Month: January 2022
Generals Talk : Reality of Naya Pakistan
In this edition of Generals Talk we discuss about the new contours of the reality of Naya Pakistan. It will be interesting.
India's Complex Strategic Environment By Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
This is a talk given at the ONE DAY SECURITY DIALOGUE – 2022 jointly organised by the Chennai Centre for China Studies & National Maritime Foundation on 29 Jan 2022. India is a civilisational power with deep rooted cultural values. It sits at the crossroads of global maritime flows due to its dominant location in the Indian Ocean…
Neighbourhood Watch : A Discussion
In this issue of Neighbourhood Watch , Aadi and I discuss the crises in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Often we forget that crises in these countries affects our security adversely. Need to focus on them.
Pakistan : Back to the Future by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
“Although Pakistan’s exports have increased in recent years, the country continues to suffer from chronic balance of trade deficits. Pakistan remains dependent on imported petroleum products. Remittances from Pakistani workers abroad have reduced somewhat the growth in the current account deficit, but it is uncertain that rapid annual increases in remittances would be sustained… Pakistan’s…
Discussion On Brahmos on P Gurus
Had a very interesting live discussion on Brahmos with Mr Sree Iyer. The QA session was particularly interesting.
A Discussion on PLA Part 6 : Operational Concepts :
PART 1 : Basics of PLA and Its Evolution Click here to see PART 1 PART 2 – Organisation and Command Structure Click here to see PART 2 PART 3: Explanation of the Organisations Click here to see PART 3 PART 4 : Effects of Himalayan Terrain on PLA Opertaions Click here to see PART 4 PART…
Neighbourhood Watch : Myanmar
Brig Chatterjee and I kick off the Bharatshakti.in series on the Neighbourhood Watch. The first episode is on Myanmar. The effort in this episode of the series is to bring to you a short update on the happenings in Myanmar and where India stands at this point of time.
Sino Indian Logjam : In the Grey Zone by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
All earlier articles on the Sino Indian Logjam can be found by clicking here. Sino Indian Logjam : In the Grey Zone January 17, 2022; By: Lt Gen PR Shankar (Retd) Print Email Editor’s Note The article begins by explaining the fundamental tenets of Grey Zone warfare and goes on to study Chinese Grey Zone activities that…
C3S Institutional Dialogue on China's Civil Military Fusion
It is indeed a matter of honour and privelege for me to talk at the Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) on China’s Civil Military Fusion. The talk will commence at 1700h on 19 Jan 22. The registration links given below. You will be sent a joining link by mail after registration. Register at…
The Generals Talk on National Security Policy of Pakistan
The recently released National Security Policy Document by Pakistan is interesting. It says a lot by saying many things on non issues and keeping silent on major issues. General Satish Dua, Aadi and I had a talk on the important issues which matters us. It is a preliminary analysis.