Re-calibrating Strategies to Combat Maoists’ Violence
“Statistically, while 7 percent insurgencies are known to have been resolved by employment of military force, 43% of insurgencies were resolved by a political solution, backed by a strong military muscle. This is exemplified by India’s fight with left wing extremism that ceases to end.”
The Unfolding Situation at the India-China Border: Call to Prepare for a Prolonged Haul
"If no amicable solution is reached, the standoff would develop into a long haul resulting into logistic build-up for the winters, and deployments of all arms in sufficient numbers to maintain a balanced posture."