National Security

This series of papers examines critical issues related to India’s defence policy challenges. It focuses on the Indian armed forces’ structures, postures, and processes, and presents policy recommendations to improve India’s military preparedness across domains. The series includes papers at the intersection of Indian foreign and defence policies.

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Abhijnan Rej

Abhijnan Rej is a Fellow in the Strategic Studies Programme. His current research revolves around Indian grand strategy, India’s China and Pakistan policies, and theory and practice of limited wars.

Shashank Joshi

Shashank Joshi is Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute. He is also Senior Policy Fellow at Renewing the Centre, within the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.