Indian Defence Review, Volume 24

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Bharat Verma
Lancer Publishers, Dec 19, 2009 - History - 144 pages
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The Big Picture Maoists And The Armed Forces On The Spot Report The Rajapaksa Model: Of Defeating Terror, Securing Peace and National Reconciliation Defense and Aerospace Digest Rheinmetall Thales KMW Arihant: The Annihilator India-Us Relations: Future Trajectory India's Foreign Policy: A Muddle For Sixty Two Years Kargil Controversy: Sorry State Of Higher Defense Management Defense Procurements: Learning From Past Mistakes Defense Psus: The Great Betrayal Defense Purchases: Time India Asserts Itself Incursions, Now And Then Prospects For Democratization In Myanmar: Impact On India Myanmar Going Nuclear China's String of Pearls Vs India's Iron Curtain Bows, Arrows And Nuclear Weapons "Is War Around The Corner?" Return Of Jiang China's Role As Pakistan's Nuclear And Missile Patron Resurrecting Afghanistan Recollections Of The 1971 War The Fragile Af-Pak Policy Some Reflections On Our Defense Policy India's Nuclear Doctrine Line Of Actual Control Or Contention? Pakistan: Dialogue Process Will End Only In Frustration Executive Summary By B Raman Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistani Colony India Should Suspend Work Visas For Chinese October 1: Day Of Mourning Obama Veering Towards Neutrality On Arunachal Pradesh? A Professional Departs

  

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Contents

QUO VADIS 109
7
CATALYST FOR PEACE HARMONY AND BOOK CRITIQUE 124
13
MALACCA STRAIT SECURITY
21
NORTHSOUTH CORRIDOR
31
FORGING THE SWORD AND SHIELD IN TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS IN THE DESIGN
153
INDONEPALESE RELATIONS AND ENHANCING PRODUCITvTTY
179
INDIAS NEXT WAR 69 IMPROVED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
187
THE LION HEARTED JASSA SINGH AHLUWALIA AGAINST TERRORISM
193
PROLIFERATION SECURITY INITIATIVE 95 INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEM
199
DEFENCE PROCUREMENT POLICY 100 Commander GKK Nair
205

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About the author (2009)

Bharat Verma, a former Cavalry Officer is Editor, Indian Defence Review, frequently appears on television as a commentator and is author of the books, Fault Lines and Indian Armed Forces.Two events impacted on me when my mother passed away.I was six-plus.In 1958 I was sent to the Scindia School, Gwalior. Till 1968 this remained my new home. The school equipped me with extraordinary diverse skills.My mother left behind a large library of books. On long school breaks, I devoured them with zeal.Both happenings instilled in me a streak of independence and analytical skills.My father's honesty and integrity left a deep impression on me.By the time I reached Class VII, I was determined to join the Indian Army.During graduation at Indore Christian College, I was fascinated with Political Science and Geopolitics.The President of India was pleased to grant me Commission in the Army in 1972. I joined the 69 Armoured Regiment and later transferred to raise 84 Armoured Regiment. I returned my Commission to the President with gratitude in 1977.Military training instilled in me extraordinary stand-alone capabilities.I am neither a formally trained publisher nor an editor. These skills were learnt on the streets of Delhi. I set up Lancer in 1979, the first dedicated military publishing house in India. Subsequently, I launched Indian Defence Review in 1986.I am the editor since 1998.

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