8 July 2011
Jawaharlal Nehru and the Chief of Defence Staff
In this brief, the authors dwell on the Chief of Defense Staff controversy by discussing a little-known letter written by India’s first Governor-General Mountbatten. The authors argue that the recent decision to appoint a committee to review defence reforms in India is a step in the right direction.
© 2011 Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
V P Malik, Anit Mukherjee