Sharing my views published by Economic Times (ET Prime) on the subject, on January 05, 2020. While 2019 saw a lot of activities with regard to national security, Balakot strike, abrogation of Art 370, administrative reorganisation of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories (UTs) and appointment of Chief of Defence Staff … Continue reading How secure India will be in 2020?
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
I am sharing with friends my interview by Global Review, (Germany) The interviewer is Ralf Ostener. The interviewer has questioned on various aspects about Pakistan, and Afghanistan region, including US Taliban Peace Talks. The Interview has been taken in English, published in German language. Although I am attaching the URL of publication below, but there could be errors … Continue reading Interview with Major General Asthana: Pakistan and the “Policy of bleeding India with a thousand cuts”
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
National Security has a wide span and needs to cover much wider period for meaningful analysis, but to be realistic about current security dynamics in the country, speculating the immediate trends under the existing realities may be a useful, because in high voltage political scenario in the country due to 2019 elections, the National Security … Continue reading How Secure will India be in 2019?