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


Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

Salute the Special Forces for the Surgical Strikes!

Pak’s Time of Reckoning

Book Review: Fighting to the Muzzle: A Tradition of Valour and Professionalism

What the Raksha Mantri needs to do

There Is a ‘Critical Hollowness’ in India’s Defence Preparedness

Defence deal may repair India-Russia ties

Beyond the call of duty