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Dr. Saras Dwivedi


Is there a clarity about what exactly is required from the Armed Forces in a changing regional and global security environment when national interests are spread across the continent? Big question is that, have we developed capabilities to secure India’s interests that are so varied and dispersed strategically and geographically?

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