Naval War College Review


John R. Arpin


During the Cold War, views from the “other side” proved endlessly fascinat- ing to students of international affairs. Books such as The Russians, by Hedrick Smith, and the multiple memoirs of Viktor Suvorov provided insights into thought processes and value systems. Most national-security professionals to- day cannot afford the luxury of focus- ing on one nation or topic. And as a nation, the United States cannot afford to ignore India.