Col. Jitendra Jung Karki, Nepal Army
Col. (Ret.) Jitendra Jung Karki is the former commanding officer of the Shreenath Battalion in the armed forces of Nepal. He was also assigned to the No. 1 Brigade, which guards the President of Nepal. He served in the Army of Nepal for over 25 years.
Col. Karki commanded an independent company in Nepal during the insurgency period from 2004–2006. He also participated in four UN missions:
- UNIFIL: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon;
- ONUB: United Nations Operation in Burundi;
- UNAMSIL: United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone; and
- MONUC: United Nations Mission DR Congo
Col. Karki has a degree in commerce and is a graduate of the Nepalese Army Command and Staff College. He is an alumnus of the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies at National Defense University, Washington, D.C., USA. NESA promotes itself as “the preeminent U.S. Government institution for building relationships and understanding in the NESA region.”
Col. Karki has published widely on the topic of Invincible Defense Technology, an effective, nonviolent defense strategy endorsed by GUSP. After his retirement from the military, he founded Vedic Security Pvt. Ltd, an organization that promotes Invincible Defense Technology.