Lt Gen (Retd) Ghanshyam Katoch writes, in the 4th Generation War (4GW) genre of operations, which are predominant at present, intelligence is a war winning factor. Therefore, India needs to re-balance its priorities in conduct of intelligence operations.
Brig Narender writes, Imran is seen as the puppet PM of Army and thus it is uncertain whether Imran will be able to emerge out of the shadow of Army or will remain a prisoner of policies of Pak Army. No matter how good is the intent of Imran to improve the relations with India, but it is unlikely that he will be given space by Pak Army, Jihadi elements in his government and opposition to develop good relations with India.
Col Shaman writes, as Pakistan prepares for general elections for 342-seat Pakistan National Assembly in a week’s time, it is clear that the powerful Pakistan Army has joined hands with other two strong institutions of the country i.e the Judiciary and the Election Commission to benefit Imran Khan’s PTI and other extremist political parties – Lashkar-e-Taiba supported Milli Muslim League (through Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek), Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan and ultra-conservative Muttahida Majlis–e–Amal, all of which have entered the electoral arena this year seeking to benefit from the discrediting of the PML-N and PPP, with adequate propping up by Rawalpindi.