June 12, 2020

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Takshashila Discussion Document — India’s Theatre Command System: A Proposal

Download the Discussion Document in PDF This discussion document proposes the structural framework for India’s Theatre Command system with the terrain and strategic threats being prime factors. Larger theatre structures facilitate flexible cooperation in greater quantities of military power and...

COVID-19 AND INTER-SERVICE COOPERATION

The COVID-19’s relentless journey has already covered 213 countries and territories. In Indian official circles, there is growing acceptance of the reality, that we will have to learn to live with it. The Indian economy has taken a massive blow...

All Things Policy: Modi and Morrison – India and Australia Draw Closer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for a “virtual summit” last week, with the two countries striking significant agreements on everything from mining to maritime strategy. Is China driving the two countries closer? And how is...

MisDisMal-Information #7 – This Week In Information Disorder Letter

This newsletter is published at techpolicy.substack.com What is this? This newsletter aims to track information disorder largely from an Indian perspective. It will also look at some global campaigns and research What this is not? A fact-check newsletter. There are organisations like Altnews,...

The Compound Eye – Belling the Cat, Asymptomatic Transmission and Continuing HCQ debate

Who Will Bell the Cat?  The World Health Assembly recently adopted a resolution to probe the zoonotic origins of Sars-CoV-2. China, which was earlier reluctant, eventually agreed to the WHO-led probe. A thorough probe is needed to ensure public health measures are...

A need to reassess the traveller testing strategy

The Government of Karnataka has advised travellers coming into the state to be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival. Private labs are being pressed into action to supplement the existing COVID-19 testing capacity. The advisory recommends collecting samples from incoming travellers,...