Defence and Security

Integrating armed forces not about CDS alone

Jan 20, 2017
By Lt Gen AK Ahuja (retd)
A common strand running through the recommendations of various committees constituted in the (not so) recent past for implementing defence reforms has been that of appointing Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)/Permanent Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff’s committee (COSC). Some statements regarding the period of turnover of the Army and Air chiefs in January 2017 brought this issue into focus again when it was speculated that a CDS may be appointed concurrently. Any other speculation before the Combined Commanders Conference, scheduled for January 21, would not be meaningful.
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The Tribune,January 20,2017

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