Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 13, No. 4, October-December 2019
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  • This issue features insightful articles on the lessons from the UK’s defence privatisation experience for India, the importance of ethics vis-à-vis the armed forces, the latest Chinese DF-41 missile and its impact on the country’s nuclear deterrence, and a new conceptual framework for peacekeeping. Also included are four book reviews.

    Contents

    Editorial

    Focus

    The Long-term Effects of UK Defence Privatisation: Lessons for India?
    -- Jonathan S. Swift

    Understanding Ethical Behaviour towards Better Institutional Functioning in the Armed Forces
    -- Ankush Banerjee

    China’s DF-41 Ballistic Missile Deployment and the Impact on its Nuclear Deterrence
    -- M.S. Prathibha

    A Conceptual Framework for Assessing Traditional Peace Operations
    -- A.K. Bardalai

    Book Review

    Why We Fight, by Mike Martin
    -- Kishore Kumar Khera

    The McMahon Line: A Century of Discord, by J.J. Singh
    -- Vivek Chadha

    Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of Pakistani Taliban, by Mona Kanwal Sheikh
    -- Smruti S. Pattanaik

    Gilgit-Baltistan and its Saga of Unending Human Rights Violations, by Alok Bansal
    -- Zainab Akhtar

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