Challenges And Variables
Avinash Godbole
.. by Satish Kumar .., 2015, 576 pp., 880
March 2015, volume 39, No 3

In general, national security is the sum total of the stability of the state and is measured using indicators of military security, economic security, resource security, regime steadiness, social order and a general sense of wellbeing. In case of a large developing democratic country like India, national security is subject to more variables than the standard definition of this term and it also includes, history, regional order, systemic structures anarchy or otherwise, neighbours and interactions, interests of external actors and the interplay of these variables with other details that fall under the grand rubric of national interest.

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