Right man at the right place is the most devastating weapon.
So goes a saying of the American Special Forces.
Sense and soldiering often don’t go hand in hand; in fact, in a Special Force unit, it is taught that bad weather is ideal for surprise and one often hears the remark that a “dark night and inclement weather is a commando’s best friend”.
Join Manisha Kadagathur in conversation with Abhay Sapru, ex-Special Forces and author of In the Valley of Shadows.
In this episode, we unpack
How this book came to be
Deciphering fact from fiction
Brief understanding the mujahideen, fidayeen and the violence at Kashmir
How the Indian Special Forces overcame against adversity
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