Trump-Kim Summit II – Failed Gamble

The Trump Kim Summit at Hanoi last month was destined to fail due to uncompromising stands of both parties.  The Washington Post report of  March 06, 2019 suggests that the rebuilding work at the ­Sohae Satellite Launching Station started either just before or immediately after the breakdown of a summit meeting between President Trump and North … Continue reading Trump-Kim Summit II – Failed Gamble

Interview of S B Asthana by Financial Express 15 Feb 2019

Sharing an interview of mine published by Financial Express on the subject, taken immediately after the tragic incident of fidayeen attack on CRPF convoy, quoting my advise of immediate withdrawal of security of separatists and other issues. It's good that it has been done, although should have been done much earlier. The piece has been … Continue reading Interview of S B Asthana by Financial Express 15 Feb 2019

Defence: A Heavy Load- BW DEFENCE

Sharing an article published in BusinessWorld, about Defence Budget, Capacity Building, Force Structuring and way ahead quoting some of my analysis along with General V P Malik, former COAS and Laxman Kumar Behera from IDSA. The article is available in current printed Journal. The URL is as under:- http://www.businessworld.in/article/Defence-A-Heavy-Load/07-02-2019-166971/?fbclid=IwAR10WndKmLwqjW1F64_flNatV-u79bssWVtfTqxObGnkB4zu9qwp4Z5Nx8c#.XF6weDg92Sg.facebook (The views expressed are personal views … Continue reading Defence: A Heavy Load- BW DEFENCE

US – China Heated Cold War finds Taiwan as a Sensitive Spot

    Sharing my article published in Journal of the United Service Institution of India, Volume: CXLVIII No. 614, Period: September 2018 –  December 2018 Publisher: USI of India, New Delhi USI of India is the oldest Think-Tank in India. The quarterly USI Journal is the oldest surviving defence journal in Asia, having first appeared in 1872 has been an uninterrupted Journal … Continue reading US – China Heated Cold War finds Taiwan as a Sensitive Spot

In 2019, I would expect a simpler version of DPP, which makes procurement possible-Maj Gen SB Asthana, in BW DEFENCE

Sharing my interview published by Business World (Defence) on 15 January 2019 regarding Defence procurements, DPP, self reliance, Make in India, Defence Budget, Capacity building, force restructuring and related issues for 2019 and beyond. It is also available in printed Journal of the same month. The URL is given below:- http://bwdefence.businessworld.in/article/In-2019-I-would-expect-a-simpler-version-of-DPP-which-makes-procurement-possible-in-shorter-time-frame-with-minimum-obstacles-Maj-Gen-SB-Asthana/16-01-2019-166164/     (The views … Continue reading In 2019, I would expect a simpler version of DPP, which makes procurement possible-Maj Gen SB Asthana, in BW DEFENCE