Hot pursuit: NSA Doval to visit Myanmar to scale up war on rebels

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, the mastermind behind the audacious headline-hogging operation that liquidated militants along the India-Myanmar border this week, is set to visit Myanmar soon to explore “joint action” against insurgents by the two countries.

Mr Doval will be visiting Myanmar at the invitation of Major General (Retd) Aung Min, Minister in President Thein Sein’s office.

During his meeting with Myanmar’s leadership, Mr Doval is expected to offer intelligence support to the Myanmar government in fighting insurgents and seek stronger coordinated action against anti-India insurgent groups in Myanmar. Considering the limited capability of the Myanmar Army, he will also carry satellite images as well as communication intercepts of anti-India insurgent camps in Myanmar to help Yangon take action against th

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Army’s hot pursuit of rebels inside Myanmar signals tough policy on terror

The attacks on Indians anywhere is simply not on. In a sign of India’s muscular and proactive policy to eliminate terrorists across the borders, Special Forces of the Indian Army, in coordination with Air Force, carried out surgical strikes inside Myanmar and killed nearly 20 of the insurgents responsible for attacking a convoy of 6 Dogra regiment of the Indian Army on June 4.

The attack in Manipur had killed 20 soldiers and injured 15 and was believed to be the deadliest attack on the Indian Army in over two decades.

The operation was carried out along the India-Myanmar International border. 21 Special Commandoes – a unit under Kolkata-based Eastern Command Headquarters- along with troops of Assam Rifles, handpicked by Delhi, went deep inside Myanmar and destroyed two camps of NSCN(K) and KYKL terror outfits hiding after their attacks in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh last week.

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