Peter A. Garretson is an International Affairs Fellow in India at Council on Foreign Relations. He currently serves as the chief, future science and technology exploration, for the U.S. Air Force.
In 1992, RAND published an interpretive essay by Dr. George Tanham, an American defense analyst, on the historicaland cultural factors that have shaped India’s strategic thinking. The essay is important because it highlighted and reinforced particular sensitive criticisms which continue to form the basis of significant Indian self-examination and self-justification. This paper reviews Tanham’s majorREAD MORE