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Lieutenant Colonel Brian K. Hedrick is a U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer specializing in South Asia, and is currently serving as the Military Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia at the State Department. He previously served as the Deputy Chief and Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation in New Delhi, India; the Defense and Army Attaché to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; and as the South Asia Program Director at U.S. Army, Pacific. He also had operational assignments in Bosnia, Germany, and South Korea. Lieutenant Colonel Hedrick holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Applied Mathematics from the University of New Mexico; an M.S. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the University of Madras, India; and a M.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a graduate of the Indian Defense Services Staff College and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
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Authored by Lieutenant Colonel Brian K. Hedrick.
India’s defense establishment is undergoing an unprecedented transformation as it seeks to (1) modernize its military, (2) obtain “strategic partnerships” with the United States and other nations, and (3) expand its influence in the Indian Ocean and beyond.