Articles By Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa

China: LAC impasse and Army-ITBP spat

China: LAC impasse and Army-ITBP spat

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2014

First the facts – Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has five battalions deployed in Eastern Ladakh including those on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). ITBP does not have its own integral...

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Mountain Strike Corps: A Strategic Audit

Mountain Strike Corps: A Strategic Audit

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 29.1 Jan-Mar 2014 | Date: 17 Feb , 2014

For India to emerge as a regional power and a global player, there is need for an attitudinal change. India has the wherewithal to protect its interests and assert its rights and claims. With...

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Eastern Ladakh: Can India Afford the Luxury of Inaction?

Eastern Ladakh: Can India Afford the Luxury of Inaction?

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 28.4 Oct-Dec 2013 | Date: 14 Dec , 2013

The Armed Forces are India’s “hard-power” assets and not a tool for diplomacy on the borders. Deployment of an armed force to support a diplomatic effort is axiomatic as it lends strength to...

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The Chinese Incursion: Need to Introspect

The Chinese Incursion: Need to Introspect

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 28.2 Apr-Jun 2013 | Date: 04 Nov , 2013

Robert Kaplan in his book “The Revenge of Geography” suggests that, “India’s rivalry with China is not like the one with Pakistan: it is more abstract, less emotional, and (far more...

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