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Choices : inside the making of India's foreign policy / Shivshankar Menon.

By: Menon, Shivshankar [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Gurgaon : Penguin Random House India Pvt. Ltd., 2016Description: ix, 243 pages : 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670089239 (hbk.).Subject(s): Diplomatic relations | India -- Foreign relations -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 327.54 MEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Pacifying the border: the 1993 border peace and tranquility agreement with China -- Natural partners: the civil nuclear initiative with the United States -- Restraint or ripost? The Mumbai attack and cross-border terrorism from Pakistan -- Force works: Sri Lanka eliminates the Liberation Tigers, 2009 -- Why India pledges no-first-use of nuclear weapons -- A final word.
Summary: A look behind the scenes of some of India's most critical foreign policy decisions by the country's former foreign secretary and national security adviser. Every country must make choices about foreign policy and national security. Sometimes those choices turn out to have been correct, other times not. In this insider's account, Shivshankar Menon describes some of the most crucial decisions India has faced during his long career in government#x97;and how key personalities often had to make choices based on incomplete information under the pressure of fast-moving events.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pacifying the border: the 1993 border peace and tranquility agreement with China -- Natural partners: the civil nuclear initiative with the United States -- Restraint or ripost? The Mumbai attack and cross-border terrorism from Pakistan -- Force works: Sri Lanka eliminates the Liberation Tigers, 2009 -- Why India pledges no-first-use of nuclear weapons -- A final word.

A look behind the scenes of some of India's most critical foreign policy decisions by the country's former foreign secretary and national security adviser. Every country must make choices about foreign policy and national security. Sometimes those choices turn out to have been correct, other times not. In this insider's account, Shivshankar Menon describes some of the most crucial decisions India has faced during his long career in government#x97;and how key personalities often had to make choices based on incomplete information under the pressure of fast-moving events.

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