‘The Indian Libertarian’ was a fortnightly journal, founded in 1954 by Indian liberal, Ranchhoddas Bhuvan Lotwala, and edited by his daughter Kusum R Lotwala. This edition (Vol. 10, No. 16) of the journal was published on November 15, 1962. The Sino-Indian border conflict and India’s decision to retaliate is covered in the editorial. The editorial also discusses the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Sino-indian border conflict and its escalation into an all out invasion by China is discussed by M A Venkata Rao in ‘The Demands and Lessons of War’. The fallacies inherent in India’s approach to dealing with China is examined by M N Tholal in ‘Self- Preservation or Non – Alignment?’. Rabindranath Tagore’s personal perspective on nationalism is examined by A Ranganathan in ‘Tagore’s Humanistic Approach To Indian Nationalism’. This volume also contains an Economic Supplement, book reviews and news reports.