The book uses Samuel Huntington's ideas on military professionalism and Peter Feaver's discussion of military expertise in the American context as the theoretical framework for addressing similar issues that have emerged in debates on Indian civil-military relations. Moreover, it also includes a serious focus on the role of the Indian military in counterinsurgency operations and the impact of Indian nuclear strategy on the relationship between civilians and the military in India. Most books on the subject have failed to address issues that emerge when there is a contestation in civil-military functions; this book seeks to fill that gap.
|The Evolution of India's Higher Defense Organization|
|Nuclear Weapons Development in a Strategic Vacuum|
|The Effects of Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons on Civil-Military Relations in India|
|The Indian Military's Role in Unconventional Operations|