Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3, July-September 2016
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  • This issue includes research articles on the Chinese maritime militia; India’s growing importance in Japan’s geo-strategic outlook; and observations on UN peace keeping with a focus on UNIFIL. It also features a perspective on Golden Bird, a counter-insurgency operation conducted by the Army in 1995, along with four book reviews.



    Perspective Operation Golden Bird: Revisiting Counter-Insurgency on the India-Myanmar Border
    Rumel Dahiya


    The Chinese Maritime Militia: A Perfect Swarm?
    Michael D. Armour

    India in Japan’s Geo-strategic Outlook
    Titli Basu

    UNIFIL: The Many Challenges of Successful Peacekeeping
    A.K. Bardalai

    Book Reviews

    Die in Battle, Do not Despair: The Indians on Gallipoli 1915, by Peter Stanley
    Adil Chhina

    The US Pivot and Indian Foreign Policy: Asia’s Evolving Balance of Power, by Harsh V. Pant and Yogesh Joshi
    Niranjan Chandrashekhar Oak

    Revisiting Nuclear India: Strategic Culture and (In) Security Imaginary, by Runa Das
    S. Samuel C. Rajiv

    Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse by Paul Staniland
    Shyam Hari P.

    Guidelines for Contributors