Book Details

Book title: American Interventions and Just Cause: The Rationale behind the Oregon Trail
Author(s): Dr. Manan Dwivedi
ISBN: 9789386618887
Publication Year: 2019
Binding: HB
Pages: 198
Price: Rs. 1095 Rs. 1095
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The presented work is an academic work of labour and untrammeled fun which zeroes in upon a perpetual theme in International Relations which amounts to the definition and the legality or the illegality of the American interventions in nations since the US Spanish war in 1890 till Syria, one of the biggest humanitarian disasters mankind has ever seen. The work refers to the International law dictum of just Cause and Preemption which has become a cornerstone of a strategy for the advancement of American national interest along with the homeland security aspect in the United States of America. The Book is the first of its kind from an Indian author premised upon a stout defense of the American war efforts and humanitarian strivings to sustain world security.

ABOUT Author


Dr. Manan Dwivedi has a Doctorate from the American Studies Division in the School of International Studies, JNU on Media and American wars. He has a stout fourteen years of teaching experience as a Faculty of International Relations and International Organizations in Gujarat National Law University and the Indian Institute of Public Administration. He trains senior Bureaucrats and defense officials at IIPA since the last eight years as Faculty of International Relations and International organizations at IIPA.  He has authored five Books on IR theory, South Asia, Internal security in India along with the American Dream and the rigmarole of Sino India relations. He is a columnist with national dailies such as Pioneer and Rajasthan Patrika and his articles have appeared in prominent national and International Journals such as Indian Journal of Asian Affairs, VIF, ORF, Journal of Third world studies, Diaspora Studies and the Indian Journal of Public Administration. He also teaches Indian Foreign Service officers and sr. IAS, IPS officers with Defense officers in US Policy and IR. The author is a painter of war and conflict scenarios with his solo exhibition being held in the Sridharni Art Gallery in New Delhi a few years back and is part of Track II Diplomacy. The author is a Media personality with running Columns in Pioneer, Tribune, Prabhat Khabar and Rajasthan Patrika along with being a Panelist at Zee, Channel One and Jantantra TV on US and related IR developments as they unfold all across the globe.

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