A Jade Necklace for China

Reality Beyond the Summit With President Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram for an informal Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi it is time to take a realistic look at the Sino-Indian […]

The Jihad Of U Turn Khan

Any resemblance to living beings is intentional I am back from a great US trip! Everyone in Packistan loves me after my incisive short speech at the UNGA. I could […]

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Towards Greener Pastures In Kashmir Post 370

This is an extension of my earlier article THE ROAD BEYOND 370 ( https://palepurshankar.blogspot.com/2019/08/the-road-beyond-370-by-lt-gen-p-r.html) Taliban Khan’s “Jihad” on India has united Pakistan as never before. They have wished away all […]

Leadership By U Turn

I was popularly known as Taliban Khan. I used to be very critical of Americans and their Af-Pak Policy. I felt that we were becoming a Chinese colony due to […]

LCA (Navy): Love at First Trap!

Recall the old proverb: ‘success has many fathers. Defeat is an orphan’. Nowhere does it ring as true as in aviation. Here, you are only as good as your last […]

Indian Options to Thwart Pakistan – Post 370

This is a follow up of my earlier articles Post abrogation of  Article 370 – The Road Beyond 370 and Shape of Things to Come From Pakistan Post 370  A thought for all Indians […]

The Shape of Things to Come From Pakistan Post 370

This is an extension of my article The Road Beyond 370 The Views Across Abrogation of Article 370 and associated actions have given us tremendous initiative and has shocked Pakistani thinkers […]

The Road Beyond 370

Preamble Abrogation of Article 370 has evoked national level discussion. The public debate has been of the history and at best the present. The valley has been shut down and […]

A Framework for Defence Interaction with IITs

This is an extension of my article Defence Technology – An Indian Conundrum KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. IT COMES FROM RESEARCH. RESEARCH GENERATES TECHNOLOGY. TECHNOLOGY OWNED IS CHEAP. TECHNOLOGY BOUGHT IS COSTLY […]

Defence Technology – An Indian Conundrum

The US has a new command called the Army Futures Command which aims to modernise the Army. It had six priorities- long range precision fire, next generation combat vehicle, future […]

Pakistan – The Responsible State!

As a responsible state Pakistan will…, Grant consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav as per directions of ICJ. As a responsible state Pakistan will…, Arrest and keep Hafiz Sayeed in jail […]

STRAIGHT BAT DEFENSE

All the best to our men in blue. May you bring the cup home We have beaten Pakistan when it matters on the cricket field and on the battlefield without […]