The writer, a former corps commander of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps, is currently associated with the Delhi Policy Group and the Vivekananda International Foundation.
Peace initiatives on LoC, and internally in J&K, must be enthusiastically welcomed, but not taken at face value
Emergence of credible threats in ‘rear of rear areas’ points to a transformation in threat pattern. As Pakistan’s provocation changes, India’s response must be different too.
US President’s censure notwithstanding, Pakistan continues to mainstream terror groups. India cannot let down its guard.
Delhi has much to learn from Islamabad’s diplomatic outreach to the world
Until the death of Burhan Wani, Kashmir’s new militancy on social media was little understood by the establishment, intelligence agencies and media
Pakistani militants are fervently trying to gain access through Uri. This is a warning bell to step up counter-terror ops, intelligence — and outreach to Kashmiris
To restore stability in Kashmir, security forces must provide a counter-narrative to the psychological warfare on social media
In a post-Trump world, India can be an example of plural values.
In the absence of political engagement, a wide space has opened up for radicalisation in the Valley.
The events at NIT Srinagar are sickeningly familiar
The J&K situation confounds because it is more ambiguous than any internal conflict the Union of India has faced.
President Xi’s strategy of seeking enhanced friendship in the backdrop of a border standoff looks set to continue.
General Suhag has 30 months to push the army modernisation project.
How Modi can address the drift and alienation in Kashmir
Kashmir goes to elections, more radicalised than before