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

Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

Sharing with friends my detailed analysis on the subject published in Indian and global online papers/journals due to urgency of the matter. Having failed on all fronts, Pakistan is launching a reckless information war with structured themes, with meaningless rhetorics, warmongering and targetted propaganda campaign. To counter the same there is a need to increase … Continue reading Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

Chief of Defence Staff for India

During Independence Day speech the Prime Minister of India announced that India will have Chief of Defence Staff in its Defence Establishment. In that context I am sharing my views on the subject, in response to the questions by Senior Editor Aditi Prasad of National Daily Hindustan Times. (6 minutes video-clip) by Hindustan Times #ChiefofDefenceStaff #PossibleJointStructures #SBAsthana #AditiPrasad #HindustanTimes https://www.hindustantimes.com/videos/india-news/decoding-pm-modi-s-decision-to-appoint-chief-of-defence-staff/video-IBmT7ZQCRFshLeAli0wliJ.html?fbclid=IwAR26i2izg-yELkZb7EvPWka8iM-FBeKnOo1CKqXwuGwG7tqpKXBdZbVu3ls