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  • India and New Zealand: Emerging Challenges

    2010
    India and New Zealand: Emerging Challenges

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    ISBN 81-86019-82-0
    Rs. 500
    Free E-Copy Available
    The book is an attempt to highlight contemporary global issues and discuss them in the context of the role of India and New Zealand in dealing with those emerging challenges. An attempt has been made to put contemporary issues like multilateralism in Asia, global financial crisis, security aspects in the Asia Pacific, and the rise of China in perspective as well as discuss the nuances of bilateral ties between the two countries.

  • India-Russia Strategic Partnership: Common Perspectives

    2010
    India-Russia Strategic Partnership: Common Perspectives

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    ISBN 81-86019-81-2
    Rs. 595
    Free E-Copy Available
    The book contains an indispensable compendium of views of experts on a variety of security-related issues that have considerable bearing on the Indo-Russian partnership. This volume also symbolizes a continuing interest for interactions and linkages between the strategic communities of both the countries.

  • China's Path To Power: Party, Military and the Politics of State Transition

    2010
    China's Path To Power: Party, Military and the Politics of State Transition

    Publisher: Pentagon Security International(2010)
    ISBN 978-81-8274-482-0
    Rs. 695
    This book portrays how China's state transformation is taking place or moving without much notice through trial and error, which seems awfully cautious, balanced and systematic. Specially, it addresses the discourse of State transformation in China, contextualizing its progress and timely transformation in the military, civil-military, political and socio-economic terms.

  • Whither Pakistan? Growing Instability and Implications for India

    2010
    Whither Pakistan? Growing Instability and Implications for India

    IDSA Task Force Report
    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    Rs. 299
    ISBN 81-86019-70-7
    Free E-Copy Available
    Pakistan has invariably evoked a great deal of interest among India’s strategic affairs community. Because of historical, geographical, economic and cultural linkages, developments in the neighbourhood have important implications for India’s politics, economy and security. The basic argument that flows from the report is that Pakistan is likely to remain unstable because of inherent weaknesses in its political, economic and security policies.

  • Nuclear Disarmament A Way Forward

    2010
    Nuclear Disarmament A Way Forward

    IDSA Task Force Report
    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    ISBN 81-86019-69-3
    Free E-Copy Available
    IDSA set up a Task Force to examine the issues concerning disarmament with Shri Satish Chandra, formerly India’s Ambassador to Conference on Disarmament and Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) as Chair. This report is the outcome of its deliberations. It seeks to examine the obstacles to nuclear disarmament and the manner in which they can be removed. It reiterates the dangers of the nuclear weapon states persisting with their current policies of privileging nuclear weapons in their security postures and neglecting their obligations under article VI of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).

  • India’s Border Management: Select Documents

    2010
    India’s Border Management: Select Documents

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    ISBN 81-86019-68-5
    Rs. 895
    Free E-Copy Available
    This book is an attempt to bring together documents and reports published by the government on border management. The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of the problems India faces in managing its borders and its approach towards the challenge.

  • In Search of Congruence Perspectives on India-US Relations under the Obama Administration

    2010
    In Search of Congruence Perspectives on India-US Relations under the Obama Administration

    Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
    ISBN 81-86019-65-0
    Rs. 395
    Free E-Copy Available
    This collection of essays attempts to assess the complexities and prospective direction of India-US relations under the Obama administration. Each chapter in this volume, examines his pronouncements on major security and foreign policy issues from his election campaign days, and traces the current course of his policies in those areas and their possible implications for India. Being an early assessment of how the relationship is likely to evolve, this book should be of interest to policy makers, the business community and discerning scholars.

  • The Future of War and Peace in Asia

    2010
    The Future of War and Peace in Asia

    Publisher: Magnum Books Pvt. Ltd.
    ISBN 8187363975
    Rs. 950
    This is an insightful analysis of inter- and intra-state conflicts and tensions in the countries of Asia even as the centre of gravity of economic, political and technological power is shifting from the Trans-Atlantic zone to Asia, particularly to East, South and Southeast Asia.

  • Environmental Security: New Challenges and Role of Military

    2010

    Publisher: Shipra Publications
    ISBN 978-81-7541-524-9
    Rs. 495
    The book gives an overview of the Ecological Task Forces and institutions of the army. The Thar desert, Kumaon hills, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and the Northeast have been used as case studies.

  • Strategic Technologies for the Military: Breaking New Frontiers

    2009
    Strategic Technologies for the Military: Breaking New Frontiers

    Publisher: SAGE India
    ISBN 9788132102410
    Rs. 550
    The book addresses five key technologies—near-space technology, robotics, directed energy weapons, nanotechnology and biotechnology—and explains why they are being considered for military applicability worldwide.

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