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Lieutenant General P K Singh, PVSM, AVSM, (Retd) - Fair Observer. New Delhi, India, IN

Lieutenant General P K Singh, PVSM, AVSM, (Retd) Lieutenant General P K Singh, PVSM, AVSM, (Retd)

Director of United Service Institution of India | Fair Observer

New Delhi, India, INDIA

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Former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief South Western Command and Colonel Commandant, Regiment of Artillery, PK is now the Director of United Service Institution of India, a leading defense and strategy organization founded in 1870. He is advising Fair Observer in issues pertaining to India, international relations, and the strategies of great powers.

During a military career spanning 41 years, he saw active service in the Western, Northern, and North Eastern theatres including the 1971 Indo-Pak War, and held several critical command and staff appointments. He was also the Deputy Director General of Military Intelligence overseeing the Foreign Division at the Army Headquarters and was instrumental in shaping India’s military diplomacy.

PK is not just a decorated soldier but a noted scholar. He has numerous graduate qualifications and was a member of the Faculty at the Defense Service Staff College in Wellington, the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, the School of Artillery in Devlali, and the Computer Technology Wing of the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering in Mhow.

Industry Expertise (6)

International Affairs Government Relations Government Administration Think Tanks Media - Online International Trade and Development

Areas of Expertise (5)

Politics in India Dealing With Crises in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Military Perspectives Afghanistan - Pakistan Relations International Relations Peacekeeping

Accomplishments (3)

Advisor – Fair Observer (professional)

Fair Observer is a multimedia, multidisciplinary, multinational platform that provides analysis of issues, events, and trends of global significance. Fair Observer brings clarity to the complex and dynamic world we live in. Our aim is to provide a platform for voices from different disciplines, various philosophies and many parts of the world. Our goal is to give you a 360° view of the world, with a plurality of perspectives, with diversity and debate, and with the story behind the story.

Director – United Service Institution of India (professional)

The United Service Institution of India (USI) is a unique institution with unequalled expertise in the field of national security and matters pertaining to defence services. It has built an outstanding reputation over the last 140 years. The USI has ongoing bilateral dialogues with similar institutes in many countries and it is expanding.

Council Member – Indian Council of World Affairs (professional)

The Indian Council of World Affairs was established in 1943 by a group of Indian intellectuals as a think tank. By an Act of Parliament in 2001, the Indian Council of World Affairs has been declared an institution of national importance. It is devoted exclusively for the study of international relations and foreign affairs.

Education (2)

University of Madras: MSc

University of Madras: M Phil.

Event Appearances (6)

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS

Peacekeeping Vision 2015: Capabilities for Future Mandates  New Delhi, India

2011-04-06

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS

Fifth India-NATO Dialogue: From Convergence to Cooperation  New Delhi, India

2011-02-01

Stabilizing Af-Pak through Regional Cooperation

Fifth India-NATO Dialogue: From Convergence to Cooperation  New Delhi, India

2011-02-01

Panel Chair: EU and India Contribution to UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding – Principles for a Common Effort

India-EU Forum on Effective Multilaterilism  New Delhi, India

2009-10-09

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTORY ADDRESS

Fourth India‐NATO Dialogue  New Delhi, India

2010-02-01

Panel Chair: Af‐Pak Strategy: Issues and Implications

Fourth India‐NATO Dialogue  New Delhi, India

2010-02-01

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