Chapter in Books

“India’s Nuclear Force Structure 2025”, chapter in Regional Voices on the Challenges of Nuclear Deterrence Stability in Southern Asia,CEIP, Washington, D.C., June 2016. 

“Nuclear Weaponisation and its Impact on Inter-Service Relations”, chapter in Nuclearisation of South Asia, ICSSR-JNU project, forthcoming.

“The Role of Think Tanks in National Security Policy Making”, chapter in Does India Think Strategically, Happymon Jacob (ed.), (RCSS, Colombo, 2014).

“Military Dimensions of the 2002 India-Pakistan Standoff – Planning and Preparation for Land Operations”, chapter in The India-Pakistan Military Standoff: Crisis and Escalation in South Asia, Zachary S. Davis (ed.), (Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, 2011.

“Nuclear Weapons States Outside NPT: Trends and Responses”, chapter jointly with Monika Chansoria in Nuclear Disarmament: India-EU Perspectives, V. R. Raghavan (ed.), (Delhi Policy Group-Vij Books India Pvt Ltd., 2011).

“India’s Nuclear Deterrence”, chapter in In the National Interest: A Companion Volume, Santosh Kumar (ed.), a project commissioned by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, undertaken by Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), (ICRIER and BS Books, New Delhi, 2011).

“Conventional Military Threats to India’s National Security”, chapter in In the National Interest: A Companion Volume, Santosh Kumar (ed.), a project commissioned by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, undertaken by Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), (ICRIER and BS Books, New Delhi, 2011).

“A Strategic Perspective on India-Myanmar Relations”, chapter in Myanmar/Burma: Inside Challenges, Outside Interests, Lex Rieffel (ed.), (Brookings Institution Press, Washington D.C., 2010).

“Impact of National Nuclear Doctrine on Disarmament Policy”, chapter in India and Global Nuclear Disarmament, V. R. Raghavan (ed.), (Delhi Policy Group-Macmillan, New Delhi, 2010).

“Impact of National Nuclear Doctrine on Disarmament Policy”, chapter in India and Global Disarmament, (Delhi Policy Group and Macmillan, New Delhi, 2009).

“China’s Emerging Military Doctrine: Limited War under Conditions of Informationisation”, chapter in South Asia Defence and Strategy Yearbook 2009, Col (Retd) Harjeet Singh (ed.), (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2009).

"China's Strategic Thinking and Military Doctrine", chapter in India’s National Security Annual Review 2008, Satish Kumar (ed.), (National Security Council Secretariat, New Delhi, 2008.)

“China’s Military Modernisation and its Implications for Indian Security”, chapter in “The New Asian Power Dynamic”, Maharajkrishna Rasgotra (ed.), (Sage Publications and Observer research Foundation, New Delhi, 2007).

“China’s Defence Strategy and Military Posture”, chapter in Asian Defence Review 2007, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (Knowledge World and Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi, 2007.)

“Defence Postures and Force Levels”, chapter in India’s National Security Annual Review 2007, Satish Kumar (ed.), (National Security Council Secretariat, New Delhi, 2008.)

“Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Indian Army’s Modernisation Programme”, chapter in SP’s Military Yearbook 2006-07, Jayant Baranwal (ed.), (SP’s Guide Publications, New Delhi, 2007).

“India’s Security Concerns and Prospects for Strategic Stability”, chapter in South Asia Defence and Strategy Yearbook 2007, Col (Retd) Harjeet Singh (ed.), (Panchsheel, New Delhi, 2007). 

“Indian Special Forces: Employment in a Changing Strategic Scenario”, chapter in Special Forces: Doctrine, Structures and Employment Across the Spectrum of Conflict in the Indian Context, Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi (ed.), (Centre for Land Warfare Studies and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 2006).

“Changing Nature of Warfare”, chapter in Defence Planning in India, General V. P. Malik and Brig Vinod Anand (eds.), (Observer Research Foundation and Manas Publishers, 2006).

“Defence Planning in India”, chapter in SP’s Military Yearbook 2005-6, Jayant Baranwal (ed.), (SP’s Guide Publications, New Delhi, 2006).

“Biological Warfare Agents: Defining the Threat”, chapter in Bio-terrorism and Bio-Defence, P. R. Chari and Suba Chandran (eds.), (Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and Manohar Publishers, New Delhi, 2005).

“Budgetary Aspects: Trends, Pragmatic Projections and Allocations and Revamping of Current Procurement and other Procedures”, chapter in Army 2020: Shape, Size, Structure and General Doctrine for Emerging Challenges, Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi (ed.), (Centre for Land Warfare Studies and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 2005).

“Indian Army’s Role in Nation Building”, chapter in SP’s Military Yearbook 2004-05, Jayant Baranwal (ed.), (SP’s Guide Publications, New Delhi, 2005).

“Race to the Swift: War on the Ground”, chapter in Military-Strategic Dimensions of Iraq War, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (Centre for Air Power Studies and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 2003).

“AirLand Operations”, chapter in Air Power and Joint Operations, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (Centre for Air Power Studies and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 2003).

“Cooperating for Peace”, chapter in Asian Security in the 21st Century, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (IDSA and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 1999).

“Pakistan’s Military Defeat”, chapter in Kargil ’99: Pakistan’s Fourth War, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (IDSA and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 1999).

“Marginalisation of the United Nations: Impact of the Kosovo Conflict”, chapter in Asian Strategic Review 1999, Jasjit Singh (ed.), (IDSA and Knowledge World, New Delhi, 1999).