December 25, 2019

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CDS was needed. But Modi govt also creating Department of Military Affairs is a big bonus

The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by PM Narendra Modi formally approved the post of Chief of Defence Staff Tuesday, and in the process, carried out a long-pending and major defence reform by creating an additional Department of Military Affairs in the Ministry of Defence and the...

All Things Policy: 2019 in Review: The Indian Economy

How has the Indian economy fared in 2019? From agricultural output to the GDP calculations, Apurva Kumar, Pranay Kotasthane, and Anupam Manur try to figure out the year’s hits and misses. Subscribe and listen to the podcast on: iTunes Castbox...

Book Review: Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy since 1949

M. Taylor Fravel, Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 2019, 396 pp., US $35.00 (hardcover), ISBN 9780691152134 “Active Defence: China’s Military Strategy since 1949.” Strategic Analysis, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print), pp. 1–2 Read here…