CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2021

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Former Additional Director General, CAPS

Two IAF pilots were privy to India’s top secret when Buddha smiled on 18 May 1974
Source: The Print

‘Never Again’: COVID Crisis Should Be a Catalyst to Galvanise India’s Journey to Better Days
News 18

Bhopal Gas Tragedy to COVID – India can always count on IAF to step in during crises
Source: The Print

Redefining Combatants
The Hindu

For counterinsurgency operations to succeed in Chhattisgarh, locals must first believe that the State has the upper hand
The Times of India

OPINION | Welcome Tejas Mk1A. Now Let’s Turn ‘Make in India’ Programme into A Success
OPINION | Welcome Tejas Mk1A. Now Let’s Turn ‘Make in India’ Programme into A Success

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

Missile Developments in Southern Asia: a perspective from India
Source: IISS

Revisit role of nuclear weapons to make the right choices
Source: The Sunday Guardian

The Language of Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia
Source: King’s College London – YouTube

Chinese Nuclear Ambitions Ride Piggyback on Pakistan
Source: StratNewsGlobal

2010-2020: Decadal Trends – Global Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Ten Years of Rising Dangers
Source: IPCS

Nuclear numbers: Assessing China’s threshold of ‘unacceptable damage’
Source: The Sunday Guardian

India’s UNSC tenure 2021-2022: Securing national interest through international leadership
Source: The Sunday Guardian

Dr. Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

US Weighing Options for Military Bases in Pak
Source: The Tribune

China Worried about the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Source: The Sunday Guardian

One Year of the US-Taliban Agreement: Where does Afghanistan Stand?
Source: The Sunday Guardian

FATF push may not alter Pak strategic interests
Source: The Tribune

Pak will continue to amplify its anti-India narrative
Source: The Sunday Guardian

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2020

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Additional Director General, CAPS

Capturing entire gamut of India’s Wars
Source: The Tribune

OPINION | The Commander as a Moral Arbiter
Source: News 18

The back-end Warriors
Source: The Tribune

Pangong Tso action represents a doctrinal shift
Source: The Tribune

IAF is key to India’s ‘deterrence by punishment’ plan against China. Now to wait for winter
Source: The Print

Air India Crash: Blaming Pilots Before Black Box is Decoded Exposes Meritocracy vs Babugiri in Aviation
Source: News18

Meeting China’s intransigence with air power
Source: The Hindu

Sometimes with Stretcher and sometimes Without, Challenges Frontline Aviators Face While Airlifting Injured Soldiers
Source: News18

Indian Intelligence Failure Again? Herosim at Galwan must lead to reforms
Source: The Print

Swiss cheese and defence reforms
Source: The Hindu

Amid Corona, Is US ‘Creating’ An Agricultural ‘Bio-Weapon’?
Source: The Quint

Why Air Force won’t be a part of India’s massive Covid evacuation for now
Source: The Print

Coronavirus: Cartoon Characters and insect Warriors
Source: The Tribune

Nurturing air power to meet rising demand
Source: The Hindu

Military diplomacy is also about building reliability
Source: The Tribune

Defence Deals With Indian Firms Are Tricky: Here’s Why We Import
Source: The Quint

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

China’s contemporary nuclear debates: What’s brewing?
Source: Sunday Guardian

‘With No-First Use Doctrine India’s Redlines In Nuclear Domain Are Very Clear’
Source: StratNewsGlobal | YouTube​

Bringing nuclear risks back into popular imagination
Source: The Hindu

Hiroshima @ 75
Source: SAM Conversations | YouTube

Why India and China haven’t used the ‘N’ word throughout the Ladakh conflict
Source: The Print

China Dream: Xi needs a wake-up call
Source: The Sunday Guardian

Kakrapar: Why Nuclear Power for Electricity Generation?
Source: IPCS

Regime Meltdown: New Powers and the Arms Control Failure | Raisina Dialogue 2020

Dr. Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

As China-Pakistan ties become wider, India must prepare for implications
Source: The Indian Express

Indo-China conflict: What’s in it for Pakistan?
Source: Financial Express

Why Pakistan’s proxy war will now intensify
Source: The Tribune

Drumming up N-hysteria: One year of Balakot strikes, and Pakistan’s positioning
Source: The Tribune

Fiscal woes no damper on Pak military build-up
Source: The Tribune

Dr. E.Dilipraj, Research Fellow, CAPS

Amidst COVID-19: Time to declare India’s Health Sector as Critical Sector for Cyber Securiy
Source: The Diplomatist

