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Pakistan, a hard country, book, Anatol Lieven,

Pakistan, a hard and diverse country

Book Name: Pakistan: A Hard Country Author Name: Anatol Lieven First published in 2012 at a time when Pakistan was facing a relenting spate of terrorism across the country, the book values the importance of Pakistan as a state with a huge Muslim population, and a strong standing army equipped with nuclear weapons.  The Islamic […]

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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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Mutual mistrust on sure doomsday

Book Name; South Asia’s Nuclear Security Dilemma; India, Pakistan and China. Author; Lowell Dittmer The book cover with an image of computer lab in light darkness very precisely depicts the nature of south Asian politics and security. Any slight mistake or clicking the wrong key on the computer keyboard may wrought destruction up on them!!

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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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Franchising war to non-state actors

Book Name; Gambling with Violence, State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and in India. Author; Yelena Biberman. Yelena Biberman took the microcosm of two South Asian nuclear countries of India and Pakistan to show the macrocosm to its readers: why the two South Asian neighbours are out sourcing the violence to the ordinary civilians, criminals

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Pakistan, 2nd Nuclearization of South Asia

Book Name; Pakistan Pathway to Bomb, Ambitions, Politics and Rivalries Author; Dr. Mansoor Ahmed Khan Even before the 1971 war and separation of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), Pakistani establishment was thinking about a nuclear program. However, President General Ayub Khan turned down the proposal of his Foreign Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto to start a nuclear

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Liberia, Nepal, female, fighters, book, UN, DDR,

Disarmed and Neglected Amazon warriors

Book Name; Female ex-Combatants, Empowerment and Reintegration, Gender Inequalities in Liberia and Nepal.   Author; Michanne Steenbergen. The UN led program of DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) for female ex combatants was started in March 2005 to disarm, demobilize and reintegrate them into their society again. The specific focus of this program was their female

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