Articles By Brig Deepak Sinha

The Impact of the Agusta Westland Controversy

The Impact of the Agusta Westland Controversy

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Dec , 2016

The theatre of the absurd was recently played out in public on the saga of the Agusta Westland helicopter procurement when the CBI suddenly arrested Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi (Retd), former Air...

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What the Nagrota Terrorist Assault Augurs for our Military

What the Nagrota Terrorist Assault Augurs for our Military

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2016

It is accepted conventional wisdom the world over, ever since well-known military theorist, Carl Von Clausewitz, first articulated the aphorism in the late 18th Century that “war is a...

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The Indo-Pak Imbroglio: Retaliation and its Consequences

The Indo-Pak Imbroglio: Retaliation and its Consequences

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2016

One cannot help but appreciate Mr. Modi’s sense of timing for the dramatic. Following the raids inside POK subsequent to Pakistan’s Uri misadventure, we have chaos heaped in big measure with...

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The Uri Fiasco and Ensuring Accountability

The Uri Fiasco and Ensuring Accountability

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Sep , 2016

While it is not known as to what conclusions the Army’s Court of Inquiry has arrived at over the Uri fiasco, it needs little intuition or professional knowledge to conclude that there were...

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Not all Goliaths are Bullies

Not all Goliaths are Bullies

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Sep , 2016

A recent issue of weekly magazine, Outlook, carried an article on Kashmir by Dr. Ashish Nandy, whom the magazine refers to as “India’s foremost public intellectual and renowned political...

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So Where’s the Daesh?

So Where’s the Daesh?

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2016

If some of those in the media, research and security establishment are to be believed Daesh or ISIS, as it is also known, is right here at our doorstep. As proof they point to reports on those...

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Stemming the Rot of Self Inflicted Injuries in the Military

Stemming the Rot of Self Inflicted Injuries in the Military

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jun , 2016

Self- inflicted injury, by its very nature and motivation, is considered abhorrent within military circles and dealt with quite harshly, not just in our military but also by other militaries...

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Rightsizing the Military: The Need for a Comprehensive Examination

Rightsizing the Military: The Need for a Comprehensive Examination

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2016

The Defence Minister has recently announced the formation of an eleven member committee led by Lieutenant General DB Shekatkar (Retd) tasked to look into areas of “overlap” and convergence within...

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Special Operations Forces: Transforming Command Structures

Special Operations Forces: Transforming Command Structures

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 May , 2016

America is the world’s sole super power with immense economic clout and unbridled diplomatic access and influence over nearly all governments across the world. This enables them to conduct what...

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Lessons from the Brussels Outrage: The Price of Appeasement

Lessons from the Brussels Outrage: The Price of Appeasement

By: Brig Deepak Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2016

Finally, the attack on Brussels, and the earlier ones on Paris, has brought about a glimmer of realization among many Europeans that they are in the midst of a war, which while quite not like the...

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