All stories by Group Captain Murli Menon (Retd)
Will Trump go after Pakistan's terrorists?Rediff.com20 Jan 2017
'His secretary of defence nominee, General James Mattis, says he expects Pakistan to take action against terrorists operating from its soil.' 'Any pressure the US can bring on the Pakistani regime terror-wise would pay dividends for India.'
Crisis in Command: The challenges that lie aheadRediff.com7 Jan 2017
'No one needs to lose sleep if a person with better operational credentials supersedes lesser endowed peers,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd).
Cheap media TRP games damage our military's fighting moraleRediff.com5 Oct 2016
'Aspects of escalation control and broad targeting aspects have been discussed by all and sundry.' 'Let us cut the hype for a bit and give a break to our planners and decision makers,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd).
After the surgical strikes, what can we expect?Rediff.com29 Sep 2016
'I feel that any terror strike at this juncture is not on the cards.' 'The reaction would most likely be military in nature and possibly using their special forces or attack helicopters,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd), who spent four years at our embassy in Islamabad.
Time to finish off the ISI!Rediff.com21 Sep 2016
'There has to be strikes on the ISI headquarters to raze it to the ground figuratively and otherwise,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd).
Why not use IAF's fighter fleet for organ transport?Rediff.com16 Aug 2016
By undertaking medical mercy missions, the Indian Air Force will win immense political and national goodwill.
Let us get down to brass tacks on our counter-terror missionRediff.com5 Apr 2016
India cannot aspire for great power status unless our leaders truly understand the meaning of national security. Cricket can wait and so can people to people contacts, book launches and Bollywood camaraderie. Let us get down to brass tacks on our counter-terror mission, says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd).