Articles By Lt Gen Prakash Katoch

Quad in Focus

Quad in Focus

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2021

India, Australia, Japan, and the US held their third Quad ministerial meeting on February 18 to discuss ways to enhance cooperation for maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific in the...

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China’s Underwater Threat

China’s Underwater Threat

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Feb , 2021

As part of its early revolution of military affairs, China gave preference to build its submarine fleets over aircraft carriers. China needed to first secure its interests at sea closer home and...

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Joe Biden Must Recognize Genocide of Balochis

Joe Biden Must Recognize Genocide of Balochis

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Feb , 2021

Delivering his first major foreign policy speech at the US State Department in Washington DC on February 2, 2021, Joe Biden, the POTUS signaled a major difference between his administration and...

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Islamabad’s Peace Googly

Islamabad’s Peace Googly

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Feb , 2021

Much has been made of Pakistani army chief General QJ Bajwa stating while addressing a graduation day ceremony at Pakistan’s Air Force Academy in Risalpur on February 2, 2020, “We stand firmly...

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Beijing’s Shadow on Indo-Japanese Project in Sri Lanka

Beijing’s Shadow on Indo-Japanese Project in Sri Lanka

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Feb , 2021

In May 2019, India, Japan and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to jointly develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port. The joint initiative was estimated to...

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Emergency in Myanmar

Emergency in Myanmar

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Feb , 2021

The Myanmar military has declared emergency and placed Aung San Suu Kyi and several National League for Democracy (NLD) leaders under house arrest on January 31. Speculation over the possibility...

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Hotspot Iran

Hotspot Iran

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2021

In a joint press conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on January 29, 2021, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif stated that Tehran will not end its nuclear program until...

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Joe Biden’s America and India

Joe Biden’s America and India

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2021

The inaugural speech of the POTUS Joe Biden was heard world over. He spoke of democracy prevailing despite being fragile, most difficult times with the pandemic affecting the economy, and the...

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The China-Pakistan-Turkey Axis

The China-Pakistan-Turkey Axis

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jan , 2021

When Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited China in February 2019 he did not criticize China for human rights violations against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang where a million...

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Ultracold Quantum Technology and Thief and Spy – China

Ultracold Quantum Technology and Thief and Spy – China

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Dec , 2020

Quantum communication is a field of applied quantum physics closely related to quantum information processing and quantum teleportation whose most interesting application is protecting information...

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The Killing of Karima Baloch

The Killing of Karima Baloch

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2020

The recent killing of 37-year old Karima Baloch in Canada, whom BBC had named one of the world’s 100 most “inspirational and influential” women in 2016, was without doubt the handiwork of...

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Indo-British Relations

Indo-British Relations

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Dec , 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be the chief guest at the 2021 Republic Day. The invitation was extended during a telephonic conversation between...

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The Dark Triangle

The Dark Triangle

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Dec , 2020

On September 26, 2019, Pakistani Prime Minister hosted a meeting for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on sidelines of the 74th session of the...

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Fake Army of Assam

Fake Army of Assam

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2020

Incidents of terrorists wearing Army uniforms to attack army bases in Jammu and Kashmir have been happening over past years. Donning Army uniforms naturally would help terrorists close in to...

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Imran Khan’s Visit to Afghanistan

Imran Khan’s Visit to Afghanistan

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Nov , 2020

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Afghanistan recently and met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on November 19.  Ghani called Imran’s visit historic though Afghanistan has been reeling...

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Sea and Space Power

Sea and Space Power

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Nov , 2020

Alfred Thayer Mahan, eventually an Admiral in the US Navy, is often quoted for saying in 1897, “Whoever controls the Indian Ocean will dominate Asia. This ocean will be the key to the seven seas...

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CCP’s 5th Plenary endorses Xi’s 2035 Plan

CCP’s 5th Plenary endorses Xi’s 2035 Plan

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2020

The 5th plenary of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held from October 26 to October 29 ran on expected lines. Attended by 198 members of the CPC Central Committee...

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Make in India 5G Ecosystem

Make in India 5G Ecosystem

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Nov , 2020

According to the US Department of State, 40 countries and 50 telcos have already signed to America’s ‘5G Clean Network’ program, which embodies the highest standards of security against...

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India and US – Rising Bonhomie

India and US – Rising Bonhomie

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Oct , 2020

The just concluded Indo-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held in backdrop of an increasingly aggressive China who also caused a global pandemic by triggering the Wuhan virus that has claimed over...

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Beijing’s Humla in Nepal

Beijing’s Humla in Nepal

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Oct , 2020

China has done a silent territorial ‘humla’ (attack in Hindi) on Nepal by usurping the land of Humla, a part of Karnali Pradesh – one of the 77 districts of Nepal. The boundary pillars went...

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