New Delhi. India has been surrounded by two neighbors, China and Pakistan, with complex relationships for a long time. We often have skirmishes on the border with both the countries, many times major wars have also taken place. Regarding this, Army Chief General Manoj Pandey indicated on Saturday (December 16) that the challenges on the border will never reduce. Addressing the situation, General Pandey discussed the complexities related to the border. He stressed the need for India’s armed forces to be prepared for any unexpected situation. He said, “We have to prepare ourselves to deal with any kind of situation.
Challenges in the Himalayan region
Speaking at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Nagpur, General Pandey predicted increased competition in the Himalayan region through both traditional and non-traditional methods. “It is essential for us to expect the unexpected,” he said, stressing the importance of adapting to unexpected circumstances.
global security challenges
Discussing various regional and global security challenges, General Pandey remarked that competition is intensifying in the Indo-Pacific region. He said incidents like “Black Swan” can create turmoil in the global security scenario. He cited conflicts such as Russia-Ukraine and Israel-Hamas as examples that could redefine relations between countries and reshape global politics in the coming decades.
Tension on China-India border
It is noteworthy that there is tension going on on the border with China. Once again, China has increased military deployment in Ladakh, prompting India to increase its army presence. The region has seen such escalation in the past, and General Pandey indicated that such situations are unlikely to abate in the future.