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India's Doctrine Puzzle
Limiting War in South Asia

ISBN 9780367176785
Published April 25, 2019 by Routledge India
260 Pages

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Book Description

The balance of power in South Asia is tenuous. Neighbouring states with nuclear arsenal pose a serious threat in times of conflict and the danger of escalation into a nuclear holocaust in South are ever-present.This book locates the change in India‘s war doctrine at the turn of the century, following the Kargil War in 1999 between India and Pakista

Table of Contents

Foreword Lt. Gen. (Retd.) V. R. Raghavan. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Puzzling Over Doctrine 2. The Limited War Concept 3. Doctrinal Change 4. The Structural Factor 5. The Political Factor 6. The Organisational Factor 7. The Puzzle Resolved? Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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