India’s Three Wars

China has a concept of — “Six Wars China Must Fight in Fifty Years.” That means there is no peaceful coexistence with China in its current form. Similarly, the Pakistani army has shown that to prove their worthiness they will indulge in any activity, be it terrorism or looting their own country’s wealth. Therefore, expecting … Continue reading India’s Three Wars

India Beware Of Copycat Chinese Air Force

I had warned about 3 weeks ago in my interview that China is going to target India. Alas no one believed me. And it happened on 9th 2022: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HYs3BNEEtUA&t=2649s After giving heads up to the Indian Army, I request the Indian Air Force to pay attention. The copycat Chinese air force (PLAAF) is not left … Continue reading India Beware Of Copycat Chinese Air Force

Book Review: “War Is A Racket,” by General Smedley D. Butler

Is there anyone left in America who doubts that war is a racket? If so, this book will outline in lurid detail the obscene profits that are made during times of war. General Butler a retired Marine Corp Major General and two time Medal of Honor recipient, wrote "War Is A Racket" in 1935. Anyone … Continue reading Book Review: “War Is A Racket,” by General Smedley D. Butler

Xi’s Re-election: Opportunity For World, Curse For China

China is gearing up for the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party to be held later this year. According to the consensus view, President Xi Jinping’s historic bid for a third term as the party’s General Secretary is assured. The Chinese President and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Xi Jinping, doesn’t have much … Continue reading Xi’s Re-election: Opportunity For World, Curse For China

Blackwater – patriotic mercenaries or license to be killed?

The infantryman’s only private sector equivalent job is mercenary.  One downside to the merc good money gig is risk.  Back in the day, Blackwater shooters were approximately 8 times more likely to be killed than our uniformed personnel; and although data is not completely reliable, contractors (conducting direct military type assistance vice cooking and cleaning) probably suffered more … Continue reading Blackwater – patriotic mercenaries or license to be killed?

Ukraine Conflict and India’s Hard Choices

On 24th January 2022, I assessed and tweeted from my account (@InsightGL) that Russia will invade Ukraine after 20th February, the closing day of the disastrous Beijing Winter Olympics. Unfortunately, my predictions came true, and activities started on 21st February. The invasion of Ukraine is part of history now. The question, “Who to side with”, has already put many nations … Continue reading Ukraine Conflict and India’s Hard Choices

Vladimir Putin: What’s Cooking Between Two Ears 

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave an important speech on 21 February 2022. He recognized the independence of the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic. This followed the invasion of Ukraine on intervening night of 23-24 February 2022. These actions changed the course of both history and geography. What is Russian President … Continue reading Vladimir Putin: What’s Cooking Between Two Ears 

Should India Be Worried About Russia-China Bonhomie ?  

Many analysts in the neighborhood of China show anxiety over the Russia-China bonhomie. Their concerns are valid, but the reasons are not. All these countries need not worry but rather be vigilant so that the fast-changing geopolitical vista doesn’t spring surprises. I (@InsightGL) present an in-depth analysis on India’s premier ‘Think-Tank’ organization Chanakya Forum: https://chanakyaforum.com/should-india-be-worried-about-russia-china-bonhomie/#comment-10404