USI conducted a strategic panel discussion for CARICOM Diplomats at Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi on November 20, 2017 on the prevailing global geopolitical developments and its wider ramifications for regional peace and security. The discussion provided a broad overview of geopolitical and strategic trends in the Indo-Pacific and Geo Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region, and their impact on regional stability and balance of power.
(a) Chair for Strategic Discussions. Lt Gen P K Singh, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), Director USI
(b) Geo-Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region. Major General B K Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd), Deputy Director (Research) and Head of Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation at the USI
(c) Indo-Pacific Region. Amb S Tayal, IFS (Retd). He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1976 and served at Indian missions in Sofia, Warsaw, Geneva and Moscow.
(d) Discussion coordinator. Maj Gen RPS Bhadauria, VSM (Retd) An alumnus of National Defence College, New Delhi and CAEPE, Brazil.
Amb SR Tayal, IFS (Retd) discussing Indo-Pacific : Developments and Future Challenges
Maj Gen BK Sharma (Retd) discussing Geo-Politics of Combating Terrorism in Af-Pak Region
Participants of the Discussion