Sharing an incisive/tricky interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about India after 75 years of Independence and related international issues to include its glorious history, colonial past, freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, outstanding growth trajectory and achievements, future aspirations. Questions on 75 years of Pakistan's Independence and future role of … Continue reading 75 YEARS INDEPENDENCE OF INDIA- INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RET.) ASTHANA: „INDIA OF TODAY WANTS TO GROW AND BECOME A DEVELOPED SOCIETY BY 2047. UNLIKE CHINA IT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXPANSIONIST DESIGN“/“UNFORTUNATELY EU IS OVER-OBSESSED WITH RUSSIA- UKRAINE WAR AND APPARENTLY NOTHING ELSE MATTERS FOR IT, BUT THE REALITY IS THAT THE WORLD EXISTS BEYOND EUROPE TOO.“
Backdrop Russia Ukraine War entering a deadly phase with nuclear hangover, after six months, with both sides blaming each other on targeting Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and UNSC finding it difficult to control. While the nuclear catastrophe in Europe may have been averted for now, with Power supply resuming to the plant, the crisis is … Continue reading No winner in Russia Ukraine War after six months: Contest is – who will lose less?
After Chinese drills and firepower demonstration to demonstrate PLA's capability to invade Taiwan triggered by Nancy Pelosi's visit, next US Congress delegation arrived in Teipei. The ball is back in Beijing's court. As China fumes and continues with fresh posturing and Fire Power demonstrations, Taiwan too starts its military drills putting up a brave front to stand … Continue reading Is Taiwan new Test Bed for Big Power Contestation in Indo-Pacific?
Sharing an incisive interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about the ongoing Russia Ukraine War related international issues to include US dilemma on Sino-Russian Axis, Insecurities of NATO and Russia, possibility of alternate global financial system, Nuclear strategies of global players including 'Escalate to de-escalate', Impact on Chinese 'Peak Power Theory' to invade Taiwan, … Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN GENERAL ASTHANA (RET.): “THE COLD WAR 1.0 SHOULD HAVE ENDED WITH THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE USSR, BUT SOME POLITICIANS IN THE USA KEPT IT ALIVE BY EASTWARD EXPANSION”
Sharing an interview of mine by Global Review (Germany) about the New multilateral organisations emerging in light of dysfunctional old international organisations like UNSC, NATO to include ANZUS, Quad, AUKUS, B3W, AAEC, AAGC, Blue Dot Network, Cotton Route, SAGAR, West Asian Quad and Recent Taiwan crisis .The interviewer is Mr Ralf Ostner. The link and … Continue reading Interview with Indian General Asthana(ret) about AUKUS, West Asian Quad and B3W: “In view of dysfunctional old international organisations, new ones to seek collective security and growth is a trend, which is likely to continue”.