General Vinod Saighal
Major-General Vinod Saighal is a former general director of the Indian army’s military training. He was an embassy military attaché in France and Benelux, and commander-in-chief of the peacekeeping forces in the Near East. Today he is the founder of the Movement for Restoration of Good Government (MRGG) and head of Eco Monitors Society (EMS). He is the author of numerous works on strategy and political analysis, and has recently published Dealing with Global Terrorism: The Way Forward. He is member of the anti-imperialist conference Axis for Peace.
While the Hindu government of Narendra Modi seemed to be moving closer to the United States, India has just bought five billion dollars worth of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missiles. This return to the historic alliance with Moscow corresponds to the the evolutions presently under way in Europe, particularly in Hungary and Turkey. For General Vinod Saighal, who has always supported this option, only a Russo-Indian military alliance coupled with economic cooperation with China can guarantee peace in Asia.
The murder of the popular Pakistani politician Benzir Bhutto is linked to a precise agenda. For decades the United States has financed the Pakistani military regime. Washington has supported the most extremist radical elements and has provided sophisticated weapons to a government composed of a military and religious fundamentalist alliance to ensure backing for US interests. For instance, the fact that US-controllled Pakistani Secret Services (ISI) were involved in 9/11 is no longer a secret
General Musharraf thought about using the atomic bomb, when provoking the « Glaciers War », in Kargil, 1999. The release of an investigative work containing this - and other worrisome revelations – has been shaking the Indian sub-continent. But the man, who was then only occupying the position of Joint Chief of Staff, has since then seized power and is exerting it with the support of radical Islamic militants. According to General Vinod Saighal, it is urgent that the Pakistanese people overthrew an administration whose policy can bring about a regional nuclear war at any moment.
For the Indian general Vinod Saighal, President Ahmadinejad’s provocations will not succeed in dissuading the United States to destroy Iran. The war is programmed in Washington, to conquer oil fields, to strengthen Bush presidency and to satisfy Israel at the same time. Nothing can stop it, and Teheran is wrong to believe in its friends’ protection, whether they are Muslims, Russians or Chineses. In such circumstances, the wisdom would be the discretion.
The Assassination of Benazir Bhutto, according to an Indian General