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


Trajectory of India’s nuclear deterrence

Pakistan: Between China and the US

Pakistan’s Gwadar Port: A New Naval Base in China’s String of Pearls in the Indo-Pacific

This former Indian Army soldier has a message for Pakistan Army chief Let us give peace a chance

Arms Race Returns

Four-pronged Strategy is Necessary to Checkmate Pak’s Deep State

Jaitley’s Defence Budget Grossly Inadequate to Modernise the Army

India’s Missile Arsenal: An Overview