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Between Effectiveness and Control: Civil-Military Relations in India

Has civilian control of the military in India hampered military effectiveness?

Ankit Panda
Between Effectiveness and Control: Civil-Military Relations in India
Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) is joined by Anit Mukherjee, an assistant professor in the South Asia programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore and author of the recent book The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Military in India. The episode covers the evolution of civil-military relations in India.

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