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AI and Modern Warfare: Opportunities and Risks in South Asia


This study investigates the impacts of AI in modern warfare, focusing on its opportunities and risks. The military has access to a revolutionary tool in artificial intelligence. To top it all off, it lets the military operate with a great deal of independence. Several countries have recently taken a more aggressive stance in response to the increasing militarisation of AI. The militarisation of AI means that by using advanced measures, one can affect the regional security of its opponents. Using 5G- warfare and impactful espionage, the opponent’s sovereignty can be breached. State security can be affected. This is the militarization of AI.  The exceptional efficacy of AI is largely responsible for this. The objectives of the study include discussing the impact of AI on strategic balance in South Asia and also, assessing how AI is impacting global security and international politics for the region. The descriptive method was used to carry out this study, in which secondary sources, including previous research, books, and articles, were analyzed. AI has offered military forces a strategic advantage by filtering enormous data, boosting detection, and streamlining logistics. These advancements offer risks, particularly in nuclear deterrence and contemporary conflict. It was concluded that in military operations, AI improves situational awareness, decision-making, targeting, and operational access. Policymakers and military leaders must bargain to explore AI's benefits in war while reducing its risks to global security and stability.


Conflict, , Operations, , Opportunities, , Risks, , Politics



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