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Annpurna Nautiyal

Dr (Mrs) Annpurna Nautiyal is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttaranchal. She has published several articles in reputed journals and has recently edited a book on Fifty Years of Human Rights: Expectations and Challenges.

US Security Strategy of Asian Rebalance: India’s Role and Concerns

January 2017

China’s aggressive rise and strained relations with its Asia-Pacific neighbours—a region with immense economic and strategic potential—have forced the US to forge a strategy of Asian rebalance. Besides making China suspicious, this strategy has aroused the possibility of a new cold war. In contrast, though India’s relations with China have improved considerably since the 1962 War, the unresolved border issue and the threatening Chinese attitude do not allow India to trust China.

US Policies in the Post-Cold War Era: An Indian Perspective

January 2004

The 9/11 attacks on the US have forced the Americans to believe that the US secret service agencies are helpless against the attacks of the committed suicide squads. These attacks and the subsequent happenings in Afghanistan and Iraq have not only removed the illusion of post-Cold War peace, but also heightened uncertainty and insecurity in the world. ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’ has given a clear message to the countries of the world that the US can go to any extent to protect its national interests even if the mandate of the world community is against such actions.