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      • Publisher: Pentagon Press

      This volume looks at the evolving gas market and the various players who influence it -- both as producers and consumers. However, some of the players, such as Australia and the new African producers, as well as Japan and South Korea, the two largest LNG consumers, have not been included as their approach tends to be more commercial than geopolitical in nature.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-900-9,
      • Price: Rs. 995
      • E-copy available
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2017

      This book is the product of a collaborative effort by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi; South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University; and Institute of South Asian Studies, National University Singapore. The volume contains papers exploring Kautilya’s Arthasastra in a transcultural perspective, comparing it with the thoughts of Sun-Zi, Nizam al-Mulk, Barani and Machiavelli.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-938-2
      • Price: Rs. 995
      • E-copy available
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Developments in the outer space arena post the erstwhile USSR launching the first man-made satellite Sputnik in space on 4 October 1957 have transformed the world significantly. In order to ensure the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was set up by the United Nations General Assembly in 1959.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-948-1,
      • Price: Rs. 995
      • E-copy available
    • Strategic Himalayas: Republican Nepal and External Powers
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2014

      The ten years of Maoist insurgency followed by the political vacuum after the abolition of the monarchy and the delay in the drafting of the Constitution has given credence to the role of external powers in shaping the domestic politics in that country. The book examines the nature of external powers’ role during the political transition in Nepal since 2006. It analyses Nepal’s relations with external powers’ in the framework of ‘small and major powers’.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-761-6,
      • Price: Rs. 995
      • E-copy available
      • Publisher: Routledge
        2017

      The rise of India and China as two major economic and political actors in both regional and global politics necessitates an analysis of not only their bilateral ties but also the significance of their regional and global pursuits. This book looks at the nuances and politics that the two countries attach to multilateral institutions and examines how they receive, react to and approach each other’s presence and upsurge.

      • ISBN 978-11-3883-359-3
      • Price: £90.00
      • E-copy available
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Rivers are the most visible form of fresh water. Rivers are ancient and older than civilizations a ‘mini cosmos’ spawning history, tales, spirituality, and technological incursions. Flowing rivers are the largest renewable water resource as well as a crucible for both humans and aquatic ecosystem.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-914-6,
      • Price: Rs. 895
      • E-copy available
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Bringing about change in any setup, especially major shifts, is a challenges. This challenges is accentuated further in a strictly hierarchical organisation like the army, presenting an unenviable contradiction to both senior military practitioner and the governing elite, wherein, change is inevitable, yet, it is most likely to be resisted.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-919-1,
      • Price: Rs. 795
      • E-copy available
    • Indigenous Historical Knowledge: Kautilya and His Vocabulary (Volume III)
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      This book is the third in a series of three volumes on "Kautilya and His Vocabulary" as a part of the "Indigenous Historical Knowledge" project undertaken by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. The edited volumes contain select papers presented in a series of workshops, national and international seminars organised by the Institute. The project is an attempt to trace, look into, analyse and relate with the indigenous strategic thinking in India. These volumes aim at initiating the study, internalisation, spread and consolidation of Kautilya's Arthashastra in the strategic domain. The four focus themes in the three volumes are foreign policy, intelligence, war and internal security as they relate to contemporary times.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-909-2,
      • Price: Rs. 795
      • E-copy available
    • Securing Cyberspace:  International and Asian Perspectives
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      This edited volume contains the papers presented at the 18th Asian Security Conference at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses held in February 2016. The authors, drawn from government, law enforcement, diplomacy, private sector, armed forces and academia, examine a range of issues central to cybersecurity. The chapters in this volume not only provide an outline of the journey so far, but more importantly, give indicators of future trends in cybersecurity from the vantage point of the respective experts.

      Contributions from Asia are particularly highlighted to promote and provoke greater discussion on perspective from within the region on cybersecurity issues.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-918-4,
      • Price: Rs. 1295
      • E-copy available
    • India and Africa: Common Security Challenges for the Next Decade
      • Publisher: Pentagon Press
        2016

      Over the coming decade, converging global security challenges will necessitate combined efforts by states to manage threats and maximise opportunities. Among the most significant challenges that India and Africa will face in paricular, are reforms in global governance institutions, maritime security threats in the Indian Ocean, energy insecurity and the rise of extremism and terrorism. This volume combines Indian and African perspectives with regard to the common security challenges they are likely to face in the foreseeable future.

      • ISBN 978-81-8274-860-6,
      • Price: Rs. 595
      • E-copy available

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