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Op Parakaram
ABOUT VALOUR AND GLORY : OPERATION PARAKRAMA  By Lt Gen (R) Vinay Shankar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM

For any meaningful exercise to analyze and understand the sum and substance of Operation Parakrama, a close look at India?s approach to national security from the time it emerged from colonial rule would be necessary. A historical perspective is essential for grasping the psyche of the country?s leadership, or for fathoming the determinants of ?national will? or for assessing the attitude and capability of the Military as an instrument of national ...Read more >

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THOUGHTS ON OPERATION PARAKRAM   

The year 2002 was a watershed year for strategic studies in India. The centerpiece of the year was the near-war with Pakistan. The crisis gave people in India their first glimpse of what a conflict with Pakistan would entail. Two items that stood out in plain sight were Pakistan's capacity for nuclear aggression and the Western attachment for ...Read more >

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THOUGHTS ON OPERATION PARAKRAM  

The year 2002 was a watershed year for strategic studies in India. The centerpiece of the year was the near-war with Pakistan. The crisis gave people in India their first glimpse of what a conflict with Pakistan would entail. Two items that stood out in plain sight were Pakistan's capacity for nuclear aggression and the Western attachment for ...Read more >

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