Conventional War

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Imagine a war. Several sides are fighting, but it is not clear who is on what side. The combatants do not wear regular military uniforms, and many are foreigners. They…

Billy Mitchell

10 mins read

William Lendrum Mitchell (29 DEC 1879 – 19 FEB 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the United States Air Force.    …

Augmented vs Non-Augmented

1 min read

Brain Computer integration in future will enhance the natural capabilities of human beings. It calls for creating some vocabulary to differentiate between human performances which are augmented or non-augmented. Two…

Intimacy

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True Intimacy simply cannot be rushed. It’s not a romp in the sack. It’s a slow baring of the soul. It comes haltingly with time, between the shy synapses of…

Kynja’s Day at the Anganwadi

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Kynja Babha is a five-year-old girl in the faraway village of Khrang in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. She is the daughter of a broom cultivator, from a…

Propaganda

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There’s not enough academic or practical understanding of the ability of modern propaganda to cocoon even educated folks in contaminated information bubbles that are hermetically sealed off, for long. This…

Institutional Clarity and Fidelity

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The words spoken by America’s top military officer carried a familiar ring, but in the midst of a chaotic week at the Pentagon, they were particularly poignant. “We are unique…