This election season has seen a lot of focus on national security, mainly centered around terrorism, surgical and aerial strikes, and about the display of firm resolve by the government in dealing with Pakistan.
This is only a visible manifestation of the changes that have taken place in the last few years in the way that the political leadership seeks to frame the security narrative of the country. Some of these changes could now have acquired a permanence in our policymaking as they cannot be easily altered, irrespective of the political party in power.
A government’s security strategy directly impacts the military, and it is, therefore, essential for the senior military leadership to study the changing landscape in order to craft an appropriate way ahead. In my view, Read More