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PAINT HOMING TORPEDO

PAINT HOMING TORPEDO

(This is a sequel to an earlier article titled Paper Seeking Missile, in our July 21 issue)      
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THE PAKISTANI SOLDIER IN UN

THE PAKISTANI SOLDIER IN UN

In UN peacekeeping missions, we operate along with officers and troops of many nationalities. The author recalls his interactions with
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WORKING FOR PEACE IN DARFUR

WORKING FOR PEACE IN DARFUR

UN peacekeeping is not just about military forces and deployment, but entails a lot of negotiations with the warring parties
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KEEPING PEACE IN ANGOLA – UNAVEM

KEEPING PEACE IN ANGOLA – UNAVEM

Indian Military Observers (Milobs) have formed part of many UN peacekeeping missions in Africa. This narrative describes the type of
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CIVIL WAR IN LIBERIA

CIVIL WAR IN LIBERIA

The UN Mission in Liberia faced a violent upheaval from the warring groups, and UN and other international organisations evacuated
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THE FIRST INDIA LED UN PEACE INITIATIVE

THE FIRST INDIA LED UN PEACE INITIATIVE

A word about the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission and the Custodian Force of India and how they came into being.
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MISSION SUPPORT TO UN MISSION IN SOUTH SUDAN (UNMISS)

MISSION SUPPORT TO UN MISSION IN SOUTH SUDAN (UNMISS)

Mission Support is that part of a UN Mission which deals with the finances, sustenance and administrative support to the
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VIGNETTES OF INDIAN AIRPOWER IN UN PEACEKEEPING

VIGNETTES OF INDIAN AIRPOWER IN UN PEACEKEEPING

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has joined the Indian Army regularly in UN peacekeeping, and took part in the Congo
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INDIAN NAVY’S EVACUATION FROM A WAR ZONE IN LEBANON:OPERATION SUKOON 2006

INDIAN NAVY’S EVACUATION FROM A WAR ZONE IN LEBANON:OPERATION SUKOON 2006

Evacuation of Indian Nationals from foreign countries in turmoil has happened regularly in the last few years. The first such
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INDIAN NAVY’S SOMALIA OPERATIONS

INDIAN NAVY’S SOMALIA OPERATIONS

Adding to his personal recollections, the author has consulted some dramatis personae as cited. He has also drawn from The
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