Book Details

Author(s): S.D Muni & Vivek Chadha
ISBN: 9788182747197
Publication Year: 2013
Binding: HB
Pages: 392
Price: Rs. 1295 Rs. 1295
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It would not be a cliché to describe the strategic contours of Asia as being at the crossroads of history. A number of significant events are influencing the likely course that the collective destiny of the region could possibly take in the future. Some of the key issues and trends have been analysed in this year’s Asia Strategic Review. The assessment of the authors collectively highlights certain overarching trends, which are likely to shape the future of Asia and the World.

ABOUT Author


For nearly forty years, Prof. S.D Muni taught, conducted and supervised research, in international relations and South Asian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (1974-2006),  National University Of Singapore (2008-2013), Banaras Hindu University (1985-86), and University of Rajasthan (1972-73).   At Jawaharlal Nehru University he held the prestigious Appadorai Chair of International Politics and Area Studies. Prof. Muni also served as India`s Special Envoy on UNSC Reforms (2005) and Ambassador in Lao People`s Democratic Republic (1997-99). In 2005 he was bestowed with `Sri Lanka Ratna`, Sri Lanka`s highest national honor for a foreign national. He was invited to address the UN Special Committee  on Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace in 1985. Author and editor of twenty five books and monographs and more than 150 research papers, Prof. Muni has travelled extensively. He has been sitting on the selection committees for vice-chancellors and faculty members for different Indian universities. Presently he is based at the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses as Distinguished Fellow.

Colonel Vivek Chadha (Retd) is a Research Fellow at IDSA. He served in the army for over 22 years before joining IDSA in 2011. His current areas of research are defence studies, counter insurgency and terrorism finance. His published books include: Low Intensity Conflicts in India: An Analysis, Company Commander in Low Intensity Conflict and Indo-US Relations: Divergence to Convergence. He has also edited a book titled Armed Forces Special Powers Act: The Debate.

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