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)
(Views of Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM, (Veteran), Questioned by Jiangtao Shi of South China Morning Post on 29 August 2017. Question 1 (SCMP) Are you surprised that the over 70-day military standoff ended all of a sudden just days ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s trip to China for the BRICS summit? The … Continue reading Doklam Standoff Resolution: Interview of Maj Gen S B Asthana by SCMP
As Comprehensive National Power (CNP) of China is growing, its strategy to impose its national will (as perceived by its few key leaders), exercise its power through its behavior in the international arena is undergoing noticeable change. Besides unprecedented economic growth in last few decades, its technological advancement gave significant boost to its soft … Continue reading Doklam Plateau Standoff or South China Sea: Chinese Active Defence Strategy turns into Incremental Encroachments
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1059715.shtml I am sharing with Friends the Yesterdays original article on globaltimes.cn as editorial, and other one in Peoples Daily as "Patience has bottom-line" which is provocative, and can be treated as part of psychological warfare and also to amuse Chinese population. Below that are placed my comments given on Global Times. I am also … Continue reading Modi mustn’t pull India into reckless conflict – Global Times
Sharing with friends my comments on Editorial of Global Times titled "Military conflicts to escalate if India refuses to withdraw troops"dated 21July. http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1057440.shtml The script of this editorial with the threatening language used, seems to have been written by someone, who believes that Psychological warfare alone can resolve stand-off without fighting or negotiations by creating … Continue reading Doklam Plateau Stand-off: Unconditional Talks better than Psychological Warfare
The United States rebuffed a proposal from China to “apply the brakes” to an escalating standoff with North Korea, to engage with the “irresponsible” Kim Jong Un (Washington Post, March 09,2017). The plans to deploy the missile system by the end of this year have angered not only North Korea, but also China and Russia, … Continue reading China angered by THAAD, vows ‘resolute’ measures, US declines negotiation with North Korea : How it concerns India?
US Versus China The ‘Cold war’ of 20th century has taken a Paradigm shift in 21st Century, is heating up with new players and expanding to new dimensions. The latest and largest player to enter Cold War arena is China, who in last six months has made best use of the US relative inaction in … Continue reading Heating up of Cold War: Paradigm shift in Players and Dimensions
As People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China celebrates its 89th birth anniversary on 01 August 2016, it has gone through the largest overhaul in last one year. The overhaul tightens President Xi Jinping’s grip over PLA, who besides being the Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission (CMC), also assumed the appointment of Commander-in-Chief of … Continue reading PLA OF CHINA TURNS 89, UNDER PRESIDENT XI JINPING WITH MAJOR OVERHAUL