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By Stephen P. Cohen,Sunil Dasgupta

India has lengthy been influenced to modernize its army, and it now has the assets. yet up to now, the force to rebuild has lacked a serious component—strategic army making plans. India's strategy of arming with no strategic objective is still potential, in spite of the fact that, because it seeks great-power lodging of its upward thrust and doesn't are looking to look threatening. What should still we expect from this attempt sooner or later, and what are the most probably ramifications? Stephen Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta solution these the most important questions in a booklet so well timed that it reached quantity at the nonfiction bestseller record in India.

"Two years after the ebook of Arming with out Aiming, our view is that India's strategic restraint and its consequent institutional association stay in position. we don't are looking to expect that India's military-strategic restraint will final ceaselessly, yet we do anticipate that the deeper difficulties in Indian protection coverage will proceed to decelerate army modernization."—from the preface to the paperback edition

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