How many of our officers actually understand conventional war. Joint operations and integrated applications? We might be brilliant in those PowerPoint slides and cavalry type articulation. But that won’t win us the next war."
"The commandant DSSC was waiting at the helipad, the communication was in place. When the helicopter did not reach at its designated time it was learnt that one helicopter had crashed. This information was given to the police by some local civilians."
"Why would the Taliban want to form a government? It surprises me that the Taliban would want to legalise and stabilise their philosophy of existence by axing their main strengths, that is fear, chaos, being unattributable, unaccountable and unpredictable, to form a government."
Integrated theatre commands are a necessity, to harness the potential of a military and ensure aggressive dominance. In the bargain accrue protection of sensitivities. In the age of modern technology, war cannot be cast into a singular dimension of application.