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China Is Preparing For The Next Pandemic, Are We ?

A hypothetical scenario: The year is 2030. It’s been five years since you or your family members have stepped outside your home. It’s too dangerous out there. This pandemic is…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

India’s Offensive Against China Should Be in the Grey Zone

Grey zone is not a fixed concept but a hypothetical place between peace and war. Until now grey zone activities were generally restricted to psychological warfare, subversion of political systems,…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Crystal Gazing 2022: India and The World

If we thought 2019 and 2020 presented uncertainties then 2022 is here to surprise all of us. It could be remembered as one of the most complex, unpredictable, and potentially…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

When India Goes to War With China

It is an open secret that China challenges everything India sets its eyes on, be it cooperation with Quad partners (the United States, Australia, Japan), international organizations like United Nations,…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Tackling Chinese Technological Advantage

"China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances”. When the Pentagon’s former software chief Nick Chaillan…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Strike China and Save the World: Part 2 – Manufacturing Reality

Just imagine a video of Chinese authorities brutally assaulting and arresting Chinese citizens who have a credit rating below certain criteria, appearing on Sina Weibo. In no time this video…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Strike China and Save the World: Part 1 – The Timing

Employing force to contain aggression is a well-known strategy. The timely dominance of an aggressor can save a nation from a very painful future. India has seen this first hand…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

The Curious Case of Pakistan, China, TTP and BRI

On 1st October Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan broke all hell loose when on the Turkish government-run TV channel, TRT World, he disclosed that the Pakistani government is in secret…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Tumbling Evergrande Caged Tech Giants: China Much Desperate More Dangerous

"War is nothing but a continuation of politics with the admixture of other means.” ― Carl von Clausewitz, On War An ancient Chinese stratagem advises military leaders: “Loot a burning house.” The…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Turmoil in Afghanistan and India’s Calibrated Steps

As the dust settles on the erstwhile Kingdom of Gandhara, the attention shifts from the ongoing evacuation and the so-called American blunder, to ‘what next?’. Distant nations in the European…

China, Pakistan and Their Secret Wars in Afghanistan

China, Pakistan and Their Secret Wars in Afghanistan Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd) In 2014 then US President Obama announced that he plans to cut the 34000 strong American forces in…

Integrated Theatre Commands: India Needs to Think Big

Integrated Theatre Commands: India Needs to Think Big Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd) The United States was the first country to start working on the concept of jointmanship among all the…