Maj Gen C P Singh, Retd It gives me great pride as Indian to say that India is the only country in the world that liberated Bangladesh with surrender of fully armed one Lakh Pakistani troops in just 14 days. Even superpowers have failed to do that. The war in Ukraine has gone beyond 75 days, much against the expectations of the world and certainly, that of Russia. … [Read more...] about Ukraine: Who wins! Who cares!!
Hardeep Bedi The ongoing Russo-Ukraine War has the international community in a state of flux with each country working on its options and postures. The US and NATO have adopted the aggressive posture of imposing sanctions on Russia which have not, by any means, lowered the resolve of Russian President Vladimir Putin to go ahead with the military operation to completely … [Read more...] about Ukraine crisis poses high security challenges to India
Maj Gen C P Singh, Retd India took a balanced stance at the UN Security Council on 31 January 2022, when the Ukraine Crisis discussion was put to vote. India abstained from voting in UNSC demonstrating neutral position. That reflects India’s predicament in the current East European standoff. Today, the world is becoming a global village. The conflicts no longer remain … [Read more...] about East Europe stand-off and India’s Dilemma
Maj. Gen. C P Singh, (Retd) ‘You can change friends, but you can’t change your neighbours.’ What does one do when some rogue people come and occupy one's neighbourhood? People who give a damn to the rules of civilized society, harbour outlaws, threaten the neighbours, deal in contrabands and do all things wrong to disturb the peace and tranquillity of the area. First, … [Read more...] about The turmoil in Afghanistan and its impact on India
K N Pandita The Istanbul Summit called under the aegis of the United Nations for 24 April to carry forward the peace process in war-torn Afghanistan was postponed. The Taliban had declined to participate unless the foreign forces completely left Afghanistan. The Doha agreement between the Americans and the Taliban provided no guarantee of peace in a scenario of inter – Afghan … [Read more...] about Afghanistan after foreign forces withdraw
Brig Anil Gupta With the fire-spitting dragon becoming aggressive by the day and two-front threat becoming almost a certainty, India needs to shed its historic “continentalist” mind set and transform from a military force to military power. In order to become a recognised military power India apart from strengthening its maritime power has also to develop non-kinetic warfare … [Read more...] about India also needs Anti Access Area Denial Capabilities