Defense Reforms in India: Slow but Steady Progress

  • Issue Perspective
    Nov 20, 2012

    As an emerging power that the U.S. hopes to look upon as a net provider of security in the Indo-Pacific region, India’s national security decision-making apparatus needs to keep pace with its global ambitions. Despite modest progress in implementing defense reforms, many systemic weaknesses and structural shortcomings remain. In our latest Issue Perspective, Adjunct Fellow Brigadiar (Ret’d) Gurmeet Kanwal examines recent attempts to address some of these deficiencies including the Chandra Committee report.