Articles By Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

The Politico-Military Disconnect in Kashmir

The Politico-Military Disconnect in Kashmir

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 31 Aug , 2016

The recent statement by the Northern Army Commander and the army chief requesting all stakeholders to come together to bring peace to the flaming valley as also participate in supporting a...

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Necessity of Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Necessity of Armed Forces Special Powers Act

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 07 Aug , 2016

In recent days there has been immense discussion across various forums over the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). It was commented upon by the Supreme Court and recently by the Chief...

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Is Kashmir a Disputed Territory?

Is Kashmir a Disputed Territory?

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 30 Jul , 2016

Post the elimination of Burhan Wani, the Indian security forces have been working overtime to bring the situation in the valley under control. Throughout the crises, Pakistan continued to stoke...

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Jealousy: thy name is Pakistan

Jealousy: thy name is Pakistan

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 11 Jun , 2016

Post the successful test of the Ashwin interceptor missile in mid- May, there were violent cries from Pakistan about India changing the balance of power in the region. This has not been the first...

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Nuclear security and terrorism

Nuclear security and terrorism

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 29 Apr , 2016

Terrorists have always desired to obtain weapons of mass destruction or raw material enabling them to manufacture a dirty bomb, which though crude, would however cause high casualties....

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Engage South Asian Nations

Engage South Asian Nations

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Date: 19 Feb , 2016

South Asia continues to be in a state of flux. Maldives, which recently faced political turmoil, now appears to be stabilizing. Sri Lanka, post the last election, has seen a sea change in its...

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Improving Management of Defence

Improving Management of Defence

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 18 Feb , 2016

Recent reports that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been unable to spend almost 40% of its allocated amount for capital procurements once again brings forth the hollowness in the functioning of...

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Will India and Pakistan ever talk peace?

Will India and Pakistan ever talk peace?

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 28 Oct , 2015

There have been a series of articles in various publications and similar views echoed by politicians of this state that the only solution to improving Indo – Pak relations is to re-commence...

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