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by member_28443
22 Oct 2014 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
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Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Hi Alex, The strategy of 'Sam' (conciliation/persuasion/advise), 'Dam' (monetary inducement/temptation), 'Dand' (force/punishment) and 'Bhed' (splitting/exploiting the secrets) comes from the book of Chanakya Neeti authored ky Kautilya (also known as Chanakya). This philosophy is not just confined ...
by member_28443
23 Jun 2014 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
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Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Dear all, During my Master's thesis research (see p. 37), I have come across some interesting work on military philosophy in Indian counterinsurgency. It refers to the impact of Kautilyan statecraft philosophy (refers to the principles of 'conciliation,' 'monetary inducement,' 'splitting' and 'force...
by member_28443
22 Feb 2014 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
Views: 452431

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

ashokk wrote:
Alex wrote:...which is why I am trying (to no avail thus far) to find an available copy of the 2006 Doctrine for Sub Conventional Operations.....

Here you go Doctrine for Sub Conventional Operations


This is excellent. Much appreciated, I can't thank you enough!
by member_28443
22 Feb 2014 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
Views: 452431

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Alex, India not losing a COin campaign might be due to we are fighting at home as oppossed to a foreign land. Whatever, be the propognda in some circles, a signficant portion of the locales identify with the soldiers and the army. Whereas it was different in Sri Lanka, where there was no clear poli...
by member_28443
19 Feb 2014 18:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
Views: 452431

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

ShankarCag wrote:Mr Alex, I'd appreciate if you'd point out Khalistan on a map for me.


My apologies; edited to read 'Khalistani,' as in reference to the insurgent movement, rather than intend any politically-motivated description of the Punjab region itself.
by member_28443
19 Feb 2014 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
Views: 452431

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Akshay Kapoor Thank you for your response. Considering that India has not actually ‘lost’ an internal COIN campaign in its vast experience with the form of warfare, I was surprised to find that Indian COIN hasn’t been written about more in Western academic circles, since there is clearly much to be ...
by member_28443
17 Feb 2014 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2485
Views: 452431

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Dear all, I'm a U.K. postgraduate student currently working on a thesis on Indian COIN, specifically how COIN is adapted across different campaigns in India and how this then relates back to the conventional COIN doctrine. I found that the Doctrine for Sub Conventional Operations (2006) is (or, has ...

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