Articles By Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva

US played a critical role in Ukraine resulting in Nuclear Threat

US played a critical role in Ukraine resulting in Nuclear Threat

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2022

The U.S. has played a quiet but insidious role in the war as Ukrainian troops have made stunning gains in a counteroffensive that dealt an embarrassing blow to Russian forces.  Kyiv’s military...

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Russian plan to exit World Trade Organisation and other Global Bodies

Russian plan to exit World Trade Organisation and other Global Bodies

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Aug , 2022

In view of the economic sanctions imposed by NATO countries and other European Union (EU)countries on Russia for its invasion on Ukraine, Russia plans to quit the World Trade Organisation (WTO...

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Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

Moscow indicates that Russian public support for the country’s invasion of Ukraine is growing. However, with the war now in its sixth month, there is little sign of similar enthusiasm within...

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Beijing issues new 4-Point plan to improve Bilateral Relationship with Australia

Beijing issues new 4-Point plan to improve Bilateral Relationship with Australia

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

Australia is China’s sixth largest trading partner; it is China’s fifth biggest supplier of imports and its tenth biggest customer for exports. Twenty-five per cent of Australia’s manufactured...

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WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

For the first time in a decade, the members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a 164-nation body, have finalised a historic deal at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12).The four-day MC12 was...

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Indo-Israel Vision on Defence Production

Indo-Israel Vision on Defence Production

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2022

Defence Minister of Israel Benny Gants along with Chief of Staff Maayan Israeli, Head of the Directorate for International Defense Cooperation Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yair Kulas, Director of the Policy...

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Putin sacks top Generals for failure to capture Kharkiv and other Ukraine cities

Putin sacks top Generals for failure to capture Kharkiv and other Ukraine cities

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2022

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has sacked a top General who failed to capture the Ukraine’s key city of Kharkiv whom he blames for botching his war in Ukraine. Lieutenant General Serhiy...

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Ouster of Russia from WTO

Ouster of Russia from WTO

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Apr , 2022

Majority of the 164 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have requested the multinational organisation to oust Russia from WTO for launching a devastating attack on Ukraine. Ukrainian...

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Defence Budget 2022-23 points towards Atmanirbharta

Defence Budget 2022-23 points towards Atmanirbharta

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presenting the Union Budget in the Parliament on 1 February 2022 for the year 2022-23 allocated for the defence outlay Rs 5,25,166 crore, 9 per cent hike from...

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Pakistan National Security Policy a Flawed Exercise

Pakistan National Security Policy a Flawed Exercise

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Date: 25 Jan , 2022

Pakistan has recently released a public version of its National Security Policy (NSP) document. The document has been authored by Moeed W Yusuf, who was earlier, the Special Assistant to the Prime...

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No Breakthrough in 14th Round of Military Level India-China Talks

No Breakthrough in 14th Round of Military Level India-China Talks

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Date: 19 Jan , 2022

There was no breakthrough in the 13-hour marathon military level talks between India and China on 13 January 2022 with Beijing showing reluctance to complete troop disengagement at a friction...

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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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