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    • Indigenous Historical Knowledge: Kautilya and His Vocabulary
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      This book is the first in a series of three volumes on “Kautilya and His Vocabulary” as a part of the “Indigenous Historical Knowledge” project undertaken by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. The edited volumes contain select papers presented in a series of workshop, national and international seminars organised by the institute. The project is an attempt to trace, look into, analyse and relate with the indigenous strategic thinking in India. These volumes aim at initiating the study, internalisation, spread and consolidation of Kautilya’s Arthashastra in the strategic domain. The four focus themes in the three volumes are foreign policy, intelligence, war and internal security as they relate to contemporary times.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-849-1,
      • Price: ₹. 695.00
      • E-copy available
    • Air Power and National Security: Indian Air Force Evolution, Growth and Future
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      In over a century since the first manned flight, air power has made spectacular progress. Every conflict since World War II has seen an increasingly bigger role of air power, but despite this, to a general reader, air power continues to be esoteric. The study highlights major air power lessons of all the major conflicts, and explains air power roles and missions. It frankly yet fairly discusses the somewhat contentious subject of air power in support of surface forces and traces the IAF’s contribution in war and peace in the last 68 years since independence. It critically examines if use of air power in the Indian subcontinent is indeed escalatory.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-853-8
      • E-copy available
    • Delhi Dialogue VII : ASEAN-India Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      This volume is based on the proceedings of Delhi Dialogue VII held in March 2015. It epitomizes the growing dialogue between India and ASEAN at all levels. Delhi Dialogue brings together practitioners, corporate leaders, opinion makers, academics and journalists, every year, to discuss a wide range of issues of common interest and concern that animate the India - ASEAN relationship. Discussions held at the Delhi Dialogue, subsequent to ASEAN Commemorative Summit issuing the ‘Vision Statement’ in 2012, provide a good insight into the likely scenarios and possible trends in the post-2015 era.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-845-3,
      • Price: ₹. 995.00
      • E-copy available
    • China Yearbook 2014
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2014

      An annual publication from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), the China Yearbook is a round-up of events and issues of significance that occurred in China during the past year and covers important developments in the domestic and foreign policy spheres.

      The fourth of the series, the 2014 Yearbook comprises twenty-three chapters spanning diverse yet important events that have occurred with regard to China in the year 2014. The chapters are arranged in five sections.

      • ISBN 978-93-82512-26-4,
      • Price: ₹. 995.00
      • E-copy available
    • Non-Traditional Security Challenges in Asia: Approaches and Responses
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      Asia is challenged by a number of non-traditional security issues including the food–energy–water nexus, climate change, transnational crime, terrorism, disaster relief and economic performance. This volume categorizes and clarifies some key emerging issues in the area and looks at their interconnectedness and implications.

      • ISBN 978-11-3889-253-8,
      • Price: $110.00/-
    • Realising the ASEAN-India Vision for Partnership and Prosperity
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      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 journalists, every year, to discuss a wide range of issues of common interest and concern that animate India - ASEAN relationship . Discussions held at the Delhi Dialogue, subsequent to ASEAN Commemorative issuing the ‘Vision Statement’ in 2012, provide a good insight into the likely scenarios and possible trends in the post-2015 era.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-829-3,
      • Price: ₹.795/-
      • E-copy available
    • Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy

      Publisher: Routledge
      ISBN: 978-1-13-885599-1
      Price: $145.00
      In May 2013, China, India, Japan, Singapore and South Korea (Asia 5) were given status as permanent observers in the Arctic Council. It was a symbolic and significant moment in the history of Arctic affairs. The list of stakeholders in the Arctic has now expanded to include both the Arctic littoral states and the five Asian states. The drivers and policies of these stakeholders on the Arctic vary, but research on climate change, possible changes to the global energy and minerals markets, adherence to international norms like the UNCLOS, and geopolitical considerations are issues of concern.

    • India and South Asia: Exploring Regional Perceptions
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      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 to negative or adversarial perceptions, well-entrenched in the popular psyche. The perception formation in South Asia is an extremely dynamic process and has evolved differently in different countries. Perceptions are not static and often change with the shift in domestic as well as regional and global politics.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-812-5,
      • Price: ₹. 995/-
      • E-copy available
    • Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2015

      Terrorism finance has aptly been termed as the lifeblood of terrorism. Yet, this remains one of the most under researched facets of terrorism. This limitation is even more apparent in the Indian context, despite the fact that the country has faced the scrouge of terrorism and insurgency for over five decades. Lifeblood of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance, is the first book on the subject in an Indian context.

      • ISBN 978-93-84052-18-8,
      • Price: ₹. 599/-
      • E-copy available
    • Core Concerns in Indian Defence and the Imperatives for Reforms
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2014

      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 neighbours in the north and west and a widening spectrum of potential warfare from conventional and strategic to the asymmetric can be ignored at our own peril.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-818-7,
      • Price: ₹. 1095/-
      • E-copy available

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