Major General S B Asthana had been an Infantry General with 40 years of defence experience at national and international level.
The time has come when countries want to manage their international relations as per their own national interests and do not want their strategic choices to be dictated by others.
Major General S B Asthana
An unstable Pakistan is not in global interest, nor in the interest of China as well as India, because it will take no time in getting converted into the largest jihadist caliphate.
The US has continued military posturing in the South China Sea ignoring Chinese repeated warning.
To deter a neighbour to stop proxy war, there is a need to have a clear National aim, National Strategy, Comprehensive National Power and the will to use it.
International pressure needs to be generated on President Yameen for conducting free and fair elections by ‘smart diplomacy’.