COVID-19 added a new dimension to ‘Undeclared Third World War’ A detailed Analysis

Sharing the detailed analysis on the subject published as Strategic Perspectives on the website of United Service Institution of India for April-June, 2020. The recent sabre rattling and posturing in South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, alleged Nuclear test by China, Elephant walk by US Forces followed by deployment of naval ships of US and … Continue reading COVID-19 added a new dimension to ‘Undeclared Third World War’ A detailed Analysis

Video Analysis and Presentations – Major General S B Asthana (Veteran)

Changing Global Equations due to COVID-19 and Shifting Global Order Sharing a video of mine on WION News on the subject. (5 minute video watch).The beginning of 2020 brought a wild card entry into global strategic equations in the form of Novel Coronavirus, with Wuhan being the initial epicentre in December 2019. China declaring victory (may … Continue reading Video Analysis and Presentations – Major General S B Asthana (Veteran)

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