IDSA Panel discussion on ‘Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)’

IDSA held a panel discussion on my book — ‘Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)’on May 18 involving RADM Raja Menon (Retd), Shakti Sinha, ex-IAS and former private secretary to prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, V. Siddhartha, former Technology adviser, MOD, and Jayant Prasad, IFS, and currently DG, IDSA. It was a vigorous and interesting discussion and an audio record of it is available at:’s-book

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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3 Responses to IDSA Panel discussion on ‘Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)’

  1. India Joins MTCR.Now India can buy missile components and get technology from anywhere in the world.No need for any further Russian help!!!


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