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


Defining Terrorism in the Age of ‘New Terrorism’

Emerging Security Challenges need New Options

A blueprint to revamp India’s defence acquisition

Understanding the Sikh soldier’s raw bravery, unending loyalty

Demographic Dividend or Disaster?

Extending India’s Strategic Outreach

Long road to peace in Kashmir

Moving towards cooperative security in the Indo-Pacific: India must work with the Quad and pull in more members