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2019

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Additional Director General, CAPS

Living the Three Minutes of Military Life
Source: The Tribune

The weaponisation of food is taking a new form. It could change warfare
Source: Hindustan Times

Seven decades apart, tale that two airlifts tell
Source: The Tribune

Drone arms drop: A new security threat emerges on India’s western border | Opinion
Source: Hindustan Times

The ills of faulty hindsight
Source: New Indian Express

Obscured by headlines such as Rajnath Singh flying the Tejas, defence research is in terrible shape
Source: The Times of India Blog

Strategic Corporals of J&K Hold the Key
Source: Tribune

Kargil’s little known fact: How IAF used helicopters to target intruders at high altitude
Source: The Print

Playing catch-up in info warfare
Source: The Tribune

Propel defence talks with US beyond rhetoric
Source: The Tribune

Defence agenda for the new government
Source: The Tribune

IAF beyond Balakot: Political parties must rise above petty differences to improve national defence preparedness
Source: The Times of India

When a spy story from India-US mission during the Cold War spooked an IAF pilot
Source: The Print

The March 31 Syndrome
Source: The Tribune

IAF is grossly under-equipped
Source: The Tribune

After India’s air attack, onus of restraint on Pakistan
Source: Hindustan Times

After the terrorist strike in Pulwama, is war even an option?
Source: The Hindu

Every Air Crash in One Too Many
Source: The Tribune

The Hard Power Imperative
Source: The Hindu

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

Interview for the show “War and Peace: Programme on Security”
Source: DD News

Interview on “How Serious is the Indian debate on NFU and will it lead to a change in the future?”
Source: Security Risks Asia -YouTube Channel

Interview on “What will be the status of nuclear deterrence if No First Use is revised by India?”
Source: Security Risks Asia -YouTube Channel

Should India Tinker with its ‘No First Use Policy’
Source: The Hindu

Ep 24: India’s Nuclear Doctrine
Source: IVM Pocasts

Dr. Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

China Spurring Pakistan’s Defence Build-up
Source: The Tribune

Decoding Pakistan’s Nuclear Brinkmanship
Source: Tribune

Interview on “How Serious is the Indian debate on NFU and will it lead to a change in the future?”
Source: Security Risks Asia -YouTube Channel

Interview on “Pakistan Flagging The Nuclear Threat – A dangerous escalation | Article 370 | Kashmir Issue 2019”
Source: Security Risks Asia -YouTube Channel

Interview on “Article 370: How Pakistan reacted and What it means?”
Source: Security Risks Asia -YouTube Channel

Pak’s Strategic Posturing over Article 370
Source: Tribune

Interview on “Why peace eludes Afghanistan? – Implications for India”
Source: Foreign Policy Times -YouTube Channel

Wg Cdr Asheesh Srivastava, Research Fellow, CAPS

The Air Force Responce | India’s Energy Challenge
Times Now

Vaad Samvaad – BioFuels Special
DD Kisan

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2018

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2017

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

The Powerplay in Peacekeeping 
Source: The Hindu

Pak Becomes Puppeteer 
Source: Mail Today

The Arms and the Minister  
Source: Mail Today

No disrespect meant: Understanding the carriage of mortal remains of Tawang chopper crash
Source: The Print

Strategy and World Order  
Source: Mail Today

India should play down victory and be vigilant after disengagement of troops at Doklam 
Source: The Economic Times

India China & a great trap
Source: Mail Today

Armed forces in media: Soldiers, don’t fall into the media
Source: The Economic Times Blog

We are not in 1962 and we are militarily strong, but India can’t afford a piecemeal approach to Doklam style events
Source: The Times of India

A new chapter in Indo-Israeli Ties
Source: Mail today

The Rise of Civilian Soldiers
Source: Mail today

Recall 1983 Assam this Poll Season
Source: Mail today

Building Deterrence
Source: The Indian Express

Sky is not the limit
Source: The Indian Express

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Senior Fellow, CAPS

Nuclear India at 19: keep focus right on deterrence
Source: Deccan Herald

India’s N-doctrine: Still credible, still minimum
Source: The Tribune

Unclear Nuclear Pathways for 2017
Source: IPCS

To a Deeper Engagement: The JCPOA Effect on Indo-Iran Relations

Dr. Shalini Chawla, Senior Fellow, CAPS

Panama Papers and SC verdict: Relief for Nawaz Sharif is temporary
Source: DailyO

