Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Bharat Karnad at Heritage Foundation, Wash DC

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Strategic and Nuclear Balancing of China in Asia-Pacific

United Service Institution National Security Seminar on “Peace & Stability in Asia-Pacific Region: Assessment of the Security Architecture”, Nov 17-18, 2011 Nov 17, 2011 – Paper presented by BHARAT KARNAD in Session 1 on ‘Strategic & Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region with … Continue reading

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India & America: The Future of a Strategic Partnership

Third Annual Symposium, Center for International Security Studies, Princeton University, Nov 10-12, 2011 Nov 12 1st Session: “Military Challenges and Defense Cooperation”/Bharat Karnad 1)    State and trajectory of India-Pakistan military balance and the India-China military balance The India-Pakistan military balance … Continue reading

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Weak Lightning

A multi-role combat aircraft is one of those things air forces the world over love for no good reason other than the desire to fly a plane that can do everything. Some 30 years ago, when as an MRCA (Multi-Role … Continue reading

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Nuclear reactor politics

What’s with the stir over the Koodankulam nuclear power plant? Over the years, India has constructed 20 nuclear power plants — four units in Kaiga, Karnataka, two in Kakrapar, Gujarat, two in Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, two in Narora, Uttar Pradesh, … Continue reading

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