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?”

Critique Paper

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke The report titled “Mapping the Global Future: Report of the National Intelligence Council’s 2020 Project” has been chosen to write the following critique paper. Summary of Key Assessments including Critique The end of Cold War has shifted the dynamics of power but the repercussions from those are still unfolding. Rise ofContinue reading “Critique Paper”

Finding Modern Day Relevance in ‘The Art of War’

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke A critical analysis and review of some of the thoughts from Sun Tzu’s finest work ‘The Art of War’. The world embarked on a journey filled with wars and saw the changing dynamics of war from being a mere land & naval warfare and now producing weapons of mass destruction andContinue reading “Finding Modern Day Relevance in ‘The Art of War’”

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”

Research Papers on Defence and Strategic Studies Vol. 2- Terrorism, Intelligence & Cyber Warfare

About the Book Research Papers on Defence & Strategic Studies Vol. 1 & 2 is the finest collection of research papers, Op-Eds, critical analysis report, and other essay formats written and complied by the author. This volume deals with various aspects of terrorism studies, intelligence & espionage, and cyber warfare. Contents Chapter: 6- Intelligence inContinue reading “Research Papers on Defence and Strategic Studies Vol. 2- Terrorism, Intelligence & Cyber Warfare”

Finding Deterrence Strategies Deployed in the Indian Ocean Region

By Anirudh Ramakrishna Phadke Introduction The Indian Ocean is the third largest water body and covers 20% of earth’s surface after the pacific and the Atlantic Oceans. In current century it has become the most viable sea routes for trade and commerce connecting the US from West to Australia in the East. This vast theatreContinue reading “Finding Deterrence Strategies Deployed in the Indian Ocean Region”

American Occupation: What worked, what didn’t

By Aswathy Kooanmpilly Twenty years later, the US leaves its latest battlefield. Like its other post Second World War ventures, American involvement in Afghanistan has come to nought. Thus, it becomes important to put the event in context by looking into a brief history of American occupation to understand where the US went wrong. AmericanContinue reading “American Occupation: What worked, what didn’t”

Amateur Superpower of World Politics

By Subhash Bhambhu The US presidency proposed September 11 as the withdrawal deadline for the US and NATO forces to leave Afghan soil. The date is carefully chosen in remembrance of the 9/11 attack. In an interview with Yahoo News, former White House adviser Richard Clarke indicated that there is a high probability of collapsingContinue reading “Amateur Superpower of World Politics”