An Electronics and Tele Communication Engineering graduate from B E College, Shibpur, M Tech from IIT, Kharagpur and Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Maj Gen PK Mallick, VSM is an alumni of Defence Services Staff College Wellington, College of Defence Management Secunderabad and National Defence College. Commissioned in Corps of Signals of Indian Army, the officer has varied experience in command, staff and instructional appointments. The officer has taken part in OP RAKSHAK (Punjab), OP RHINO and OP RAKSHAK in the Valley. The officer has been DAAQMG in HQ 19 Infantry Division, Col GS(System) HQ Eastern Command, Deputy Chief Signals Officer HQ Northern Command and Chief Signals Officer HQ 15 Corps, DACIDS (DIARA) at HQ IDS and Chief Signals Officer in HQ Central Command. He had a tenure of Instructor Class A and Officer Commanding Junior Wing in Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow. He has commanded a Divisional Signal Regiment in OP VIJAY and OP PARAKRAM in Western Command. A winner of COAS Gold Medal Essay Competition and second prize winner four times at USI Essay Competition the officer is a prolific writer, regularly contributes in defence related journals and has published large number papers. He has delivered talks and participated in panel discussions at USI, CLAWS, CAPS, NMF, CENJOWS, HQ ANC, Army War College, Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow, Intelligence School, Pune, Computer Society of India (Bangalore) and Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (Lucknow). The Officer was posted as SDS (Army) at NDC, New Delhi before retirement on April 2015.

Contributions 
Pulwama and After At least 44 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and 70 injured when a Maruti Eeco car laden with explosives rammed into a CRPF bus—part of a massive convoy—in Awantipora town of Pulwama District in Jammu and Kashmir (...

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing the Nature of War? Introduction The professional military body differentiates between an objective nature and a subjective character of war by drawing upon Clausewitz. Nature of war describes what war is and character of war describes how it is actually fou...

Occasional Papers 
The Afghanistan Conundrum … for the United States, pushing the Taliban to join peace talks with Kabul is paramount to ending its 17-year long involvement in the war. But perhaps Washington's biggest problem will be figuring out how to balance the Taliban's demand for a comp...

2+2 Dialogue and Indo U.S. Relations ... moving the defence engagement a notch higher, the two nations are now focused on enhancing closer private defence industry collaboration which will help Indian defence manufacturers in boosting the Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiati...

US-China Trade War: Analyses of Deeper Nuances and Wider Implications … China is unsatisfied with the degree of accommodation offered by the US and the US is uncomfortable with the strategic demands made by China … US wants China to reduce its trade deficit … an unrealistic request given the time it would take to...

Issue Briefs 
5G, Huawei and India … 5G and Huawei is not a technical issue, it is a complex strategic issue. Huawei is already inside India’s backbone network. Its network equipment are part of India’s armed forces’ classified networks. But by banning Huawei India’s securit...

U.S. National Cyber Strategy and Department of Defence (DoD) Cyber Strategy: An Analysis … India’s national security establishments and the armed forces need to … take appropriate action wherever required to improve India’s posture in the cyber domain. Publishing a National Cyber Strategy and Cyber Strategy for the Ministry of De...

What is Happening in Tibet ... Tibetans are imprisoned for expressing their opinions or beliefs ... monasteries are under police surveillance ... the Chinese Communist Party – not Tibetan Buddhists – has the authority to identify and appoint reincarnated Tibetan Lamas, ...

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