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After the Taliban: Nation Building in Afghanistan

By: Amb James F. Dobbins

Price: $15.92

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 103221

ISBN: 8190428535

Condition: New


In October 2001, the Bush administration sent Amb. James F. Dobbins, who had overseen nation-building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, to war-torn Afghanistan to help the Afghans assemble a successor government to the Taliban. From warlords to exiled royalty, from turbaned tribal chieftains to elegant émigré intellectuals, Ambassador Dobbins introduces a range of colorful Afghan figures competing for dominance in the new Afghanistan. His firsthand account... View more info

India China Relations: Future Perspectives

By: B.R. Deepak & D.P. Tripathi

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103194

ISBN: 9789381411155

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India and China had a glorious history of cultural and material exchanges, which developed into friendship and subsequently into camaraderie during first half of the twentieth century when both India and China fought western imperialism. Owing to serious misconceptions and misjudgements the relations remained under the shadow of animosities and mutual distrust for over three decades until Rajiv Gandhi's China visit in 1988. After 62 years of diplomatic relations between ... View more info

South Asia: Political, Security and Terrorism Trends

By: Brig Rahul K. Bhonsle

Price: $15.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2005

Seller ID: 103211

ISBN: 8190428527

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This book is an attempt to analyse the political, security and terrorism trends in South Asia and propose prognostications in the short term. It is third in the series of such trend analysis on the region based on the building blocks of reviews in 2006 and 2007 and has the backing of legacy.Each chapter of the book covers the countries of the region including China arranged in alphabetical order with India in the end with its many segments, such as terrorism law and orde... View more info

Multi Vector Policies of Central Asian Nations and India (United Service Institution of India)

By: Brig Vinod Anand

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 103210

ISBN: 9789380177069

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 48. View more info

Pak-Af Equation and Future of Afghanistan

By: Brig Vinod Anand

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103214

ISBN: 9789380177397

Condition: New


After nine years of the current phase of war and conflict in Afghanistan that began in the wake of 9/11 terrorist attacks there seems to be no solution in sight. This book's first section examines Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and postulates that there has been no fundamental change in Pakistan's role in respect to Afghanistan since last six decades. The second section looks at the dominant drivers of the current situation and gazes in the future to arrive at possible s... View more info

Reforming China's Government: Fixing the Worst Government in the World

By: Charles F. Bingman

Price: $23.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103219

ISBN: 9789380177359

Condition: New


When Mao Zedong came to power in 1949, he created what was arguably "the worst government in the world" - vicious, misguided, and unbelievably wasteful and destructive. After Mao's death in 1976 his successors began national recovery and government reform. The theology of Communist command/control was abandoned, replaced by a highly successful ... See Moremarket based economy. This book describes the strategies for economic development, government reform, revital... View more info

Nepal in Transition: A Way Forward

By: D.P. Tripathi (Ed.)

Price: $17.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 103199

ISBN: 9789381411070

Condition: New


Nepal's democracy struggle has been continuing for more than six decades. Since it could not sustain a stable democratic framework even after several attempts in the past, many scholars are stating that Nepal is in permanent transition. Once again, however, it has bagged enormous success in the field of political transformation in 2006 through a highly successful but peacefully organised movement with participation of people from all fields in large numbers. But it could... View more info

Development Role of EU in South Asia

By: Dhananjay Tripathi

Price: $19.92

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

Seller ID: 103217

ISBN: 9789380177519

Condition: New


Development policy of the European Union (EU) is just not confined to the development assistance programme dedicated purely for philanthropic purposes but has wider dimensions attached to it; It is one of the most imperative instrument of the European foreign policy and determines its relationship with the developing countries. Development policy of the European Union (EU) is just not confined to the development assistance programme dedicated purely for philanthropic pur... View more info

The Invisible Wall of China

By: Dr Mohit Nayal

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 103203

ISBN: 9789381411414

Condition: New


The disintegration of Soviet Union in 1991, led to five new countries gaining independence in Central Asia. The Muslims, a predominant majority in the region, had faced religious suppression under the rule of the communist. Thus, began an era where Islam was practiced with larger freedom. However, the governance of most of these states was with the autocratic leaders who had grown under the influence of communism. Therefore, it was but natural for them to soon impose rel... View more info

China's Asia Pacific Strategy and India

By: Dr N.K. Tripathi

Price: $13.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103218

ISBN: 9789380177434

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 220. View more info

South Asia Nation Building and Federalism

By: Lok Raj Baral & Krishna Hachhethu (Eds)

