Choices: Inside the Making of India's Foreign Policy

Choices: Inside the Making of India's Foreign Policy

by Shivshankar Menon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815729112
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Series: Geopolitics in the 21st Century
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Shivshankar Menon is a former foreign secretary and national security advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India. He also served as India’s ambassador to China, Sri Lanka, Israel, and Pakistan. He is presently a distinguished fellow at the Brookings Institution and chair of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Chinese Studies in New Delhi India.

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Pacifying the Border: The 1993 Border Peace and Tranquility Agreement with China 7

2 Natural Partners: The Civil Nuclear Initiative with the United States 34

3 Restraint or Riposte? The Mumbai Attack and Cross-Border Terrorism from Pakistan 60

4 Force Works: Sri Lanka Eliminates the Tamil Tigers, 2009 82

5 Why India Pledges No First Use of Nuclear Weapons 105

6 A Final Word 124

Notes 139

Index 147

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