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A culture of exceptionalism is eating away at hard-won military gains — in armies across the world

The new ‘bearded warriors’ who would emerge to take over from regular infantry battalions. Image: Rolling Stone


Raghuram Rajan’s tryst with the Reserve Bank of India

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan | Image: IANS

Soldiers increasingly come from the same places and backgrounds — and that is a problem


It was clear, months into the invasion, that the U.S. would lose its Longest War

U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division soldiers arrive in Fort Drum from Afghanistan. Image: CrusaderToonamiUK


Raghuram Rajan’s tryst with the Reserve Bank of India

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan | Image: IANS


On paper — no. But their actions say otherwise

A Labour leaflet emerged this week criticising Boris Johnson shaking hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. What is Boris expected to do, instead? Image: The Sun


India has nothing to lose by standing up to China

Indian soldiers stand along a high altitude road near the famous Zojila mountain pass (Image: Bloomberg)


Armed Communists were the gravest threat to India’s security in the 2000’s — what happened thereafter?

Protests against Operation Green Hunt (Photo: Radical Notes Blog)


A Tale of Two Abduls

Agni V, a long-range surface-to-surface Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile successfully launched from a canister on a road mobile launcher at the Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, on December 10, 2018. (Image: Government of India)


Texas’ unprecedented cold snap has tested the renewables story

Austin, Texas on February 15, 2021 (Image:AFP)

Small electricity retailers in Texas were paying customers to…

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