This book, is not only relevant to the times but is an argument for the PMF and CAPF to sharpen and hone its skills for it to perform the role it is cut out to. With key recommendations and analysis, the author charts out clear road maps for each constituent of the PMF and CAPF in better execution of their tasks in these critical times. The PMF and CAPF, today, occupy India national security landscape. It has to become a viable national security instrument to enable its armed forces to provide deterrence to a rising China, increasingly cohorting militarily with Pakistan. Will the PMF and CAPF be the phalanx it is meant to be?