STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation? by Stanley Wolpert University of California Press, 2010

Anwesha Ray Chaudhuri was Research Assistant at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.
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  • September 2011
    Volume: 
    35
    Issue: 
    5
    Book Review

    Beginning with partition of the subcontinent in 1947, this book by renowned scholar Stanley Wolpert provides an account of one of the oldest political crisis/conflicts in the world. He simplifies 63 years of complex history, tracing the relationship between the two antagonists. This book is an outcome of his extensive work on South Asia over the last 60 years. In this book, Wolpert explores historical roots of the conflict, assesses different phases of it and the attempts made to resolve it, before recommending potential solutions to it. He is of the view that solution of the Kashmir issue can bring peace to the region.

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