Post 19th Congress of CPC: Where does Xi Jinping leads China to? Sharing with friends my article published in Modern Diplomacy (EU), on 21 January,2018. Modern Diplomacy is an invaluable platform of mainstream Western media and academia assessing and evaluating complex international issues . It is a leading media for European opinion-maker with far-reaching influence across the … Continue reading Post 19th Congress of CPC: Where does Xi Jinping leads China to?
Opinion: Is sports diplomacy a new game plan of North Korea? Sharing my opinion published on WION News on 18 Jan 18 as "Opinion: Is sports diplomacy a new game plan of North Korea?" Two contradictory events set an uneven … Continue reading Sanctions on North Korea and Kim’s ‘Sports Diplomacy: Is Kim acting Smart?
Chinese efforts to make best of French President Macron's visit to China, as success of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), recently enshrined in the constitution, have not been bought by the West. Macron has been balanced in choosing his words to say “I want us to define together the rules of a balanced relationship in … Continue reading China uses Macron’s visit to advertise success of BRI in EU.
Sharing with friends my editorial published in Financial Chronicle earlier on 13 November 17. It has become relevant today in view of US Defense Minister Mattis asking US Army to be ready for war two days back after running into a "Near No option" scenario. Not very many including China seem to be confident of … Continue reading Sharing my Editorial published in Financial Chronicle:Nuke threat a new norm?
Sharing with friends my various opinions published on WION News on Pakistan, China and North Korea. News South Asia News Opinion: Indo-Pak relationship reached real low points in 2017 Save for later Reading List Print Comment Pakistan's Permanent Representative at the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said that India is the mother of terrorism in South … Continue reading My Opinion: Indo-Pak relationship reached real low points in 2017, published on WION News
I am sharing my Interview taken by Mr Shi Jiangtao, China Correspondent, South China Morning Post (SCMP) on 06 December 2017 in Question Answer form. It also includes questions pertaining to the forthcoming visit of Chinese Councillor Mr Yang Jiechi. SCMP: Question 1 In his first visit to India since the Doklam border row, Chinese Foreign … Continue reading Interview Maj Gen S B Asthana by SCMP on 06 Dec 2017,on forthcoming Chinese & Russian Foreign Minister’s visit to India.
Sharing the Washington Post article and my comments with friends dated 24 November 2017. Comments With shrinking caliphate/concentrated locations of militants by some hard actions, it is expected that sporadic militant attacks and lone wolf attacks at unexpected locations killing innocent people will rise. This episode adequately described in the article, claiming more than two hundred innocent … Continue reading Terror enters Mosque of Egypt
As against high expectations from President Trump’s long tour of Asia, there seems to be no change in North Korea flash point except ‘Old’ and ‘Fat’ jibes. It appears that world community at large seems to be settling down with status quo approach, with some statements and posturing. Is the world finding itself helpless … Continue reading Is Nuclear Blackmailing Theory going to be a New Normal? Is the World helpless in facing its dangerous Implications?
I am sharing with friends my interview with Global Review ( Germany). The interviewer is Von Ralf Ostener. The Interview has been taken in English and published in German language. Although I am attaching the URL below, but there are large No of errors due to language translation twice. For the benifit of friends who … Continue reading Interview with Indian Major General Asthana about India, China, Pakistan and Counter jihad, by Global Review (Germany)
Sharing with friends my article published in Indian Defence Review on 06 October 17, News mobile on 05 October 17, Future Directions Initiative(Australia) and Borderless News and other publications after updation, in different forms, as the subject has new developments on daily basis. (Last updated on 07November 2017) Photo- http://www.express.co.uk During recent verbal exchanges of … Continue reading North Korea and South China Sea Flash-points: Are worthwhile Options left on US Table?