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Pathankot,Surgical Strikes

Book discussion | Securing India the Modi Way: Pathankot, Surgical Strikes and More

About the author

Nitin A. Gokhale is a South Asian strategic analyst, author, media trainer and founder of the defence website He has worked as a media practitioner across print, web and broadcast mediums, during which he reported on India’s Northeast, focusing on the different insurgencies there, the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan and the Sri Lankan Eelam War.

About the book

This book details unknown aspect of the planning and execution of the surgical strikes, revamping of New Delhi’s policy towards China and Pakistan, India’s renewed global policy focus on the Middle East, Prime Minister Modi’s attempt to leverage the Indian diaspora worldwide and his attention to the smallest of details besides focusing on some small but far-reaching steps taken to secure India — on land, space, cyber and maritime domains.

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Abhijnan Rej, Fellow, ORF

Maya Mirchandani, Senior Fellow, ORF

Sandeep Unnithan, Executive Editor, India Today

Lt. Gen. Vinod Bhatia (Retd.), Director, Centre for Joint Warfare Studies

The timing of this event is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Conference Hall, ORF New Delhi