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The US Factor in Sino-Indian Relations: India's Fine Balancing
In the narrative of India-China-US triangular relations, the United States occupies some degree of strategic space notwithstanding the fact that Sino-Indian relations, like Sino-US relations, or for that matter, Indo-US relations have their own dynamics and...

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Core Concerns in Indian Defence and the Imperatives for Reforms
India's current defence imperatives transcend the  ideeological 'defence vs. butter' debate. Even while there may be no profound existential  concerns, the geo-political reality of a deeply troubled neighbourhood, long legacy of border disputes with neighbo...

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Realising the ASEAN-India Vision for Partnership and Prosperity
This volume is based on the proceedings of Delhi Dialogue VI held in March 2014. It epitomizes the growing dialogue between India and ASEAN at all levels. Delhi Dialogue brings together practitioners, corporate leaders, opinion makers, academics and journal...

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ndia and South Asia: Exploring Regional Perceptions
Perceptions play a very significant role in South Asian politics. They have largely shaped and influenced state policies and politics among the South Asian countries, especially in relation to India, over the years. State policies have at times been hostage...

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The Unfinished War in Afghanistan: 2001-2014
This book makes a modest attempt to contribute to the ongoing debate on future challenges for Afghanistan as the largest ever coalition of Western forces prepares to withdraw. It seeks to examine key political developments within Afghanistan over the last o...

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The Other Kashmir: Society, Culture and Politics in the Karakoram Himalayas K. Warikoo
The Karakoram Himalayas have unique geo-political and geo-strategic importance as the boundaries of South and Central Asian countries converge here. Abutting the borders of Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and India and being situated in close proximity to Cent...

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Strategic Himalayas: Republican Nepal and External Powers
The ten years of Maoist insurgency followed by the political vacuum after the abolition of the monarchy and the delay in the drafting of the Constitution has given credence to the role of external powers in shaping the domestic politics in that country. The...

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Understanding India’s Maoists P.V. Ramana
The proscribed Communist Party of India (Maoist), Maoists in short, also known in India as Naxalites, is the most lethal and largest of all such groups. Its ultimate aim is to capture/seize political/state power through protracted people’s war (PPW), on the...

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Unending Violence in Pakistan Analysing the Trends
The Pakistan Project of IDSA consists of a dedicated group of scholars studying Pakistan and watching the unfolding events and analysing the trends from the perspective of its implications for India and the region. “Unending Violence in Pakistan: Analysing ...

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Emerging Trends in West Asia: Regional and Global Implications
The West Asian region has been weathering waves of volatility and instability for the last five years. The political storm that slammed into Tunisia in late 2010 gradually engulfed the entire region under the umbrella of 'Arab Spring'.These developments hav...
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