This issue discusses a wide-range of contemporary national, regional and international strategic issues. It has an account of various strategic and security issues and challenges that shape regional and global politics. The first article discusses the perils of artificial intelligence and its implications for nuclear deterrence. The second article explores the military and strategic rationale behind increasing defense ties between India and Israel. The third article deals with the deployment of S-400 in South Asia by India and its repercussions for US regional interests. The fourth article looks at the India force modernization and its regional and global implications. The last article discusses India’s foreign policy in its immediate neighborhood and how it is premised to maintain its hegemony in the region.
In addition, CISS research team has reviewed five books by national and international authors which cover contemporary security and strategic issues.