Amitabh Hoskote

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  • Colonel (Dr) Amitabh Hoskote is a Visiting Fellow at Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi.

    Nation-building: A Case for Armed Forces in Post-conflict Peacebuilding

    Indian peacekeeping forces have served the cause of international peacekeeping for over 70 years and have logged not just an enviable record doing so, but have garnered a huge bank of institutional knowledge on post-conflict transitions. With the country on the cusp of becoming a power centre in the international comity of nations, it is imperative to recognise and utilise this knowledge for the armed forces to contribute to nation-building. The author argues for an enhanced role for the armed forces in post-intervention and fragile transition governance operations.

    July-September 2022