Conversation with a reputed Service Chief and an IAS officer

Belated though it is, readers of this blog may want to see and hear a “conversation” the 6th Goa Arts and Literature Festival Dec 10-12, 2015, scheduled between former Navy chief Admiral Arun Prakash, an ex-IAS official who was in Vajpayee’s PMO, Shakti Sinha, and myself. The contents of my book — ‘Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)’ was the subject. A video of this event is available at

About Bharat Karnad

Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, he was Member of the (1st) National Security Advisory Board and the Nuclear Doctrine-drafting Group, and author, among other books of, 'Nuclear Weapons and Indian Security: The Realist Foundations of Strategy', 'India's Nuclear Policy' and most recently, 'Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)'. Educated at the University of California (undergrad and grad), he was Visiting Scholar at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, the Shanghai Institutes of International Studies, and Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC.
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1 Response to Conversation with a reputed Service Chief and an IAS officer

  1. &^%$#@! says:

    Since when did Arun Prakash become a “reputed Service chief”?

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