Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.
5. Has the world entered a new normal where the space has become the next frontier? Elucidate with suitable examples. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme that space security is next frontier that the world countries must aspire for.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss the possible threats that space as the new frontier poses upon the security aspects of a country. Explain with possible examples.
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly explain that It’s a brave new world for business leaders and emerging economies that want to flex their strength at zero gravity.
Explain that today we are in a complex, multifaceted geopolitical situation than the over-simplistic East-versus-West narrative of the past and that Space has occupied a new perspective.
Discuss the efforts being made by countries to explore space as the new frontier.
Explain the challenges that it may pose to internal security of a country.
Conclude with what needs to be done to address the new threat.