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Will chief of defence staff be a game-changer?


Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced, in his Independence Day speech, creation of the office of the chief of defence staff above the chiefs of the three forces for better coordination and efficiency. (Photo: PTI)

  • Recommendation for chief of defence staff was made nearly two decades ago
  • Advance militaries such as the US and China have chief of defence staff
  • Both the US and China follow theatre command structure for better efficiency

Pending for nearly two decades, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a go-ahead for creation of the office of the chief of defence staff. PM Modi, in his Independence ...


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