Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India
Anit Mukherjee is Assistant Professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution India Center. He has a Ph.D. from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University and was formerly an officer in the Indian Army.
1 Introduction: Democratic Civilian Control 2 Forging the Sword: Civil-Military Relations and Military Effectiveness 3 Convenient Narratives: Historical Evolution of Civil-Military Relations 4 The False Promise of Self-Reliance: The Weapons Procurement Process 5 The Coordinators: India's Unique Approach to Jointness 6 An "In-House" Affair: India's System of Professional Military Education 7 Simply the Best? Officer Promotion and Selection Policies 8 The Best of Intentions: Defense Planning in India 9 Tumultuous Times: The Contemporary Discourse on Civil-Military Relations 10 Conclusion: Civilian Control and Military Effectiveness