Gurmeet Kanwal

Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (Retd) is Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi and Adjunct Fellow, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C. He is former Director, Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi. He commanded an infantry brigade on the Line of Control (Operation Parakram, 2001-03) and an artillery regiment in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir Valley (Operation Rakshak, 1993-94). More...

Recent Articles


East Asia Summit: ‘The Quad’ Rises From the Dead to Take On China

In Complete Control: Xi Jinping is China’s Undisputed Leader

Why Talks Won’t Help

Changing Character of Conflict: Shape of New Wars to Come

Post Military Reforms, Will Xi Jinping Realise the Chinese Dream?

Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

Pakistan would do well to dismantle tactical nukes

Salute the Special Forces for the Surgical Strikes!