July 09, 2020

Manoj Joshi

  • The Insider Who Needs A Pedestal
    The Insider Who Needs A Pedestal

    As the top Indian diplomat in the British Indian government and then as a confidant to top leaders like Nehru...

  • Before The Fall, A Giant
    Before The Fall, A Giant

    Brilliant pundit and polemicist of genius, the man Nehru relied on most was also a master manipulator with a...

  • Neither India Nor Pakistan Is Really Prepared To Fight A Conventional War
    Neither India Nor Pakistan Is Really Prepared To Fight A Conventional War

    What are the thresholds at which the N-option kicks in?

  • All The President’s Faults
    All The President’s Faults

    Avoiding the ways of gossipy Trump-watchers, Fear uncovers the style of an impulsive president, his eager...

  • Ring The Ammo Import Panel
    Ring The Ammo Import Panel

    India’s security challenges, new and traditional, are the focus of this book. It also deals with concerns...

  • Ice From Walden Pond To Cool Their Sherbet
    Ice From Walden Pond To Cool Their Sherbet

    In this deeply-researched book, Srinath Raghavan charts America’s contact with South Asia—from the early,...

  • Tribute And Return Gifts?
    Tribute And Return Gifts?

    The PM’s new approach to China may herald a return to India’s traditional realist stance, which would...

  • Leapfrog? Just A Chimera Chase
    Leapfrog? Just A Chimera Chase

    A reworked bid gifts India the prospect of owning 110 medium-role combat aircraft. Nevertheless, the IAF may...

  • Masterful Two-Front Managers
    Masterful Two-Front Managers

    This detailed book on the US’s Afghan strategy elaborates on the ISI’s shadowy dance of deception, but...

  • Super Toil Across Years Begets Power
    Super Toil Across Years Begets Power

    India, still a ‘balancing power’, is central to Trump’s NSS. To reap its benefits, we need long work on...

  • Kingdom Of Crooked Mirrors
    Kingdom Of Crooked Mirrors

    Like the fabrication behind ‘Pakistan Defence Day’, Bajwa’s solemn jeremiad about their good intentions...

  • Stomach For A Bigger Slice
    Stomach For A Bigger Slice

    India’s foreign policy—from Nehru’s multi-faceted non-alignment to today’s global ambition—is...

  • How The Boots Face The Sun
    How The Boots Face The Sun

    The PLA marches to the party’s tune. Under Xi, they have their toughest conductor till date.

  • Dateline Xinadu
    Dateline Xinadu

    The Sino-Indian border crisis is framed amidst colonial treaties, old nationalisms, new entitlements. The...

  • Chink In The Checker’s Board
    Chink In The Checker’s Board

    The Doklam plateau is an area of vulnerability for China and India. The Chinese action is the usual creeping...

  • Thinly Spread Across Seasons
    Thinly Spread Across Seasons

    India is grossly under-policed and the force is badly used. Balachandran has suggestions, including that of a...

  • New Blitzkrieg Or No War
    New Blitzkrieg Or No War

    The Indian Army is more than a match for its Pakistani counterpart, but tardy modernisation means it has...

  • Comprehensive National Power
    Comprehensive National Power

    India needs a strategic effort to understand that it is no longer competing with China, but seeking to cope...

  • India’s Man For All Seasons
    India’s Man For All Seasons

    A.C.N. Nambiar was Azad Hind envoy in Nazi Germany, an associate of Bose and Nehru and later a diplomat. His...

  • Plumbing The Deep State
    Plumbing The Deep State

    From being the West’s trusted ally, Pakistan is now condemned for its duplicitous state policy. This book...

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