The National Identity IV: India’s Original “Cold Start”

The day the Indian military nearly went rouge

Arun Singh strode away into the mountains of Almora, the heartland of Kumaon. If it felt like a betrayal of his close friend Rajiv Gandhi, it was at least a decision taken with a heavy heart. Thrice, he had been persuaded by Prime Minister Gandhi to continue as Minister of State for defense, but with the weight of the Bofors scandal sagging shoulders in the Ministry of Defense, he thought it was best to go. He had wrenched himself away to an altogether




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I write long form articles on military history, global military affairs, strategic affairs, geopolitics, and author the India focused National Identity series

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