• 18 July, 2024
Foreign Affairs, Geopolitics & National Security
Maj Gen Neeraj Bali, SM (Retd)
Maj Gen Neeraj Bali, SM (Retd)

Major General Neeraj Bali, Sena Medal, is an Indian Army veteran who served for 37 years as an Infantry officer. He has also been CEO of two companies, a global speaker and is founder of Leadscape Advisors, a corporate leadership training company. He is the author of the bestselling book The Winning Culture – Lessons from the Indian Army to Transform Your Business. Presently, he is the Director of the Chandigarh Tricity-based Gyan Chakra Think tank.

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Decoding Israel’s Gaza Strategy

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Terrorism in J&K: Shifting Across Pir Panjal

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Searching for Congruity: Indo-US Defence Cooperation

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Meet In Goa – Substance Or Cosmetics?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) And The Armed Forces

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Defence Budget 2023-24: Staying The Course Of Strength and Self-Sufficiency

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