Articles By Gp Capt TP Srivastava

India’s S-400 Deal with Russia: Biden Administration and CAATSA

India’s S-400 Deal with Russia: Biden Administration and CAATSA

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jan , 2021

Indo-Russian S-400 deal is yet again in focus. Many military experts and diplomats of India believed that the brouhaha created in 2018 has been forgotten/buried under the carpet by US...

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Pakistan-Turkey-Russia Relations in Emerging World Order

Pakistan-Turkey-Russia Relations in Emerging World Order

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Dec , 2020

Facts PAF pilots have been flying Turkish Air Force (TuAF) F-16s. Turkey has been involved in upgrading PAF F-16s with US supplied kits. TuAF has nearly 300 F-16 variants, latest being Block...

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Will/Can Japan Go Nuclear?

Will/Can Japan Go Nuclear?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Dec , 2020

With China set to match/overtake US economy by 2035 C.E. geo-strategic scenario, specifically the ‘world power centre’ is likely to change. Most ardent supporters of Karl Marx propagated...

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Indo-China Stand Off : 2020

Indo-China Stand Off : 2020

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Date: 17 Sep , 2020

Chinese media uses the terminology Sino-Indian Border Dispute while addressing issues involving India and China. Our media having achieved perfection at aping uses same term. Our military...

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US-China Trade War: Is it really related to Commerce?

US-China Trade War: Is it really related to Commerce?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Sep , 2020

US-China Trade war has been going on ever since Trump moved into white house. As a novice in the arena of world economics, I too believed that indeed it must be true. But with each passing day,...

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Air-Sea Doctrine

Air-Sea Doctrine

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2020

Marshal Lin Piao, a probable successor to Mao, had said prophetic words in the context of Indian Ocean in early 60s. He said, I quote “INDIAN OCEAN IS NOT INDIA’s OCEAN” unquote. We as a...

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Hackers On The Rampage: Are We Ready?

Hackers On The Rampage: Are We Ready?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 33.2 Apr-Jun 2018 | Date: 17 Nov , 2018

Are we in India looking at the issue of ‘Hacktivism’ with the seriousness it deserves? Merely placing numerous firewalls is not adequate security. We have to discipline ourselves to eliminate...

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North Korea: A Pariah State?

North Korea: A Pariah State?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Sep , 2017

The world has never ever been closer to a nuke strike by a tiny but belligerent nation publicly admonishing and challenging the surviving super power. Will the eccentric, unpredictable and...

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Shekatkar Committee Report: Genuine ‘Reforms’ or Cosmetic ‘Re-grouping’?

Shekatkar Committee Report: Genuine ‘Reforms’ or Cosmetic ‘Re-grouping’?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Sep , 2017

Every soldier must read the Shekatkar committee report submitted to the government in December, 2016. The bane of Indian Military is poorly equipped soldiers and not utilization of able bodied...

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India: An Aerospace Power?

India: An Aerospace Power?

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 30.3 Jul-Sep 2015 | Date: 01 Aug , 2017

An objective analysis would indicate that India is truly not an aerospace power. We have as yet, not become a substantive aerospace power primarily because of two reasons. Firstly, the lopsided...

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