By Steven I. Wilkinson

Steven I. Wilkinson explores how India has succeeded in preserving the army out of politics, while such a lot of different international locations have failed. He uncovers the command and keep an eye on suggestions, the cautious ethnic balancing, and the political, international coverage, and strategic judgements that experience made the military secure for Indian democracy.

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