The Maturing of Russia-India Relations

12/19/2011
12/19/2011 by Richard Weitz After India obtaining statehood in 1947, the nonalignment doctrine championed by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru disallowed India from entering any alliance or bloc. Instead, India pursued had a unique policy that combined pragmatism with nonalignment. This nonalignment policy allowed India to work with the Soviet…

India: Bad cop in a predicament?

09/22/2011
By Karsten Von Hoesslin, Senior Analyst, Risk Intelligence Strategic Insights, No. 32, May 2011 09/22/2011 - On 29 September 2010, the Panama flagged asphalt tanker ASPHALT VENTURE was hijacked by Somali pirates off the Tanzanian coast. On 15 April 2011, after 200 days of detention and an estimated US$3.2 to…

Chinese Jigsaw: What Does The Parallel Cyber Attack On India Mean?

02/20/2010
By D.K. Matai [caption id="attachment_5038" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Sikkim Border Incident (credit: video from Indiatimes.com/click on picture to access video)"][/caption] In the latest sign of rising tensions between the two rival Asian powers, the Indian government has informed the world that computers in the Prime Minister's Office were hacked on December…