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India: Emerging Power

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Steve Cohen examines India's security and military strategy, and the dramatic changes which have taken place in it since independence. He looks at not just India's history, but it relations with Pakistan and the US.
Paperback, 377 pages
Published July 26th 2001 by Brookings Institution Press (first published 1978)
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Jonathan
A somewhat dated but still immensely relevant overview of India's strategic and security issues, especially as viewed from an American standpoint. Professor Cohen is one of the best scholars of Indian strategy and politics, and this guide is both thorough and well-written. India has been through many incarnations (so to speak) and has security problems both foreign (especially Pakistan and China) and domestic. Yet now that America's war in Afghanistan is winding down and the Indians are freeing ...more
Sandhya
Read this a long time back. Found it immensely engaging and very well-written. The book throws light on India's relationship with its neighbouring countries, how it is percieved internationally - among several other things. I found the book very helpful because I've not been a political science student and have taken only a cursury interest in politics and international relations etc. Hence this proved to quite educational for me.
Anyusha Rose
This book is unusual amongst foreign policy case studies, in that it is never dull; in fact, Stephen Cohen has produced a skilfully written and engaging book in 'Emerging India'. It is comprehensive, insightful and well-researched.
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Stephen Philip Cohen is an American political scientist. He is a prominent expert on Pakistan, India, and South Asian security. He is a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and an emeritus professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has authored, co-authored or edited at least 12 books, has been named as one of America's 500 most influential peop ...more
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