Articles By Lt Gen PG Kamath

High Time India Jettisons Non-Alignment

High Time India Jettisons Non-Alignment

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Oct , 2021

Though the Non-alignment Movement is languishing as a vestigial organisation in geo politics, Indian diplomats suffer from yesteryear hangovers and cling on to its decrepit concepts.  As I had...

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Taliban Recognition: To do or Not to do?

Taliban Recognition: To do or Not to do?

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Sep , 2021

This is one question that is tormenting our government; should we or should we not recognise the Taliban?  If we have to recognise it then when should we do it? The present thought process is that...

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Afghanistan: A Way Ahead

Afghanistan: A Way Ahead

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2021

Pakistan is sitting pretty looking at the crumbling of Ashraf Ghani’s government in Afghanistan. All the terrorists’ groups nurtured and trained in Pakistan against various countries like...

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North East: Asia’s Conundrum

North East: Asia’s Conundrum

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Vol. 33.2 Apr-Jun 2018 | Date: 13 May , 2018

The question that arises is – can the countries of North East Asia cooperate and bring stability in the region? For any meaningful cooperation in North East Asia, two factors stand out that would...

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The Strategy of Moral High Ground in Jammu and Kashmir

The Strategy of Moral High Ground in Jammu and Kashmir

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Vol. 33.1 Jan-Mar 2018 | Date: 18 Apr , 2018

The two epics of Indian Philosophy; Ramayana and Mahabharat portrayed wars fought for righteousness and justice. These wars depicted ‘Victory of Virtue over Vice’. Even Christianity supported...

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Long Live; Emperor Xi Jinping

Long Live; Emperor Xi Jinping

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Mar , 2018

Mao Zedong became a natural inheritor of China after his ‘Long March’ and the defeat of Chinese Nationalist Forces under Chiang Kai Shek.  The Republic of China was quarantined to the coastal...

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Pax Britannica Whittled down to an Island Kingdom: (Intrigues that Built an...

Pax Britannica Whittled down to an Island Kingdom: (Intrigues that Built an...

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Vol. 32.3 Jul-Sep 2017 | Date: 04 Oct , 2017

India, even after 70 years of independence, is still floundering to identify her strategic goals. Our national vision can be gleaned from the oath taken by the Constituent Assembly on August 15,...

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Tibet : Strategic Frontier of India

Tibet : Strategic Frontier of India

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Date: 23 Sep , 2015

India has a border of 4057 Kms with China of which more than 90% is bordering Tibet and less than 10% borders the Xinjiang Province of China.  In the State of Jammu and Kashmir 78,000 Sq Kms is...

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Defence Preparedness : Who Is Responsible?

Defence Preparedness : Who Is Responsible?

By: Lt Gen PG Kamath | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2015

If one has read the CAG’s report on the state of Ammunition that was reported in all dailies on 9 May 2015, the alarm bells would ring.  The report mentions that the Armed Forces have...

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