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Gurmeet Kanwal

Brig Gurmeet Kanwal (Retd.) is Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and former Director, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, New Delhi. Click here for details profile [+}

VIF Publishes Gurmeet Kanwal’s Article on Warlike Situation between India and Pakistan

December 12, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on the warlike situation between India and Pakistan, titled ‘Pakistan’s War against India is not a Proxy War; it is War through Asymmetric Means’, was published by the Vivekanand International Foundation (VIF) on December 12, 2016.

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Punish the rogue Pak army

November 30, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on Pakistan Army’s Brutalities on the border, titled ‘Punish the rogue Pak army’ was published in DNA on November 30, 2016.

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Gurmeet Kanwal’s Article on India’s Nuclear Doctrine Published in IPCS.Org

November 22, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on India’s nuclear doctrine, titled ‘India’s Nuclear Doctrine: Time for a Review?’ was published in IPCS.org.

Good idea for India to review nuclear doctrine, it should do it every 5 years

November 20, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on review of India’s nuclear policy, titled ‘Good idea for India to review nuclear doctrine, it should do it every 5 years’ was published in Times of India on November 20, 2016.

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Pakistan’s Rogue Army must be Punished

November 14, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on Pakistan Army’s atrocities on LoC, titled ‘Pakistan’s Rogue Army must be Punished’, was published by rediff.Com on November 14, 2016.

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Can Donald Trump launch a nuclear attack?

November 09, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on US President elect, Donald Trump, titled ‘Can Donald Trump launch a nuclear attack?’ was published in ‘Daily O’ on November 9, 2016.

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Demographic dividend should not turn into a disaster

October 31, 2016

Distinguished Fellow, IDSA, Brig Gurmeet Kanwal’s article on comprehensive national power (CNP),  titled ‘Demographic dividend should not turn into a disaster’ was published in Deccan Herald on November 1, 2016.

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Any nuclear attack on India will lead to destruction of Pakistan

September 30, 2016

New Delhi will respond by executing its doctrine of massive retaliation and Islamabad will cease to exist as a functional nation state.

India stands united as a nation today

September 30, 2016

'The government has sent a clear message to Pakistan: It is no longer business as usual.'
'The rules of the game have changed and a new game is at play,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd).

Surgical Strikes Should Follow Terror Acts by Pakistan in Future

September 30, 2016

Like panthers prowling in the dead of night, several teams of the Special Forces of the Indian army crossed the Line of Control (LoC) on the night of 28 September. They struck with deadly effect and, as quietly as they had come in, they exfiltrated back across the LoC.

In his briefing after the attack in Uri on 18 September, the DGMO had said that the army “reserves the right to respond” to the terrorist strike at Uri at a time and place of its choosing. It took ten days to plan the operation, which was based on accurate intelligence.

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