Price: $16.48

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103192

ISBN: 9789382652274

Condition: New


"Multiple paths to nation building in South Asia" is the most popular and controversial subject. Identity-based politics, whether one rejects or accepts, is equally a pressing problem for the countries of the region. The traditional route to national integration and political order is being questioned by the emergence of newer trends in national politics of each country of the region. Questions of minorities, ethnic, regional and suppressed groups (dalits and oth... View more info

Rising China: Opportunity or Strategic Challenge

By: Maj Gen P J S Sandhu (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103215

ISBN: 9789380177199

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 212. View more info

Water Issues in Sino-Indian and Indo-Pak Relations (United Service Institution of India)

By: Narendra Kumar Tripthi

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 103220

ISBN: 9789380177090

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Printed Pages: 100. View more info

Enhancing India Central Asia Engagement: Prospects and Issues

By: Nirmala Joshi

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103201

ISBN: 9789382652342

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Professor Nirmala Joshi is Research Advisor at the USI. She is a former Head of the Department Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has been Director, India-Central Asia Foundation, New Delhi and has done various assignments related to Russia and Central Asian studies. She has edited scores of books on India and Central Asia.Printed Pages: 134. View more info

China's Quest for Global Dominance: Reality or Myth

By: P.J.S. Sandhu

Price: $17.05

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103195

ISBN: 9789380177816

Condition: New


Today, the whole world is watching China with great interest and that includes India. China has been termed – a threat, a challenge, an opportunity, a concern, a competitor, the next superpower, a global player and many more things. It depends, who is looking at it and from where? In 2009, United Service Institution (USI) of India decided to commence a five years study programme on China. Towards that end, we held the National Security Seminar 2009 titled ‘Rising Chi... View more info

Comprehensive National Power: A Model for India

By: P.K. Singh, Y.K. Gera & Sandeep Dewan (Eds)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103198

ISBN: 9789381411391

Condition: New


In the book “Comprehensive National Power – A Model for India” an attempt has been made to quantify and describe those attributes that most accurately portray India’s capability to exert its national will. An effort has been made to access how various powers compared in this study could exert their national power to leverage the international environment to their national advantage. This study has been carried out in the backdrop of the rise and fall of countries... View more info

Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific

By: Pradeep Kaushiva & Abhijit Singh (Eds)

Price: $12.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104270

ISBN: 9789383649099

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In recent years, the descriptive term ‘Indo-Pacific’ has entered the geo-strategic lexicon as a substitute for the more established expression ‘Asia-Pacific’. Defined as an integrated strategic system that best captures the shift in power and influence from the West to the East, the concept has dominated strategic debates and discussions, gaining rapidly in currency and acceptance. Popular though the term has become, its strategic context and underlying logic are... View more info

China and India: A Comparative Analysis of Approaches to Energy Security (United Service Institution of India)

By: Prashant Agrawal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 103216

ISBN: 9789380177076

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Printed Pages: 80. View more info

Indo-Pacific Region: Political and Strategic Prospects

By: Rajiv K. Bhatia & Vijay Sakhuja (Eds)

Price: $17.05

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103196

ISBN: 9789382652632

Condition: New


The geographic constructs and the geo-political imaginations have dictated the formation of informal dialogue mechanisms and multilateral structures. During Cold War, the power bloc politics have subsumed these geographical definitions and have transcended national sovereign boundaries. In the contemporary discourse, new formulations like Asia-Pacific, East Asia and Indian Ocean have defined new politico-security thinking. The concept of Indo-Pacific is an over-arching g... View more info

India's Water Relations with her Neighbours

By: Rockin Th Singh

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

Seller ID: 103207

ISBN: 9789380177470

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In spite of the UN Convention, riparian nations pitch their respective claims and counterclaims based on their interest and interpretation. Water as an instrument and tool of bargain and trade-off will assume predominance because the political stakes are high. The book attempts to analyse the water relations and the existing problems due to some of the ongoing projects.Printed Pages: 282. View more info

China and India in Asia Power Politics

By: Rohit Singh

Price: $17.02

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

Seller ID: 103212

ISBN: 9789380177533

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Printed Pages: 304. View more info

India Nepal Relations: Historical, Cultural and Political Perspective

By: Sanasam Sandhyarani Devi

Price: $19.95

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

Seller ID: 103213

ISBN: 9789380177458

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Printed Pages: 312. View more info

China's Maritime Ambitions and the PLA Navy

By: Sandeep Dewan

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103193

ISBN: 9789382573210

Condition: New


China’s Maritime Power dates back thousands of years. China has one of the oldest naval traditions in the world, dating from at least the end of the Warring States period in 221 BC. Nonetheless, China has historically been a continental state with a large ground force and only a coastal navy with limited blue water capability. The rise of modern day China raises considerable regional and security concerns, besides economic and political competition towards finding a ri... View more info

