Is Russia’s “Deep State” Divided Over India?

Is Russia’s “Deep State” Divided Over India?

Russian diplomacy in the 21st century is characterized by its trademarked balancing and mutually beneficial pragmatism. This pair of traits is difficult enough for any power to practice individually and is extra challenging to do so concurrently with the other, though Russia masterfully manages to pull this off because of its “deep state’s” consensus on…

India Builds Underground Bunkers on Kashmir Frontier as Border Clashes with Pakistan Escalate

India Builds Underground Bunkers on Kashmir Frontier as Border Clashes with Pakistan Escalate

India has started constructing underground bunkers along its frontier with Pakistan in Kashmir in the past two weeks, amid growing fears the nuclear-armed rivals are preparing for a major escalation in conflict. The fortification work comes as troops on the Indian side told the Telegraph that cross-border gunfire in northern Kashmir now occurs “every night”….

India and Pakistan Teeter on the Brink of War: Bellicosity Encouraged by Washington

India and Pakistan Teeter on the Brink of War: Bellicosity Encouraged by Washington

Four days after India conducted “surgical” military strikes inside Pakistan-held Kashmir, South Asia’s rival nuclear-armed states continue to teeter on the brink of war. There have been hours-long artillery and gun-fire exchanges across the Line of Control (LoC) that separates Indian- and Pakistani-held Kashmir each night since India sent troops and helicopters into Pakistan and…

Indian Generals Eye Six-Month Campaign in Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir – Report

Indian Generals Eye Six-Month Campaign in Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir – Report

Amid rising Pakistani-Indian tensions over the disputed Kashmir region, Indian generals are reportedly calling on the government to approve a sustained six-month campaign to destroy “terrorist infrastructure” on the Pakistani side of the de-facto border. “We have to look at a sustained campaign. The terror network is on the back foot, but to really achieve…

Is India Capable of a Surgical Strike in Pakistan Controlled Kashmir?
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Is India Capable of a Surgical Strike in Pakistan Controlled Kashmir?

A surgical strike operation by Indian forces begs the question of the military’s capability to launch such an attack. On Thursday India claimed it had conducted a “surgical strike” in Pakistan controlled Kashmir across the Line of Control (LoC). Pakistan denied that India carried out a surgical strike and claimed that two of its soldiers…