Author:Vinod Anand (Ed.)

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Perspectives on Transforming India-Central Asia Engagement: Prospects and Issues

By: Vinod Anand (Ed.)

Price: $17.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 103200

ISBN: 9789380177793

Condition: New


Central Asia has been considered as part of India’s strategic neighbourhood; however India’s engagement with Central Asia has been weak due to many contextual reasons. Earlier when the nascent Central Asian nations acquired their independent status after the demise of the Soviet Union India was preoccupied with its own economic problems. Discovery of hydrocarbons and minerals enhanced the strategic importance of Central Asian Republics. The secular polity of these nations also holds tremendous importance for India as the forces of radicalism and extremism especially those emanating from th... View more info