Colonel Jaibans Singh

Colonel Jaibans Singh

Colonel (Retired) Jaibans Singh, a reputed analyst of Indian defence and security affairs, has an abiding interest in issues related to national security, internal security, geopolitical developments and defence strategy in the context of the nation. His area of specialty encompasses Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan and China. Jaibans Singh contributes to a large number of newspapers, defence magazines, news agencies and web sites. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of www.defenceinfo.com, a popular web portal on defence news and views.

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The scathing blitzkrieg against the government, Armed Forces and the CAPF that passed off as “breaking news” was low on reality and holistic journalistic investigation. It, nevertheless, attempted to create an impression that national security was ..

National Security22/01/2017
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The Battle of Chamkaur laid bare the moral degradation, cowardice and vulnerability of the Mughal imperial forces. The fact that they used deceit to defeat an adversary much weaker in strength indicated their unwillingness to fight with determination. ..

History05/01/2017
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The frontier town of Uri in Kashmir is in the news due to a cowardly attack by terrorists on a logistic base of the Indian Army. This has been followed by another terror strike in Baramulla on a co-located army-BSF camp.The environment is getting ..

Tributes05/10/2016
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The terror attack in Uri is part of a well-calibrated game plan designed by Pakistan to escalate the threshold of violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Fidayeen (Suicide) squads of terrorists have been launched across the state to express support for those ..

National Security19/09/2016
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The agitators are mainly between the age of 12 to 16 years and at times even younger. They were born at the beginning of this millennium when a ceasefire between India and Pakistan came into effect, the Line of Control (LOC) fence was built and ..

Jammu & Kashmir20/08/2016
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If the media had stayed away from the death of the terrorist, the losses would have been considerably less. It is the media attention that has egged on the disruptive forces in the Kashmir Valley to play the emotional and sensationalist card to ..

Jammu & Kashmir22/07/2016
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Newspapers being published in the Kashmir Valley are, as per norm, talking about “martyrdom of Burhan Wani,” lack of will of the central government to engage Kashmiris in talks, burgeoning local flavor of “militancy in Kashmir,” atrocities being ..

Jammu & Kashmir13/07/2016
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The protests of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan do not constitute a problem since they have, for long, been isolated from the rest of the world. Their numbers are small and as such insignificant. Being Shias, they are being subjected to racial discrimination ..

Jammu & Kashmir16/05/2016
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Kashmir is presently going through a process of orientation at the highest level. Mehbooba Mufti is being put through the paces for her new role as chief minister of the state. The recent situation of violence in the state is her first challenge. ..

Jammu & Kashmir19/04/2016
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The motive behind this well orchestrated incident is not hard to find. For the last few years, the separatists have been unsuccessful in generating, in Kashmir, the kind of hype on the death anniversaries of Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru that their ..

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The sad demise of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a towering leader, has left a void in the state that will be difficult to fill. The process to fill this void has ..

Jammu & Kashmir22/01/2016
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In a recent interview to a local English daily of the state, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, tried to glorify the role of the gun in the so-called “freedom struggle.” “Armed youth always had a role and their role is most important for the Kashmir movement,” ..

Jammu & Kashmir26/12/2015
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For Gen. Rawat to depend only on the inherent resilience and discipline of the army would be simplistic. He has to realise that he will be up for scrutiny much more than any other chief in recent history both within and outside the military establishment...

National Security31/12/2016
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In India, there was widespread outrage against Pakistan post the Uri attack. The entire nation is looking for drastic retaliatory action and there was tremendous pressure of the government to act. In simple words – the people are baying for blood. ..

National Security04/10/2016
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The unrest in Kashmir is showing no signs of abating. Effort is being made from the political, intellectual, social and other relevant sectors to break the impasse and stop the cycle of violence, but a positive result is not forthcoming. The centre ..

Jammu & Kashmir16/09/2016
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It is time to look at reality in the face in Kashmir. The sacrifices of the Indian army, other security forces and the people of the region, who have jointly defeated the cult of violence and terrorism, cannot go in vain. Those laying down their ..

Jammu & Kashmir02/08/2016
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The talks between foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan held in New Delhi on April, 27, on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference have left nothing but frustration in their wake...

Jammu & Kashmir10/05/2016
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The separatists of Jammu and Kashmir have declared October, 27 as a “Black Day.” On this day in 1947, the Indian army landed in Srinagar airport and, against great odds, saved the people of Kashmir from large scale massacre, rape, loot and arson ..

Jammu & Kashmir31/10/2015
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Sixteen years have elapsed since the fateful day, 26 July 1999, when India emerged victorious in the Kargil war. The ignominious designs of a belligerent neighbour (Pakistan) to violate the territorial integrity of the nation were thwarted by a ..

National Security23/07/2015