This is an IDF analysis on the advances and expansion of the PLA (Navy) and President Xi Jinping’s ambition laden speech at CPC on his re-election on 18th Oct.
This post is to unfold to ‘Thinking Indians’ that if China’s aggressiveness is to be tempered and deterred in the decades ahead, a beefing up of the fine Indian Navy is overdue. It can be the democratic world’s insurance.
Rightly USA looks to India with askance and sops, but still worries about Pakistan, China’s ally. Its Hobson’s choice for India’s foreign policy makers stepping out of the baggage of Non Alignment with a powerful self thinking PM Modi looking a little burnt out on TV to many. He works hard with dedication and is not a easy delegator, and IDF notes has never taken a holiday or cared for family. Modi is amazing and as a big buyer of wares the world panders to India. Wait till we become sellers. Continue reading