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‘Special Ops’: A RAW Story in a New Format

‘Special Ops’: A RAW Story in a New Format

There are almost as many cable series about intelligence agencies as there are intelligence agencies. There’s “Pine Gap,” which takes you inside the Five Eyes intelligence alliance. There’s “Mossad 101” about Israel’s famed intelligence service. And now there’s “Special Ops” a streaming hit in India about the once-ignored Research & Analysis Wing. But “Special Ops”...

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Is RAW Recruiting Rohingya Muslims? Not Really: Here Are the Facts

Is RAW Recruiting Rohingya Muslims? Not Really: Here Are the Facts

Essentially, the notification means that the government of India was recruiting individuals who could claim to be proficient in the language of Rohingya, and not Rohingya Muslims themselves.With the rumours about this posting being for individuals to work in R&AW, the significance of hiring people who know how to read, write and speak in Rohingya...

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Inside R&AW’s Covert Operations

Inside R&AW’s Covert Operations

India’s secret intelligence service, known as the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW) is less well-known than the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India’s premier investigative agency. But R&AW is gaining a great public profile. Like CIA and Mossad, it’s espionage exploits are depicted in a premium cable show. With Prime Minister Naendra Modi’s more aggressive stance toward...

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Israel’s Mossad Joins India’s R&AW Seeking to Finish Masood Azhar

Israel’s Mossad Joins India’s R&AW Seeking to Finish Masood Azhar

RAW stands for Research and Analysis Wing, which is India’s version of the CIA, it s foreign intelligence service. Masood Azhar is the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammed, the fundamentalist Islamic group that recently struck with deadly effect in Kashmir. India is looking for help from Israel’s Mossad and Israel is glad to provide it. Because of...