Book Details

Book title: Developments in Central Asia: India-Kyrgyzstan Relations
Author(s): Bal Krishan Sharma, Nivedita Das Kundu
ISBN: 9788182749290
Publication Year: 2017
Binding: HB
Pages: 126
Price: Rs. 795 Rs. 795
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The chapters in this book are by academics and researchers from United Service Institution of India and International Ataturk Alatoo University. The research was conducted through inter-disciplinary approaches giving comparative perspectives. All the chapters in this volume have identified the convergences and divergences providing in-depth discussion on the contemporary relevance of the study. The chapters give an understanding and possible direction on how to enhance the scope for cooperation and engagement with the region. This volume aims at enabling a better understanding of India-Kyrgyz relations as well as about the region through scholarly exchange. It provides valuable and timely insight into the contours of India and Central Asian states` policies and emerging trends of importance.

ABOUT Author


Maj. Gen. Bal Krishan Sharma, AVSM. SM** (Retd.), is the Deputy Director Research and Head of Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation at United Service Institution (USI) of India, New Delhi. He specialises in Strategic Net Assessments, Scenario Building and Gaming. He conducts strategic games for the National Defence Collage, Higher Command Course of the Army, Navy and Air Force and Academy of India Foreign Service, New Delhi. He has edited books and digital magazine for USI of India titled Strategic Perspective, and also written articles in Indian Foreign Journals on strategic affairs. He regularly delivers lectures at premium military and academic institutions in India and abroad. He regularly participates in international conferences as well.

Dr Nivedita Das Kundu, PhD in International Studies, is Senior Research Advisor with United Service Institution of India, New Delhi. She is the recipient of Pushkin Medal. Her research expertise focuses on geopolitics, geo-economics, foreign policy, multilateral organisations, border issues, migration and strategic dimensions of security. Dr. Nivedita has worked extensively on Silk Route and transport corridor issues and concerns. She has contributed widely and worked on her research expertise in India and abroad. She is the recipient of various prestigious fellowships from national and international academic bodies for conducting study on her research expertise in India and in other international academic institutes. She has authored and edited books, monographs and published research articles on her area of research. Her recent books are titled China`s One Belt-One Road: Initiatives, Challenges and Prospects and India`s Emerging Partnerships in Eurasia: Strategies of Regionalism.

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