Monthly Archives: August 2015

“Operation Vijai” A Success Story of Valiant Indian Defence Forces; By J.K Verma

CAS article no:  0004/2015 The villainous gang of four including General Pervez Musharraf Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army; Chief of General Staff General Aziz; General Mahmood Corps commander 10 corps and Brigadier Javed Hasan of 4th Command Northern Infantry planned the ill-conceived Kargil military adventure. They planned that once Pakistan army occupy the strategic posts and sever the linkage between Kashmir and Ladakh by controlling Leh-Srinagar National Highway… Read Article →

Takeaways from Sri Lanka general election; By Col R Hariharan 

CAS article no:  0003/2015 After the din of recently concluded general election in Sri Lanka is over, the United National Party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as Sri Lanka’s prime minister. He is poised to work with a national unity government. There are eight takeaways from the election and its aftermath that can help in visualising the future course of events in the island nation. 1.     Positive trends:… Read Article →

Will Naga Accord Bring Peace to Volatile NE?; By JK Verma

 CAS article no: 0002/2015 Courtesy: The accord signed on August 3 between the Government of India and an insurgent outfit, Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isaac-Muivah), was the culmination of more than 80 rounds of prolonged peace talks which continued for more than 16 years. However, with only one faction of Naga insurgents signing the accord, it needs to be seen whether the historic agreement will bring peace in the… Read Article →

Sri Lanka elections: tumbling skeletons and bumbling politicians; By Col. R. Hariharan

CAS article no: 0001/2015 With a week to go before Sri Lanka people elect a new parliament, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa predicted the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), which had fielded him, to win “up to” 117 seats. However, a pre-election survey showed only 27.5 percent voters preferred him over his bête noir and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of the rival United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG), who… Read Article →