Council for Strategic Affairs

Council for Strategic Affairs

Strategic Affairs Distinguished Lecture: “Strategic Challenges from China”

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    • 1 hour 30 minutes

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Date: Saturday, July 22nd, 2023

Time: 11.00 AM EST (Washington D.C.) | 8:30 PM IST
(New Delhi)

Location: Online

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You are cordially invited to Strategic Affairs Distinguished Lecture 
Strategic Challenges from China; Saturday, July 22nd, 2023, 11.00 AM EST; 8:30 PM IST 

Distinguished Panelists 
Brig. Arun Sahgal (Retd)

Dr. A. Adityanjee, President 
Council for Strategic Affairs

About the Lecture 

About the Distinguished Panelists 

Brigadier. Arun Sahgal (Retd) 

Brig. Arun Sahgal (Retd) is Senior Research Fellow at Delhi Policy Group; An Executive Director for the Forum for Strategic Initiative, and Joint Director of Net Assessment, Technology, and Simulation at the Institute of National Security Studies in New Delhi and Founding Director of the Indian Net Assessment Directorate, created to assess long-term strategy. Following a distinguished 36-year career in the Indian Army, he served as Head of the Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation, and Deputy Director of Research at the United Service Institution of India. He has also served as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.

Brigadier Sahgal was a member of the National Task Force on Net Assessment and Simulation, under India’s National Security Council and a consultant with DRDO, and continues to support Council through consultancy assignments. To add, He recently finished a monograph on Strategic Stability in South Asia for Sandia Laboratories, USA. He conducts simulation and strategic games at IDS, the Ministry of Defense, National Defense College, College of Defense Management, and other international clients. He is member of many Track 1.5 and 2 initiatives.

Head of the Center for Strategic Studies and Simulation, United Services Institute of India, and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. His research comprises scenario planning workshops, geopolitical and strategic assessments related to Asian security, and issues concerning nuclear doctrine and strategic stability in South Asia. 

Being an Author has written extensively on Indian relations with China and Central Asia, and conducted net-assessment studies on Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and the Asia-Pacific region. Also, His publications include co-authored books and net assessments for the IDS, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), and the Indian National Security Council (NSC), among other clients.

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