What if Nehru had been at the helm of affairs in the 1965 war? Would he have been able to do as well as Shastri did? Or would he have repeated the follies of ’62?
If the report about PMO ‘stalling’ the raising of Mountain Strike Corps for apprehension of ‘sending the wrong signal to the Chinese’ is true, it’s ridiculous on two accounts – the decision itself, and the manner in which it seems to have been taken. In fact, it is a sorry commentary on the way issues
Some Plainspeak on the Sino-Indian border dispute.