Book Details

Book title: National Security Challenges: Young Scholar`s Perspective
Author(s): Ramandeep Singh Sandhu & Manjari Singh
ISBN: 9789390095049
Publication Year: 2020
Binding: HB
Pages: 228
Price: Rs. 995 Rs. 746
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ABOUT THE BOOK

National security is paramount for an all inclusive development. Along with a holistic approach in place, there is an urgent need to first recognise the challenges to national security of the country. National Security Challenges: Young Scholars’ Perspective – a tribute to Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw from the youth of the country – primarily deals with India`s national security challenges from a hardcore, predominantly traditional security point of view.

The main aim of the book is to develop strategic thinking amongst the youth of this country. To provide a suitable platform to the university students, CLAWS has initiated an unprecedented pan-India essay competition – Field Marshal Manekshaw Essay Competition (FMMEC). The book is the outcome of an overwhelming response to the competition over past two years, and 12 select essays have been compiled, edited, and published.

Dealing with wide range of subjects from conceptual understandings, threats and challenges emanating from technological advancements, to learning from national, regional and global experiences; the book provides a fresh approach to the subject. It also gives a sneak peek into what the youth of India feels about national security in the form of policy recommendations.

To boost the morale of the young authors and university students, the book carries messages from Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Hon’ble National Security Advisor and Chief of the Army Staff. 

ABOUT Author

Colonel Ramandeep Singh Sandhu is a Gunner Officer from the 9 Para Field Regiment. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC). He is presently a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS). He is a Paratrooper and an Aviator who has also been awarded the COAS Commendation Card. He has served in various appointments and has been an avid writer from a young age. He has a keen interest in National and International politics as has been a Topper of his course in his graduation.

Dr. Manjari Singh is an Associate Fellow at Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) and she obtained her doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for her thesis on Sustainable Development in Jordan. Dr. Singh is a SYLFF Fellow and specializes in sustainable development and the Middle East. Her research papers have appeared in various international journals. She has co-authored Persian Gulf 2018: India`s Relations with the Region (Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan) and has co-edited Islamic Movements in the Middle East: Ideologies, Practices and Political Participation (New Delhi: Knowledge World). She also serves as Assistant Editor of Contemporary Review of the Middle East (Sage Publications) and Former Managing Editor of CLAWS Journal (KW Publishers).