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 [+}
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.
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.
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.
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.