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  • Emerging Trends in West Asia: Regional and Global Implications

    2014
    Emerging Trends in West Asia: Regional and Global Implications

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-771-5
    Price: Rs. 995
    The book provides an in-depth assessment of socio-political, economic and strategic trends unfolding in West Asia. It also explores options for India to enhance existing relations with the West Asian region in a much more meaningful manner. The complexities of West Asia have been systematically explored by scholars, diplomats and specialists to advance the understanding of West Asia's political and strategic architecture.
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  • Asian Strategic Review 2014: US Pivot and Asian Security

    2014
    Asian Strategic Review 2014: US Pivot and Asian Security

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-769-2
    Price: Rs. 995
    The “Pivot to Asia” strategy qualifies to be called Obama Doctrine: a part of Obama’s “grand strategy”. This policy may radically redefine not only the US engagement with Asia but also the Asian strategic dynamics. This book looks at various facets of the pivot strategy, to include US, Chinese, regional and country specific perspectives with an aim of providing greater clarity and understanding.
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  • Central Asia: Democracy, Instability and Strategic Game in Kyrgyzstan

    2014
    Central Asia: Democracy, Instability and Strategic Game in Kyrgyzstan

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-752-4
    Price: Rs.995/-
    Central Asia remains both stable and unpredictable after 20 years of its reemergence. The states here continue to undergo complex nation-building process, which is far from complete. The book is an attempt to provide an overview of political and strategic processes at work in the region by taking the case of Kyrgyzstan – tracing the events erupted since 2005 and more after 2010.
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  • Militant Groups in South Asia

    2014
    Militant Groups in South Asia

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-754-8
    Price: Rs.995/-
    This book is an attempt to profile important militant groups presently active in South Asian countries. The threat perception from each group has been covered in this book in details. The book will be useful for further research on militancy, terrorism, radicalisation and security related issues.
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  • India and Africa: Enhancing Mutual Engagement

    2014
    India and Africa: Enhancing Mutual Engagement

    Publisher: Pantagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-751-7
    Price: Rs.795/-
    This book represents an effort to build on existing partnerships between African countries and India and to explore new areas of convergence for mutual engagement. It originated from the First India-Africa Strategic Dialogue hosted by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi in November 2011. It brings together Indian and African perspectives on global, regional and bilateral issues of strategic relevance to both sides.
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  • Stability and Growth in South Asia

    2014
    Stability and Growth in South Asia

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-748-7
    Price: Rs.995/-
    This book examines the forces and processes which have led to relative political stability or unleashed trends in that direction in some countries of South Asia. It also delves into the factors that have stimulated economic growth in some countries, and impeded economic growth in others. Eminent authors from the region examine how far the positive political and economic trends in the region are irreversible or lend themselves to internal convulsions or external influences. There is also a focus on how far inter-state relations within the region have led to stronger intra-regional co-operation, particularly in the economic field.
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  • Developments in the Gulf Region: Prospects and Challenges for India in the Next Two Decades

    2014
    Developments in the Gulf Region: Prospects and Challenges for India in the Next Two Decades

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA)
    ISBN: 978-81-8274-745-6
    Price: Rs. 695/-
    This volumes examines the current emerging social, political, economic and security trends in the Gulf Region and likely trajectory of events and plausible scenarios for the next two decades to help policy makers in India to prepare for a variety of contingencies in a region of immense importance to India.
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  • China Yearbook 2012

    2013
    China Yearbook 2012

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA)
    ISBN: 978-93-82512-03-5
    Price: Rs. 695/-
    An annual publication from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), The China Yearbook 2012 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.
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  • The Islamist Challenge in West Asia: Doctrinal and Political Competitions After the Arab Spring

    2013
    The Islamist Challenge in West Asia: Doctrinal and Political Competitions After the Arab Spring

    Publisher: Pentagon Press
    ISBN 978-81-8274-737-1
    Price: Rs. 695
    Following the Arab Spring, the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) region is witnessing interactions between the various strands of Islamism-Wahhabiya in Saudi Arabia; the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and its affiliates in other Arab countries, and the radical strand represented by Al Qaeda and its associated organisations - in an environment of robust competition and even conflict. This work examines these issues in some details. It provides an overview of the political aspects of Islamic law – the Sharia, as it evolved from early Islam and, over the last two hundred years, experienced the impact of Western colonialism. This book draws on a rich variety of source material which has been embellished by the author’s extensive diplomatic experience in the Arab world over three decades.
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  • Mission Mars: India's Quest for the Red Planet

    Publisher: Springer
    ISBN 978-81-322-1521-9
    Price: 49,99 €
    The objective of the book is to find an answer to the rationale behind the human quest for the Mars exploration. As a comprehensive assessment for this query is undertaken, it is realized that the basic question ‘Why Mars?’ seeks various responses from technological, economic and geopolitical to strategic perspectives.

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