Iran's Relations with Pakistan: A Strategic Analysis

By: Satyanarayan Pattanayak

Price: $13.05

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

Seller ID: 103206

ISBN: 9789380177656

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Both Iran and Pakistan represent two distinct patterns of political systems and navigating their relationship is a very difficult task indeed. However, new developments between them in recent years have created salutary interest among scholars of international relations to focus on their long term relationship. This book focuses on various facets of this relationship in a long term perspective by analyzing them under various phases.The period from 1947 to 2010 has been c... View more info

Comparative Politics and Crisis of Governance: The Russian Conundrum

By: Sudhir Kumar

Price: $17.00

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

Seller ID: 103205

ISBN: 9789380177663

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Democracy as a political system, its creation and evolution and implications on the people and the states has been the dominant subject matter of the comparative politics in the last five decades. The litmus test of such explanations has been the societies undergoing political transition, switching over from authoritarian political systems to democratic ones. This book is an attempt to critically analyze the theories which have come up in the case of post-Soviet states... View more info

Minerals, Markets and Maritime Strategy

By: Sujeet Sammadar

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103208

ISBN: 9789380177403

Condition: New


Commodore Sujeet Samaddar, NM retired from the Indian Navy as the Principal Director Naval Plans and is a well known defence strategist and writer specialising in Japan-India relations, maritime strategy and technology, defence acquisitions and defence economics. Born on April 8, 1958, Samaddar graduated in Industrial Engineering from IIT Roorkee in 1978. Samaddar has a First Class MSc and MPhil degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from the University of Madras as wel... View more info

State of Conflict and Democratic Movement in Nepal

By: Uddhab Pd Pyakurel & Indra Adhikari

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103197

ISBN: 9789382652199

Condition: New


Nepal has reached a critical phase. The new constitution is in the making, and with its promulgation, the country would enter into a new phase of democracy along with a number of structural changes. During the last two decades, many significant issues have emerged on the scene of Nepali society and polity. The process of political transition has unfolded many dimensions of considerable importance. The questions of stabilization of democracy, federalism, ethnicity, region... View more info

Nepal as a Federal State: Lessons from Indian Experience

By: V.R. Raghavan (Ed.)

Price: $17.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Seller ID: 103202

ISBN: 9789382652014

Condition: New


Against this backdrop, CSA in collaboration with Centre for South Asian Studies, Kathmandu organized a seminar Nepal as a Federal; State: Lessons from Indian Experience wherein different facets of federalism were explored by experts from India and Nepal. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Mr Jayant Prasad and Mr Rajendra Mahato, President Sadbhawana Party and Minister for Health and Population, Government of Nepal asserted the fact that federalism was necessary for economic pros... View more info

Conflict in Sri Lanka: Internal and External Consequences

By: V.R. Raghavan (Ed.)

Price: $17.00

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

Seller ID: 103204

ISBN: 9789380177960

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Sri Lanka militarily defeated LTTE after two and a half decades long drawn out war which killed over 70,000 persons and left many more homeless. Though the war is over, the conflict will be far from being resolved unless its underlying political and constitutional complexities are addressed. Enormous mistrust has deepened between political, religious and ethnic groups. The implications of the perception of injustice to the Tamil minority have complicated the political si... View more info

India Poland Relations in the 21st Century: Vistas for Future Cooperation

By: Vijay Sakuja, Dinoj K. Upadhyay & Patryk Kugiel (Eds)

Price: $14.98

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103191

ISBN: 9789382652649

Condition: New


Transformative impacts of the end of the Cold War changed the course of India-Poland relations. Both countries have redefined their foreign policy priorities in the changing dynamics of globalization and new world order. India and Poland are celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations in 2014 and over the years, their interactions have grown. This volume offers a comprehensive overview of India-Poland relations and explores new vistas for future cooperation.Printed Page... View more info

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 na... View more info

India Bangladesh Relations: The Way Ahead

By: Y.M. Bammi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 103209

ISBN: 9789380177212

Condition: New


The reality of India-Bangladesh relations as it stands today is far removed from the idealism in bilateral relations which has been cherished since the Liberation War, especially in India. This book examines the irritants between the two countries and suggests a road map for improving relations.The reality of India-Bangladesh relations as it stands today is far removed from the idealism in bilateral relations which has been cherished since the Liberation War, especially ... View more info