Issue 12 | March 2008

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Issue Contents


Strategic depth vs strategic breadth Vanni Cappelli
America needs to reframe its strategic approach to the region

No anomaly in the shortage Nitin Pai &? Sushant K Singh?
Why India needs to move towards more capital-intensive armed forces

Securing space on the table Adityanjee?
Responding to a new strategic arms race


On Kosovo; Four stages of a jihadi; Maoists strike in Bhutan; India’s foreign technical aid and loans


PRS Legislative Research: Budget Session 2008


Minimum government, maximum governance Mukul G Asher
The Gujarat model of governance holds lessons for the rest of India


Pinnacle of cynicism V Anantha Nageswaran?
This year’s Union budget takes us back to the bad days of the 70s and 80s

Futures for farmers Karthik Shashidhar?
Good futures markets are essential for farmers’ welfare

Advani’s economic agenda Atanu Dey?
The importance of getting it right


Confessions of a retailer Ravikiran Rao?
A review of Kishore Biyani’s book, It happened in India

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