Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
6) In what way external state and non-state actors create problems to India’s internal security? Discuss.(250 words)
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Why this question:
The question is direct from the static portions of GS paper III.
Key demand of the question:
Explain in detail the role of way external state and non-state actors and in what way they pose threat to the internal security of the country.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In brief define who are external state and non- state actors.
Explain that India has been facing challenges on the front of internal security since independence from various state and non-state actors. Politico-social and economic sphere of sovereign state has been controlled by the popular elected government. But peace and security can be disturbed by some external and non-state actor, through various means and ways.
Discuss who are state and non-state actors, what are the various challenges posed by them for the Indian internal security.
Conclude by stating what needs to be done to overcome the challenges.