December 4, 2013

India's Troubled Soldiers

Sudha Ramachandran, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

A string of incidents involving indiscipline and insubordination in the Indian armed forces has set off alarm bells in India’s defense establishment. Since May last year, there have been at least four violent clashes between officers and jawans (soldiers) of the Indian army. Two of these occurred over a span of five days last month.

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