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Indian Army finally gets its long-delayed howitzers

 

The Indian Army celebrated receiving its first M777A2 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers (ULH) - which the US Army says has proven  its worth in Afghanistan - at an official handover ceremony on November 12, 2018, implementing a key step towards modernizing and strengthening of the long-required artillery’s capabilities.

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US in the world

There has been a festival of commentary of late bemoaning the pusillanimous foreign policy of President Obama. If only we had a president who rode horses shirtless, wrestled a tiger or took a bite out of a neighbouring country, we’d all feel much safer. Your Honour, I rise in — partial — defense of Mr. Obama.  

Canadian envoy to head Asia Pacific Foundation

Stewart Beck, Canada’s High Commissioner to India, will move to Vancouver in August to take over as President and CEO of Asia Pacific Foundation, a think tank with expertise  on Asia Pacific countries, including India.

 

India and China: Are they mismatched?

Have you ever wondered how two of the world's ancient civilisations, India and China shared advanced ideas in the past? They looked at each other, learned and adopted what was suitable to their genius. Yet in colonial times their relations suffered. This was because of political and boundary disputes. To westerners they are mismatched nations. But the rest of the world hopes that if these two behemoths cooperate the world can only benefit.  

Fair Play Rules: Integrating into a Western framework of international rules rests in the balance unless US takes heed of Asia

Foreign policy commands attention when it is crisis management. A street revolt breaks out in Egypt, Libya or Ukraine, and everyone asks how the president of the United States should respond.

 
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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a strategy to strengthen cooperation and the partnership with India.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communicat...

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