Mohan Malik, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. He is the author of China and India as Global Powers: Back to the Future? (forthcoming), Dragon on Terrorism, The Gulf War: Australia’s Role and Asian-Pacific Responses, co-editor of Religious Radicalism and Security in South Asia, and editor of Australia’s Security in the 21st Century, The Future Battlefield, and Asian Defence Policies.The views expressed here do not reflect the official policy or position of the Center or the U.S. Department of Defense.
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