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The Afghanistan Papers: a Secret History of war

Analyzing 20 years of US-Afghan war

Book Name: The Afghanistan Papers : A Secret History of the War Author: Craig Whitlock  The crashing of hijacked planes into the World Trade Center and on Pentagon on September 11, 2001, by the reported hijackers of Al-Qaeda alarmed the Americans about their safety in this isolated continental mainland which had not faced any direct […]

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South China sea, politics, regime, management, peace, conlicts, book,

Simmering politics of South China Sea

Book Name: Security and International Politics in the South China Sea: Towards a Co-operative management regime Editors: Ralf Emmers, Sam Batman The marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean, the South China Sea, is an important maritime trade route through which at least USD 3 billion in trade is shipped each year.  Bordered on the northern

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Oil and World Politics: The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more , book, John Foster,

Human pawns on oil chess

Book Name: Oil and World Politics: The real story of today’s conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more Author Name: John Foster Oil also called, black gold, is both a driving force as well as a bone of contention between the world states.  It is through this search for oil and gas that almost

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India, foreign policy, drifting, book,

Drifting foreign policy of India

Book Name: Subcontinental Drift: Domestic politics and India’s Foreign Policy (South Asia in World Affairs) Author’s Name: Rajesh Basrur The labyrinthine image in the book implicitly conveys the meaning of the complexity of South Asian politics.  How and why India’s desire to be a super or at least a regional power is restricted by some

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USA, missionary British India,

8430 miles 150 years ago!

Book Name; Gender, Religion and Heathen lands: American Missionary Women is South Asia, 1860s-1940s Author: Maina Chawla Singh. There has always been a deep sense into the intelligentsia of the former colonized states to know about their past, something not given to them by their colonial masters. How and when they were colonized. What was

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US, Army, Afghanistan, war, book,

The self-punching Magalomania of powerfulness

Book Name; Hubris, Self-interest, and America’s Failed war in Afghanistan; the Self-sustaining Overreach. Author; Thomas P. Cavanna. The book is solely focused on one of the longest war of America fought after cold war… Though initially the dreaded American military power gave an upper hand bad victory to it in this mountainous country. It was

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