Dr. Mohan Bhandari

Lt. Gen. (Dr) Mohan Bhandari, also known as the Thinking General, was born in August 1946. A veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the general has spent a number of years combating counter-insurgency/terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and various other parts of the country. He is the proud recipient of three Presidential awards presented for his exceptional services to the nation. He was the Indian Army's face for both print and electronic media. The general is a rare mix of a successful soldier, erudite scholar, a powerful orator, a prolific writer, and a gifted painter. At present, he is a visiting faculty member at the Academic Staff Colleges of the UGC, universities, and schools of instructions.

    Dr. Mohan Bhandari

    Bravest of the Brave: Old Soldiers never die they just fade away
    Bravest of the Brave: Old Soldiers never die they just fade away

    'Every special calling in life, if it is to be followed with success, requires peculiar qualifications of understanding and soul. Where these are of a ...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 9 May 2021 8:45 AM GMT


    What is Chinas Granddaddy Plan?
    What is China's Granddaddy Plan?

    Beijing has overtaken the US to emerge as the top destination for foreign

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 23 April 2021 2:00 AM GMT


    Garhwal Rifles Centenary: Of busy bee, chivalry, and camaraderie
    Garhwal Rifles Centenary: Of busy bee, chivalry, and camaraderie

    This is Dev Bhoomi-Veer Bhumi & Kala Bhumi. Bhagirathi & Ganga start from here. There directly across, as the mountain eagle flies, is Lord Badri...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 22 March 2021 6:57 AM GMT


    Depsang: Indias Achilles Heel
    Depsang: India's Achilles Heel

    Though `Art of War’, a renowned treatise by famous Chinese General and Strategist Sun Tzu dates back to the 5th Century BC

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 8 March 2021 3:43 AM GMT


    Nepal in Turmoil: The Chinese Mission under Guo has failed
    Nepal in Turmoil: The Chinese Mission under Guo has failed

    The Chinese Mission under Guo has failed

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 30 Dec 2020 10:00 AM GMT


    Opinion: Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates  reproof is stupid
    Opinion: 'Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid'

    Perhaps, there can be no better comparison of the tug- of- hot-words war that continues unabated between Australia and Dragon than the proverb above....

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 2 Dec 2020 8:00 AM GMT


    Opinion: China must undertake a visible withdrawal
    Opinion: China must undertake a visible withdrawal

    The threat of war in the world has not ebbed away. Leaders and astute statesmen will guide the destinies of respective nation-states when they have...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 16 Nov 2020 9:59 AM GMT


    China: Master in Reverse Engineering
    China: Master in Reverse Engineering

    It should be abundantly clear now that in the years to come, the world shall be forced to live in a ‘Sino-centric’ environment that would experience...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 15 Oct 2020 4:35 AM GMT


    Opinion: Beating Dragon in its own game
    Opinion: Beating Dragon in its own game

    Even the best conceived Strategic Plan would come to a ‘naught’ - without one subtle ingredient that could never be part of any defence budget- “THE...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 7 Oct 2020 4:18 AM GMT


    Explained: Nepal- China-Pakistan Nexus
    Explained: Nepal- China-Pakistan Nexus

    'Familiarity Breeds Contempt'- this well-known adage fits very well, in so far as, it relates to & describes relations between India & Nepal....

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 1 Oct 2020 7:01 AM GMT


    Ladakh standoff: Dragon and Elephant appear to be heading towards a limited conflict
    Ladakh standoff: Dragon and Elephant appear to be heading towards a limited conflict

    The single big problem in the normalization of Sino-Indian Relations is the deep-rooted mistrust between both the countries- which has only expanded...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 17 Sep 2020 5:09 AM GMT


    World must know the Snow Lions -Special Frontier Force
    World must know the 'Snow Lions' -Special Frontier Force

    It was Sixth Chief of the illustrious Indian Army & a Great Son of India - General KS Thimayya, Padma Bhushan, DSO, who had recommended raising of ...

    By Dr. Mohan Bhandari  Published on 11 Sep 2020 4:17 AM GMT


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