By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke TO: Directorate National De Securitate Cibernetica, Romania1 FROM: The National Security Advisor RE: Our policy on countering recent cyberattacks (2022) and improving Romania’s Cybersecurity. Objectives Background On April 26, 2022, Romania’s high-profile delegations like Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu, and the President of the Chamber ofContinue reading “An Suggested Policy Memo for Improving the Cybersecurity by Romania’s National Cyber Security Directorate”
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Does Human Intelligence Still Matters in the 21st Century?
By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Abstract This Paper dwells on finding whether the aspect of human intelligence still remains in the 21st century. The rapid technological advancements in the past two decades changed the dynamics of threat perception so did the landscape of security and intelligence. From using traditional methods of spying like undercover agents inContinue reading “Does Human Intelligence Still Matters in the 21st Century?”
The Viability of Deterrence Strategies in the 21st Century
By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Abstract In the 21st Century, world saw major shift in deterrence strategies such as from nuclear to cyber to economic sanctions. This paper is an attempt to bring out the viability of deterrence by analysing the current geopolitical happenings around the world. Further this paper brings out how non-nuclear states haveContinue reading “The Viability of Deterrence Strategies in the 21st Century”
Uprising Local Militia and Intensity of Bloodshed in Afghanistan
By Nadir Shah Katawazai Recently, several districts fell under Taliban control, and the intensity of war from both sides is increasing day by day. The government has changed their plan regarding war and has asked people to shoulder the Afghan forces. The Minister of Defence has urged people to stand with Afghan forces to crushContinue reading “Uprising Local Militia and Intensity of Bloodshed in Afghanistan”
Rejuvenating India-Malaysia Ties Needs Mutual Understanding and Confidence: An Indian Perspective
By Dr. Sampa Kundu and Ms. Arpita Singh Introduction It was November 1962 when the former Malaysian Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman arrived in Kolkata on his way from London to Kuala Lumpur. Incidentally, this was in the midst of the Indo-Chinese border war and in that context, the prime minister was asked about hisContinue reading “Rejuvenating India-Malaysia Ties Needs Mutual Understanding and Confidence: An Indian Perspective”
Qassim Soleimani: The Red Hand Warrior
It’s almost a year since the death of Qassim Soleimani. Read this special commentary of the Iran’s second most powerful person and military general Qassim Soleimani. Read the article to know how he became Iran’s second most powerful person and the strategy behind his assassination by the United States.
The Fall Of Dhaka: Is it a Deliberate or a Blunder
By Nadar Shah Katawazai (On Wednesday, 16th December 2020, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi lit the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Here, The Viyug presents a special political commentary of the 1971 war). With the triumph of Sheik Mujeebur Rahman in the first democratic General Election inContinue reading “The Fall Of Dhaka: Is it a Deliberate or a Blunder”
Galwan Valley: Strategic Piece of Cake for the Dragon and the Elephant- Who Wins?
By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Ladakh standoff shot very much higher political tensions between the two Asian superpowers. The tension escalated as both the nation’s army began violent standoffs including armed scuffles and close-quarter un-armed combat. Both the nation engaged in clash-off on Monday which is regarded as one of theContinue reading “Galwan Valley: Strategic Piece of Cake for the Dragon and the Elephant- Who Wins?”
India-China Ladakh Standoff: The Diversion Power-Play between the Dragon and the Elephant
The Viyug’s first Issue Brief Our first Issue Brief has been published in Amazon Kindle Store. Deep analysis on the recent India-China Ladakh Standoff has been conducted including the Galwan Valley faceoff. The analysis is consolidated into the form of booklet and has been published by the author. If you hold Kindle unlimited membership thenContinue reading “India-China Ladakh Standoff: The Diversion Power-Play between the Dragon and the Elephant”
Case study: Analysing 26/11 with reference to Alex Schmid’s principles of terrorism
By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Introduction: The 2008 Mumbai terror attack, as the name suggests is a kind of terrorist attack on Indian soil in November 2008. It was a series of a killing spree by a group comprising 10 Pakistani men linked with the terror group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba. In a four day violent attack by themContinue reading “Case study: Analysing 26/11 with reference to Alex Schmid’s principles of terrorism”