USI organised scholar’s presentation by Col Shaman Chodha, Senior Research Fellow, USI on the topic “Pakistan’s Internal Security Challenges and the Army’s Ability to Overcome Them” on 26 February 2019. Welcome remarks were made by Maj Gen BK Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd) Deputy Director (Research) and Head Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation (CS3), which was followed by Chairman’s remark by Maj Gen RPS Bhadauria, VSM (Retd), Distinguished Fellow, USI.
Col Shaman Chodha in his presentation highlighted implication of Pakistan’s internal security situation for India and provided some practical recommendations. The presentation was well received and generated a lot of discussion among the participants. External discussant Dr Ashok Behuria, Senior Research Fellow, IDSA gave his recommendations and suggestions to further enrich his research work. Maj Gen BK Sharma, AVSM, SM** (Retd) gave the concluding remarks. The event was attended by various officers from service headquarters and researchers from various think tanks.