Ferocity of animosity? B.K. Sharma, director of the United Service Institution of India and Valdai Club expert
One of the most celebrated generals in human history, Sun Tzu, implored his followers to know the enemy and try to subdue it without fighting. His seminal work, ‘The Art of War’, is still included in the curricula of many military academies around the world and yet the number and scale of conflicts is on the increase. Is it even possible to retire war as a means of politics? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Major General (Retd) B.K. Sharma, director of the United Service Institution of India and an expert at the Valdai Discussion Club.