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India's Neighbourhood: The Armies of South Asia

Vishal Chandra, Editor
2012

This book is an attempt to examine the role, relevance and status of the armies in the ever dynamic socio-political...read more

 
Net Security Provider: India’s Out-of-Area Contingency Operations

IDSA Task Force Report
2012

The report analyses previous deployments of the Indian military outside its borders, including in United...read more

 
Asian Defense Spending, 2000–2011

David J. Berteau, Guy Ben-Ari, Joachim Hofbauer, Priscilla Hermann, Sneha Raghavan
2012

This report analyzes the defense budgets of the five countries with the largest defense budgets in Asia:...read more

 
Crime Wars: Gangs, Cartels and U.S. National Security

Colonel Robert Killebrew, USA (Ret.), Jennifer Bernal
2010

As illustrated by the unprecedented violence in Mexico, drug trafficking groups have evolved to not only...read more

 
Responsible Transition: Securing U.S. Interests in Afghanistan Beyond 2011

Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA (Ret.)
2010

The summer of 2011, when U.S. troops will begin to draw down in Afghanistan, will mark a watershed in...read more

 
Beyond Borders: Developing Comprehensive National Security Policies to Address Complex Regional Challenges

Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Brian Burton
2010

To confront many of the national security challenges facing the United States and its allies today, the...read more

 
Robotic Skies: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and the Strategic Defense of Japan

Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Paul S. Giarra
2010

Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities, which are strategically important in peacetime,...read more

 
Grand Strategy for India 2020 and Beyond

V. Krishnappa and Princy Marin George
2012

This volume presents perspectives on cross-cutting issues of importance to India’s grand strategy in...read more

 
Israel’s National Security Amidst Unrest in the Arab World

Ephraim Inbar
2012

Despite all the optimism, the Arab uprisings have emphasized the shifting regional balance of power toward...read more

 
India’s Neighbourhood: Challenges in the Next Two Decades

Rumel Dahiya and Ashok K. Behuria
2012

The chapters in the book take a prospective look at India's neighbourhood, as it may evolve by 2030....read more

 
Beyond Afghanistan: A Regional Security Strategy for South and Central Asia

David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Andrew M. Exum, Matthew Irvine
2011

The United States is at a strategic inflection point in South and Central Asia. The death of Osama bin...read more

 
Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity

David W Barno, Nora Bensahel, Travis Sharp
2011

This report outlines the ends, ways and means of US defense strategy under a range of budgetary constraints....read more

 
Prepared for Future Threats? US Defence Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific Region

Xenia Dormandy
2012

This report addresses two questions: are America’s defense alliances and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific...read more

 
India-US Defence Trade Relations: Trends and Challenges

Uma Purushothaman
2012

Indo-US relations have seen a qualitative change since the end of the Cold War because of greater strategic...read more

 
China Year Book 2011

Mandip Singh
2012

An annual publication from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), The China Year Book...read more

 
The Unfinished Crisis: US Crisis Management after the 2008 Mumbai Attacks

Polly Nayak and Michael Krepon
2012

This case study is the first detailed account of US crisis management after the 2008 Mumbai attacks,...read more

 
Reflections on Defence Security in East Asia

Desmond Ball
2012

This paper recounts the East Asian experience with the construction of Defence-related architecture to...read more

 
India's Cyber Security Challenges

IDSA Task Force Report
2012

Cyberspace as an independent theatre of war is about attacks that compromise the capability to use these...read more

 
Drug Trafficking in India: A Case for Border Security

Pushpita Das
2012

Proximity to the largest producers of heroin and hashish-the Golden Triangle and Golden Crescent (Afghanistan-Pakistan-Iran)...read more

 
Conflict, Security and the Reshaping of Society : The Civilization of War

Dal Lago , Alessandro & Palidda, Salvatore
2010

This book is an examination of the effect of contemporary wars (such as the 'War on Terror') on civil...read more

 

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