India’s Slow Emergence as a Regional Security Actor

June 15, 2017

by Arzan Tarapore

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Washington’s strategic policy rests on the assumption that an increasingly powerful India will also be increasingly active in regional if not global security. Unfortunately, even India’s regional posture will remain limited and its partnership with the United States misaligned because of India’s military threat perceptions, its other relationships, and domestic constituencies that favor policy continuity.