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Ali Ahmed

Ali Ahmed

Ali Ahmed is a freelance blogger. He has been variously an infantryman, an academic and an international civil servant. He has self-published 11 compilation of his writings (two forthcoming). He has over 850 published articles and commentaries comprising over a million words. His interests include peace studies, strategic studies and military sociology. He has been an avid advocate of the liberal perspective, which places him as a contrarian in a realist-dominated Indian strategic community. His writings also draw attention to the influence of cultural nationalism on national and regional security.

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The Escalatory Risks of India’s Integrated Battle Groups Defense & Security

The Escalatory Risks of India’s Integrated Battle Groups

In recent years, changes in the Indian military have made…

Fallout of Article 370’s Withdrawal,100 Days On: Indian Military’s False Optimism? Defense & Security

Fallout of Article 370’s Withdrawal,100 Days On: Indian Military’s False Optimism?

On August 5, the Indian government did away with the…

Understanding India’s Land Warfare Doctrine Defense & Security

Understanding India’s Land Warfare Doctrine

The Indian Army’s latest iteration of its doctrine, Land Warfare…