India-Pakistan Tensions and the Threat of Nuclear War
Source: DailyO

Ms Chandra Rekha, Associate Fellow, CAPS

Minding Multi-Alignment and U.S.-India Ties
Source: South Asian Voices

Breaking Barriers in Central Asia
Source: Mail Today

Are Russia and China Moving Toward An All Weather-Partnership?
Source: South Asian Voices

Detente 2.0 between Russia and the US: An unconvincing idea under Trump
Source: Global Village Space

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2016

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

Six reasons why a No First Use nuclear doctrine is good for India
Source: Hindustan Times

Where Aakar Patel goes flagrantly wrong: The Indian armed forces are not a mercenary entity
Source: The Times of India Blog

In a democracy the military should be under political control, but doesn’t have to be under bureaucracy’s thumb
Source: The Times of India Blog

Securing the Skies
Source: The Hindu

Surgical strikes by India are not new, but we must be on guard
Source: DailyO

Onus of restraint is on Pak
Source: Mail Today

After terror attack in Uri stagedby Pakistan, how can India hold a rogue state accountable?
Source: The Times of India Blog

Crouching Tiger and not so Hidden Dragon
Source: Mail Today

What deterrence theory says: How to rescue India from anarchy unleashed by rule of the mob
Source: The Times of India Blog

Modi Right to Call Pakistan’s Bluff
Source: Mail Today

Perils of Interventionism
Source: Mail Today

Peacekeepers of the World
Source: Mail Today

Make Way for ‘Made in India’
Source: The Economic Times

How Siachen soldier Hanamanthappa gave India an occasion to cheer, and grieve as one
Source: The Indian Express

I’ve Rescued Jawans At Siachen. You Never Forget It.
Source: NDTV

Onus of Talks Can’t be on India Alone
Source: Mail Today

America Sadly doesn’t see India as a Political Equal
Source: DailyO

Defence Preparedness: The Way Forward
Source: The Hindu

‘Indo-US’ – Partnership or Dependency
Source: Mail today

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Senior Fellow, CAPS

To a Deeper Engagement: The JCPOA Effect on Indo-Iran Relations

No case for simultaneous NSG membership for India and Pakistan
Source: South Asia Monitor

Pak’s Nuclear ‘Normality’ through External Deals: Chasing a chimera
Source: IPCS

Dr. Shalini Chawla, Senior Fellow, CAPS

China-Pak Nexus spells trouble for India
Source: DailyO

Wg Cdr Kiran Krishnan Nair, Research Fellow, CAPS

Apples and Oranges: Why comparing India’s reusable launch vehicle with the space shuttle is totally out of place
Source: The Space Review

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2015

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2014

Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Senior Fellow, CAPS

K.Subrahmanyam Award 2014: Dr Manpreet Sethi, ICSSR Senior Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), receiving K.Subrahmanyam Award for her outstanding contribution in the area of strategic and security studies in 2014.

US, China and the South Asian Nuclear Construct – Analysis
Source: Eurasiareview

India-Russia Nuclear Vision Statement: See That It Delivers
Source: Eurasiareview

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur VM (Retd), Distinguished Fellow, CAPS

Avro replacement: MoD has to show leadership
Source: epaper.dnaindia.com

Defence modernisation: Get on the offensive
Source: The Economic Times Blog

Air Power Can’t Counter IS
Source: The New Indian Express

Defence needs private players
Source: India Today

MMRCA Misgivings Unfounded
Source: The New Indian Express

Bombing can’t help Israel: Why the country’s policy of cumulative deterrence is not working
Source: Daily Mail,UK

Rethink Rafale deal at India’s peril
Source: Mail Today

Iraq fallout will affect our security
Source: India Today

Disaster relief is good diplomacy
Source: India Today

What defence forces seek from Modi government
Source: India Today

New Govt must look at defence
Source: India Today

Modi’s defence challenge
Watch interview of Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Manmohan Bahadur
Source: India Today

Prioritise National Interest
Source: The New Indian Express

The right way to Arm
Source: Indian Express

Letter from an aam Fauji to Would-be Prime Minister
Source:New Indian Express

Fallacies of Strategic Bomber
Source:New Indian Express

Dr. Sitakanta Mishra, Research Fellow, CAPS

Nuclear Security and India
Source:  DSA – Defence and Security Alert

Crisis Perception and Diplomacy Mismatch in South Asia
Source: South Asian Voices

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA 2013