National Security Vol. I Issue I | August 2018
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National Security is a policy-oriented academic publication of the Vivekananda International Foundation. It focuses on understanding the principal issues and trends in India’s increasingly complex national security environment. National Security hopes to provide holistic analysis and informed debates keeping such a meaning in view. It would be forum for top thinkers, policy experts, and academics. It also hopes to meet the needs of an international readership that is increasingly interested in India’s security policies as its role in world affairs grows. Four issues would be published annually – one every three months and would be available on the net.

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Contents : Vol. I Issue I | August 2018


Two-Front War: What Does it Imply? | N C Vij, R K Dhowan, K K Nohwar & Krishan Varma


Securing the Nation: The Indispensability of Institutional Synergy | Arvind Gupta


Ruling from the Shadows: The Political Predominance of the Military in Pakistan | Tilak Devasher

CPEC at Three: Mapping Progress, Stakeholders and Sustainability | Prateek Joshi

Transition in the Middle East: Transition to What? | James M. Dorsey

”Quad” from the Japanese Perspective | Yasushi Tomiyama

Looking Further East: India’s Engagement with the Pacific Island States | Asha Sundaramurthy

Book Reviews

My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir by Jagmohan, Allied Publishers, 1991 | Satish Chandra

The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace by A. S. Dulat, Aditya Sinha & Asad Durrani, Harper Collins, 2018 | C D Sahay & Prateek Joshi

India’s National Security: Annual Review 2016-17, Edited by Satish Kumar, Routledge, 2018 | Arvind Gupta

India, China, and the World: A Connected History by Tansen Sen, Oxford University Press, 2018 | Gunjan Singh


Statement to Parliament on Nuclear Tests in Pokhran:Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 27/05/1998

“Evolution of India’s Nuclear Policy” Paper laid in Parliament by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 27/05/1998

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