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


Managing National Security: Tasks for Next Government

India’s War Plans lack Synergy without a Chief of Defence Staff

Repealing AFSPA: Political expediency will harm military operations and help militants

Pakistan is under the military jackboot

Shorten time frame for defence acquisitions

Is India joining the race?

China’s defence budget reflects grand goals

Is Kashmir a Nuclear Flashpoint?