China Isn't Winning The Race for Space

China Isn't Winning The Race for Space

China's first cargo spacecraft

Even as NASA stumbles, private U.S. companies are taking the lead in exploration

by Adam Minter

By the middle of the century, nuclear-powered Chinese shuttles will regularly ply interplanetary space, carrying workers between mining colonies on distant planets and asteroids. If that, like much else published on the

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The U.S. Military Is Preparing For War In Space

The U.S. Military Is Preparing For War In Space
Its impact on everybody on Earth and its implications for future human space exploration would be devastating.
Right now, there are laws that are relevant to the prospect of war in space, but currently it is unclear exactly how these might be applied.

We and our colleagues from around the world – including experts from Australia, Canada, the U

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Indian Navy The Odd Man Out In Asia's 'Quad' Alliance

Indian Navy The Odd Man Out In Asia's 'Quad' Alliance

U.S. aircraft carrier John C Stennis during joint military exercise 'Malabar', with Japan and India

by Sanjeev Miglani

NEW DELHI - The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian "Quad" must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers

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New Ripples In The Oceans

New Ripples In The Oceans

Looking beyond the traditional areas of high-technology and defence cooperation, and the more recent focus on global mitigation of climate change, Delhi and Paris appear ready to lend a strong regional dimension to their strategic partnership


by C. Raja Mohan

Until we get there, there is much that India needs to do in elevating its bilateral

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Why We Can’t Rely On Uncle Sam

Why We Can’t Rely On Uncle Sam

Despite all the talks of cooperation against terror, the US has removed certifiable action against the Lashkar-e-Taiba—responsible for several attacks in India—as a precondition for Pakistan receiving American ‘reimbursements’ for help in the war against terror. Pakistan has been allocated $700 million from America’s $700 billion defence budget as

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India, China And North Korea All Want To Go To The Moon. Here's Why

India, China And North Korea All Want To Go To The Moon. Here's Why

No human has been to the Moon since 1972 and only 12 people have ever done it—all of them American men. But that list could soon be getting a lot longer.

Why the Moon? Haven’t we already been there, done that? Well, yes. But now there are new reasons motivating countries to reach the Moon.

Human and other missions to the Moon are planned by India,

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To Counter OBOR, India Pushes Its Own Idea of Connectivity To The World

To Counter OBOR, India Pushes Its Own Idea of Connectivity To The World

India is pushing its own connectivity mantra with most of its international partners, but with very different rules from China. A glance at recent statements shows how India is trying to change the language of connectivity initiatives. Both India and US have stressed on the transparent development of infrastructure with due respect to sovereignty

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