Neeraj Singh Manhas is the Director of Research in the Indo-Pacific Consortium at Raisina House, New Delhi. He has authored three books and has various research interests covering Sino-Indian border issues, China in the Indian Ocean; India-China Foreign Policy; Water security; Defense and Indo-Pacific studies. His recent edited book is “Analysing the Current Afghan Context” (Routledge 2022). His writings have appeared in the Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP), Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Singapore), The Hindu Business Line, The Pioneer, Financial Express, Firstpost, and other online platforms.
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for carrying out attacks has become a growing concern for India in recent years, especially in the region of Jammu and Kashmir. UAVs