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Published on 17 Oct 2014 | over 3 years ago

India is the second most populated country in the world, but a headcount like that doesn't necessarily mean they possess formidable military force. So how much power does India really have? Is this rapidly growing nation a threat to other countries?

Learn More:
India as a Great Power: Know Your Own Strength
www.economist.com/news/briefing/21574458-india-poised-become-one-four-largest-military-powers-world-end
"India is poised to become one of the four largest military powers in the world by the end of the decade."

The 40 Biggest Economies in the World
www.businessinsider.com/largest-economies-world-gdp-2013-6 (economic size)
A chart from Oppenheimer Asset Management Strategy and The World Bank

Global Firepower: Military Strength Comparison Results
www.globalfirepower.com/countries-comparison-detail.asp (military stats)
"An analytical display of data concerning today's world military powers."

India's Maritime Military Strategy
www.scribd.com/doc/31917366/India-s-Maritime-Military-Strategy
"Current projections indicate that India will be among the foremost centres of power -- economic, technological and cultural, in the coming decades."

Military Action, Diplomatic Threats Between India and Pakistan in Kashmir
time.com/3489191/military-action-diplomatic-threats-between-india-and-pakistan-in-kashmir/
"Border skirmishes are common between the South Asian neighbors, but the weeklong confrontation is the most serious such escalation in nearly a decade."

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How Powerful is North Korea?
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