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Avoiding Armageddon : America, India, and Pakistan to the brink and back

Author: Bruce O Riedel
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
Series: Brookings focus books.
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"Traces the history of the United States, India, and Pakistan as British colonies and their interaction in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, particularly in regard to relations between India and Pakistan, nuclear proliferation, the global jihad movement, and U.S. diplomatic efforts to stabilize conditions on the subcontinent"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O Riedel
ISBN: 9780815724087 081572408X
OCLC Number: 820450800
Description: xv, 230 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Mumbai on fire --
America, the Raj, and partition --
In the shadow of the Cold War: the first forty years --
The Carter and Reagan years --
From crisis to crisis: Bush and Clinton --
Bush, Mush, and Sonia --
Obama and South Asia --
Promoting game change in South Asia.
Series Title: Brookings focus books.
Other Titles: America, India, and Pakistan to the brink and back
Responsibility: Bruce Riedel.

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India and Pakistan will be among the most important countries in the twenty-first century. Based on extensive research and the author's role in advising four US presidents on the region, Avoiding  Read more...

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"Bruce Riedel is expert, honest, rational, and humane. The leaders and peoples of the West and South Asia need these qualities and need this book." --David Miliband, Member of Parliament and former Read more...

 
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