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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

India lifts military procurement ban on Rolls Royce, Finmeccanica

India will allow its military to buy from defense contractors that were previously banned because of graft allegations.

“Some purchases from six foreign companies, including Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc (RR/) and two local businesses that earlier faced curbs are now permitted, according to the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force R.… Continue Reading

Indian debarments may be crippling modernization

India’s practice of blacklisting defense firms that engage in corrupt activity has sparked debate over whether the practice has affected the modernization of the world’s fourth largest army.

This year alone, the government blacklisted four foreign armament firms after a top military official confessed to accepting bribes.… Continue Reading