DSD Summer Reading #3

In this series members of the Defence Studies Department share the books they are reading this summer. Click here for part I and part II.  Dr Avinash Paliwal Vinay Sitapati, Half Lion: How P V Narasimha Rao Transformed India (New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2016) This political biography of India’s largely discredited, but immensely transformational prime minister, P V Narasimha Rao,… Read More DSD Summer Reading #3

General Sir John Hackett’s The Third World War: Or, How to Think about a Future War with Russia Today

DR JEFF MICHAELS In the vast majority of cases, scenarios of future war have rarely come to pass as originally envisioned. At least two inter-related reasons can account for this. First, due to the incredibly large number of variables to consider – geopolitical, technical, human, etc. – it is simply impossible to calculate how they… Read More General Sir John Hackett’s The Third World War: Or, How to Think about a Future War with Russia Today