06, 2019
Gangtok: Anvil Of Statehood
Sikkim’s democratic transformation into an Indian state was planned and executed by RAW. Sidhu, who led the team, gives a nail-biting account.
Jan 16, 2019
Caesaria’s Misdirected Stabs
This is no starry-eyed study of Mossad’s acumen in assassinations, but a catalogue of its horrible bunglings and politically naive judgements too
Nov 08, 2018
Two Wayfarers On The Bridge Of Spies
Track II is a behind-the-scenes bridge to efforts at resolution. Dulat and Durrani’s informative ‘intel dialogue’ falls short of the candour that might make a difference.
Jun 07, 2018
Under The Knights’ Table
The young intelligence czar and confidant of president Rhee saved America’s day in the Korean conflict. His fall was as steep as his ascent.
Mar 08, 2018
A Neo-Colonial Project Called SDM Syndrome
A spurt in ‘separatist diasporian movement’ gives Canadian Khalistanis new impetus
Feb 01, 2018
What’s To Be Done With Our Cops?
With the world’s largest force, India is not short of police personnel. Free them from provincial satraps, and much of our policing troubles will end.
Nov 23, 2017
Anti-CAA Stir: Violent Protests Rock Jamia, AMU; Bengal Boils, Uneasy Calm In Assam
Violent Clashes In South Delhi Against Citizenship Act; Buses Set Ablaze, Police Use Tear Gas, Lathicharge
CAA Protests: Cops Use Teargas, Batons On AMU Students, Internet Suspended In Aligarh
Congress Behind Citizenship Law Protests, Says PM Modi In Jharkhand Rally
Citizenship Law Is The Result Of BJP's Majoritarian Instinct But Has It Thought It Through?
In Paranoid World Of J&K Security Forces, One Person Can Be Four
How Naveen Patnaik Is Playing The Games To Make Odisha A Soft Power
A Precursor To 'Resort Politics' That Began In 1984 As NTR Foiled Indira's Bid To Dethrone Him
Given Opportunity, BSNL Can Emerge As Top Telecom Company From Turmoil
One Hundred Days Of Solitude In Kashmir’s News World
How T. N. Seshan's Poll Clean-up Operation Actually Helped Lalu Yadav In Bihar
Police Entered Campus By Force, No Permission Taken: Jamia Chief Proctor
Delhi: 13 Metro Stations Closed After Anti-CAA Protests Turn Violent
CAA: Another Step Towards Hindu Rashtra Turning Muslims Into 'Other'
In A Viral Video, Goons Thrash Man Allegedly For Selling 'Biryani' In Noida
CAB's Can Of Worms Has Left Even Hindus Unsure Of Their Future
Is Rahul Gandhi’s Return As Congress President In The Works?
ISL 2019-20: Mumbai City End Bengaluru FC's Unbeaten Run
1st ODI: IND Suffer Humiliating 8-Wicket Defeat Against WI
Assam Burning! Is India Ready To Handle After-Effect Of Citizenship Amendment Bill?
OPINION | Citizenship Amendment Bill Is A Vicious Ploy To Aggravate Communal Division
OPINION: CAB Not Based On Religious Intolerance, Has Nothing To Do With India’s Muslims
Deep Secrets Revealed! Why Yohan Blake Is Bitter About His Rivalry With Usain Bolt
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch