Ep 219: Keeping India Safe

04.04.2021 - By The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

Download our free app to listen on your phone

There are many things that threaten our nation, both internal and external, both seen and unseen. Our armed forces protect us from some of them. Sushant Singh joins Amit Varma in episode 219 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss the state of our military, his experiences in Kashmir, the threats from Pakistan and China, and the danger of politics to national security. Also check out: 1. Sushant Singh at CPR and Indian Express. 2. Kashmir and Article 370 -- Episode 134 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan). 3. The India-Pakistan Conflict -- Episode 111 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan). 4. The Citizenship Battles -- Episode 152 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan). 5. The Indian Armed Forces -- Episode 175 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Lt Gen Prakash Menon). 6. India in the Nuclear Age -- Episode 80 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Lt Gen Prakash Menon). 7. The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew and Enid Blyton on Amazon. 8. The Gita Press and Hindu Nationalism -- Episode 139 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Akshaya Mukul). 9. Political Ideology in India -- Episode 131 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rahul Verma). 10. Being Muslim in India -- Episode 216 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ghazala Wahab) 11. Memories and Things -- Episode 195 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Aanchal Malhotra). 12. The Burden of Democracy -- Pratap Bhanu Mehta. 13. What Have We Done With Our Independence? -- Episode 186 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pratap Bhanu Mehta). 14. The BJP Before Modi -- Episode 202 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vinay Sitapati). 15. A Call to Honour -- Jaswant Singh. 16. We Won’t Need To Fight A War If We Can Win The Peace -- Amit Varma. 17. Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice -- David Galula. 18. Seven Pillars of Wisdom -- TE Lawrence. 19. The Insurgents -- Fred Kaplan. 20. The Generation of Rage in Kashmir -- David Devadas. 21. The Lost Rebellion: Kashmir in the Nineties -- Manoj Joshi. 22. First They Came... --  Martin Niemöller. 23. Army and Nation: The Military and Indian Democracy -- Steven I Wilkinson. 24. The Strategy Trap: India and Pakistan Under the Nuclear Shadow -- Lt Gen Prakash Menon. 25. Thoughts on Pakistan -- BR Ambedkar. 26. The Promise of Power -- Maya Tudor. 27. War and Peace in Modern India -- Srinath Raghavan. 28. The Battle for Money -- Sushant Singh. 29. The World of Yesterday -- Stefan Zweig. 30. The End of History? -- Francis Fukuyama. 31. Why China Is Winning Against India -- Sushant Singh. 32. Guns Fall Silent on the LoC -- Sushant Singh. 33. Line of Narrative Control -- Sushant Sngh. 34. Looking Ahead After the Ladakh Walk Back -- Sushant Singh. 35. Why China Is Winning Against India -- Sushant Singh. 36. India Can’t Say It Wants U.S. Help Against China -- Sushant Singh. 37. India's China Challenge -- Ananth Krishnan. 38. The Dragon and the Elephant -- Episode 181 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Hamsini Hariharam & Shibani Mehta). 39. What Does China Want? -- Episode 143 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Manoj Kewalramani). 40. Foreign Policy is a Big Deal -- Episode 170 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane & Manoj Kewalramani). 41. Understanding Foreign Policy -- Episode 63 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Nitin Pai). 42. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -- Douglas Adams. 43. China’s Influence in South Asia -- Episode 22 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane). Check out Amit’s online course, The Art of Clear Writing. And subscribe to The India Uncut Newsletter. It’s free!

More episodes from The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma