Chandigarh, December 20
Stressing that a military leader must also have attributes such as honesty, integrity, courage of conviction and high emotional quotient, Air Marshal Kishan Nohwar, former Vice Chief of Air Staff, said out-of-the-box thinking that outsmarts the enemy and the presence of mind to deal with any type of situation are other vital requirements.
Speaking at a panel discussion on “Military Leadership for the Present Day” during the Military Literature Festival here today, he dwelled upon the qualities of intelligence and personal charisma that ought to be in a military leader. Lt Gen DDS Sandhu, former Director General Ordnance Services, expressed concern over military leadership thinking about the past wars and not concentrating on the futuristic scenario. — TNS