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India's Doctrine Puzzle

Limiting War in South Asia, 1st Edition

By Ali Ahmed

Routledge India

260 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027030
HISTORY / Military / Nuclear Warfare
HIS027060
HISTORY / Military / Strategy
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies