Clarity Of Vision, Contrarian Views & Need To Enable Free Thinking
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."
Army Officers & Professional Military Education: Need for Focused, Systemic Change
The idea of new systemic of PME is to broaden perspectives of officers and not to make great scholars out of military leaders. Education can imbue officers with critical thinking skills and strengthen abilities to contribute to solutions of complex issues.
Does India's Professional Military Education Need a Course Correction? (Part-2)
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. Part-2 of this debate continues to bring a diversity of views on PME.
Does India's Professional Military Education Need a Course Correction?
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. This debate aims to bring a diversity of Tri-Service views on PME.
PME: A Need to Educate Our Political Masters, Bureaucracy and Society
A soldier’s profession is war. He needs guns, equipment, tanks, society’s support and political direction to fight war. This is what our political leaders don’t understand. And therefore, the crucial necessity to impart 'Professional Military Education' to them.
Professional Military Education & Producing Thought Leaders For The Army
“The aim of Professional Military Education is not to produce conformists and followers, but to inculcate a systemic push towards analysis. The course content must seek out freshness of thought, ideators, and also denote so in their assessments.”