This volume brings together original essays by internationally renowned scholars who provide a wide-ranging examination of national security in India. They discuss strategic and foreign policy issues that lie at the heart of Indias security concerns in todays world order. The book charts Indias growth from a poor, developing country to a middle-ranking nuclear power and examines its position in a US-dominated world order. It then looks at Indias relations with its nuclear neighboursChina and Pakistan and explores possibilities of nuclear risk-reduction in the South Asian region. The volume ends with two essays on Subrahmanyams contribution to the security debate and a select bibliography of his writings.