"US withdrawal from Afghanistan, at this stage, is considered to be at cross-purpose of its long term and strategic objective. It has not only conceded space to China in Afghanistan but also aided China to move one step further towards its objective of Global supremacy."
"QUAD is India’s necessity today to counter China, and of course the United States will act as a big brother until India acquires the capabilities which the US has today. Until India’s Aatamnirbharta brings it at par — it will be bullied by all and sundry."
Most of the Indian strategic experts act as scare mongers. They paint unrealistic scenarios. They give too many capabilities to India’s adversaries. China and Pakistan are made to look as invincible monsters who would eat up India within the twinkling of the eye lashes.
"Where and when, the issue of national security begins, there and then, freedom of expression, liberty and democracy not only lose their shine but they become irrelevant. Unrestricted liberty and freedom are the greatest threats to national integrity."
"The seeds of pliable military leadership were sown when the ‘Jeep scandal’ took place in the 1948. This scam, by the turn of the 21st century, had snowballed into multiple scams, involving many defence deals in which senior officers were involved."
"I am of the view that a sufficiently seasoned soldier, could not have strayed. His trade as an armourer, if true, and service indicate something else. The documents in his possession, would show whether he was on reconnaissance mission or to seek asylum?"