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    • Indigenous Historical Knowledge: Kautilya and His Vocabulary (Volume III)
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      This book is the third 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 workshops, 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 978-81-8274-909-2,
      • Price: ₹. 795
      • E-copy available
    • Securing Cyberspace:  International and Asian Perspectives
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      This edited volume contains the papers presented at the 18th Asian Security Conference at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses held in February 2016. The authors, drawn from government, law enforcement, diplomacy, private sector, armed forces and academia, examine a range of issues central to cybersecurity. The chapters in this volume not only provide an outline of the journey so far, but more importantly, give indicators of future trends in cybersecurity from the vantage point of the respective experts.

      Contributions from Asia are particularly highlighted to promote and provoke greater discussion on perspective from within the region on cybersecurity issues.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-918-4,
      • Price: ₹. 1295
      • E-copy available
    • India and Africa: Common Security Challenges for the Next Decade
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Over the coming decade, converging global security challenges will necessitate combined efforts by states to manage threats and maximise opportunities. Among the most significant challenges that India and Africa will face in paricular, are reforms in global governance institutions, maritime security threats in the Indian Ocean, energy insecurity and the rise of extremism and terrorism. This volume combines Indian and African perspectives with regard to the common security challenges they are likely to face in the foreseeable future.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-860-6,
      • Price: ₹. 595
      • E-copy available
    • China’s Transition under Xi Jinping
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      This volume is an outcome of the annual exercise of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi (IDSA) to understand and track China and its developmental course. As a flagship publication of the East Asia Centre in IDSA, the China Year Book (CYB) 2015 is an undertaking to comperehensively analyse China's state transformation internally and externally. To what extent China will smoothly transit to its power quest is still an open query. This volume is an exercise to bring this debate to the fore.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-907-8,
      • Price: ₹. 1995
      • E-copy available
    • India-Taiwan Relations in Asia and Beyond: The Future
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      This volume is an outcome of the conference that the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in collaboration with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) held in New Delhi on 8 December 2015 at IDSA. The conference was organised in New Delhi to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of their respective Representative Offices in Taipei and New Delhi by India and Taiwan.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-904-7,
      • Price: ₹. 995
      • E-copy available
    • Indian Defence Industry: An Agenda for Making in India
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      This book thoroughly probes the Indian Defence industry and the policies pertaining to it. Based on hard core evidence, it identifies the key shortcomings of this vital sector and provides a detailed roadmap for the Modi government’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme to succeed in defence production sector. Though written with a clear focus on influencing policy making, the book is presented in an accessible format to be easily understood by the wider strategic community.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-905-4,
      • Price: ₹. 995
      • E-copy available
    • Multi-party Democracy in the Maldives and the Emerging Security Environment in the Indian Ocean Region
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      Maldives is the smallest country of South Asia. But its significance is no less because of its crucial geo-strategic location in the Indian Ocean. It sits astride on major sea lanes of communications (SLOCs). However, the crucial geo-strategic location of the Maldives has also caused problems for the country as it has aroused interests of major world powers.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-895-8,
      • Price: ₹. 795
      • E-copy available
    • Indigenisation: Key to Self-Sufficiency and Strategic Capability
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      The book attempts to study the defence industrialisation process that has been adopted by the militarily developed and developing nations to analyse, orient and adapt their best practices to the Indian defence industry and technological base. The analysis reveals that there is a requirement to re-assess, re-align & re-model the Indian defence industry apparatus in line with the vision of accelerating indigenisation, self-sufficiency and strategic capability, as pertaining to military systems.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-892-7,
      • Price: ₹. 1295
      • E-copy available
    • Geopolitical Shifts in West Asia:Trends and Implications
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      The West Asian region is undergoing a phase of massive turbulence since the outbreak of the Arab Spring. This period has been marked by popular protests, internal conflicts, civil wars, military interventions and involvement of external players. The regional security situation remains fragile with a new terrorist entity, the Islamic State, emerging to challenge the existing geographical boundaries of the region. There has been an enormous increase in terrorism and extremism, and the non-state actors have gained significant influence in regional politics.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-877-4,
      • Price: ₹ 995.00
      • E-copy available
    • Role of Technology In international Affairs
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Recent advances in technology have opened up vast new areas of communication, cooperation and even friction among nations in their pursuit of security, development and progress. Science and technology today transcend almost all areas of international affairs. The role of science and technology in international affairs is so intrinsic that it is rarely recognised as a separate entity and often taken for granted. The impact of modern dual-use technology on human society and national security has become so large that it would be necessary for foreign policy professionals to understand the finer nuances of technology to successfully negotiate international affairs in future. The book Role of Technology in International Affairs is aimed at bringing a clear appreciation of the various interconnections and interdependencies between technology, security, foreign policy and diplomacy that future diplomats must have for navigating towards international peace.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-881-1,
      • Price: ₹. 995.00
      • E-copy available

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