Articles By Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva

Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence Sector: A Dream Comes True

Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence Sector: A Dream Comes True

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2021

Its strong economy and strong army know a nation’s strength. As far as India is concerned, it has a strong economy but not a strong army so far. It is doubtful to withstand joint operations from...

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China Afghan Taliban Awkward Embrace

China Afghan Taliban Awkward Embrace

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Sep , 2021

As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan and leaves a security vacuum there, is China moving in by cozying up to the Taliban? On July 28, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang...

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Durand Line not Recognised by Taliban Causing Clash with Pakistan

Durand Line not Recognised by Taliban Causing Clash with Pakistan

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Sep , 2021

The taking over of Afghanistan by the deadly terrorist organisation Taliban on 15 August 2021, reverabrated with celebration in Pakistan. However, Pakistani officials fear that once again the...

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Maldives and Indian Relationship Crisis

Maldives and Indian Relationship Crisis

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jul , 2021

Maldives and India are having a relationship crisis due to recurring articles and social media posts attacking the dignity of the Indian High Commission office in the Maldives. The Indian High...

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India needs to have Counter Drone Technology against future Drone Attacks

India needs to have Counter Drone Technology against future Drone Attacks

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jul , 2021

In the wee hours of June 27, 2021 morning two drones from across the border – allegedly – dropped IEDs on the Indian Air Force Station technical are a in Jammu. Fortunately there was minor...

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China Grabs Bhutanese Land

China Grabs Bhutanese Land

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2021

The Kingdom of Bhutan and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) do not maintain official diplomatic relations, and relations are historically tense. The PRC shares a contiguous border of 470...

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After Sustainable WTO 11th Ministerial Conference

After Sustainable WTO 11th Ministerial Conference

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2021

World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations on fisheries subsidies were launched in 2001 at the Doha Ministerial Conference, with a mandate to “clarify and improve” existing WTO disciplines...

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Indian Reaction on Israel-Palestine Conflict

Indian Reaction on Israel-Palestine Conflict

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2021

On May 16, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, T S Tirumurti, made a carefully crafted statement at the UN Security Council “open debate” on the escalating...

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Waiver to Covid Vaccines at WTO

Waiver to Covid Vaccines at WTO

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 May , 2021

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has begun discussions on a worldwide ‘roadmap’ for Covid-19 vaccines to ensure that the immunization campaign reaches everyone, in every country. This comes, as...

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Indian Military Expenditure

Indian Military Expenditure

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Apr , 2021

India’s threat perception from China and Pakistan predicts it vulnerable if not prepared to deal with both the belligerent countries with superior weaponry and better strategic maneuvers besides...

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China is Raring to Invade Taiwan

China is Raring to Invade Taiwan

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Apr , 2021

The US is once again warning that China is threatening to invade Taiwan. Chinese missiles are launched in the direction of Taiwan which has resulted in a US aircraft carrier taskforce sailing...

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Myanmar Logjam

Myanmar Logjam

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Apr , 2021

A coup d’état in Myanmar began on 1st February 2021, when democratically elected members of the ruling party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), were deposed by the Tatmadaw—Myanmar’s...

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The US Defence Secretary’s first visit to India Affirmed: Indo-US...

The US Defence Secretary’s first visit to India Affirmed: Indo-US...

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Mar , 2021

Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, a retired Army general selected by Biden to run the Pentagon, is the first Cabinet member in the new administration to visit India. He met India’s Prime Minister...

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Tenth round of Corps Commander level talks would ensure De-Escalation at the LAC

Tenth round of Corps Commander level talks would ensure De-Escalation at the LAC

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2021

India and China have completed disengagement on the north and south banks of Pangong Tso (lake) in eastern Ladakh as decided at the 9th round of military level commanders talks. Subsequently, the...

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Super Dam on Brahmaputra River

Super Dam on Brahmaputra River

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Dec , 2020

China is building a “super” dam on the lower reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo River north of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Tibet, as reported instate media, in a move that could have a...

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Indo-US 2+2 talks on Defence, Security and Chinese Incursions in Eastern Ladakh

Indo-US 2+2 talks on Defence, Security and Chinese Incursions in Eastern Ladakh

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Oct , 2020

India and the United States will hold their third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue on October 27 during which the sides are expected to explore ways to further strengthen defence, security and...

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Implications of China’s Dark Shadow in Myanmar

Implications of China’s Dark Shadow in Myanmar

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2020

China’s intention to make inroads into the Bay of Bengal has become clearer with President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar from January 17 to January 18, 2020. It will not only boost...

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Beijing is an no mood to Stick to the Decision taken during Sino-Indian...

Beijing is an no mood to Stick to the Decision taken during Sino-Indian...

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Sep , 2020

The way the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed its troops and the armament in Ladakh and Arunachal and so has India matched its forces in equal numbers, it does not indicate that India...

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India-US Space Cooperation Envisaged on Trump visit

India-US Space Cooperation Envisaged on Trump visit

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Mar , 2020

The United States and India, both major space powers, have long worked together on civil space efforts but have not done much with regards to security-space-cooperation. According to Victoria...

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Chief of Defence Staff and Military Integration

Chief of Defence Staff and Military Integration

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Mar , 2020

On New Year’s Day 2020, the Government appointment Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as announced by the Prime Minister on the Independence Day of 2019 from the ramparts of Red Fort. As India’s...

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