• 19 April, 2024
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Maj Gen Mandip Singh (Retd)
Maj Gen Mandip Singh (Retd)

Maj Gen Mandip Singh, SM, VSM (Retd) is a Distinguished Fellow at United Service Institution of India (USI), a leading Military think tank based in New Delhi. Maj Gen Mandip Singh was formerly a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.


Articles Lists

Jousting for Strategic Space: India & China in Maldives

The Maldives is an archipelago of 1192 islands spread over 90,000 square kms in the Indian Ocean. Located just above the equator, it is barely 70 miles from Minicoy Islands in the North and about 700 kms from Trivandrum on the Indian West coast. Its geo-strategic relevance stems from its location al

The PLA Soldier: The Man Behind The Machine

When the South China Morning Post wrote a rather surprising piece on the new selection criteria for PLA recruits, one particular condition – “Any applicant – even for non-combat positions – who cannot stand the sight of blood would be rejected”[1] was particularly of interest. When did the

‘Armed Co-Existence’ Redux: Analysing The Cost For China

When the Chinese decided to plan a ‘counterattack’ against India in 1962, the biggest hurdle faced by the PLA was the problem of mobilisation for a “People’s war”. Accustomed to local support in all its mobilisation plans, the campaign in Tibet was a challenge since the Han dominated PLA w