Indian Model of Theatre Commands: The Road Ahead!

Sharing an analysis of mine on implementation of  Indian model of Theatre Commands published as Strategic Perspective of USI of India . Highlighting Indian strategic compulsions, it endorses Air Defence Command, Defence Space Agency (DSA), Armed Forces Special Operations Division (AFSOD) and recommends up gradation of Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) to “Information Warfare Command”.  The Peninsular Command … Continue reading Indian Model of Theatre Commands: The Road Ahead!

China from COVID-19 Chaos to Health Silk Road: Is it by Default or Design?

As the world battles with deadly infection rate of novel coronavirus, with global count of affected people crossing one million mark and over 50,000 deaths, China claiming to have crossed its peak of crisis, is using ‘Health Diplomacy’ or ‘Medical Coercion’ to push the narrative from accidental creator to victim to warrior and lastly global savior, using all components … Continue reading China from COVID-19 Chaos to Health Silk Road: Is it by Default or Design?

Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

China claims to have crossed its peak period of Pandemic. Smaller successful countries enjoy relatively better medical capacities per capita population. The latest epicenters are US & Europe, but the world is anxious of Indian fight against COVID-19 because of extremely high population density, possible administrative difficulties in combating pandemic & logistics attached with lockdown. … Continue reading Opinion: Global Response in Dealing COVID-19: Takeaways for India

Effectiveness of Quad to Check Chinese Incremental Encroachment in Indo-Pacific

I am sharing with friends an article/opinion of mine  by Global Review, (Germany).   Although I am attaching the URL of publication below, but there could be errors due to language translation twice.   The gist of this article/opinion  has been published by other online journals in various forms, whose URLs are also being shared. https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2019/12/22/can-quad-be-effective-against-incremental-encroachment-of-china-in-indo-pacific-region/ https://www.wionews.com/opinions/south-china-sea-standoff-can-quad-check-chinas-encroachment-270414   … Continue reading Effectiveness of Quad to Check Chinese Incremental Encroachment in Indo-Pacific

Face to Face Interview of Major General S B Asthana on Prospects of peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review.

“For any prospects of peace in Afghanistan the intra-Afghan dialogue is a must” Sharing an interview of mine by International Affairs Review on Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review. The Interviewer is Ms Aditi Bhaduri. With Taliban getting stronger, radicalisation of Pakistan, existence of al Qaeda, Haqqani network and Daesh, I see … Continue reading Face to Face Interview of Major General S B Asthana on Prospects of peace in Afghanistan by International Affairs Review.