These essays examine India's relations with key powers including the Russian Federation, China and the USA and with key adversaries in the global arena in the aftermath of the Cold War. One positive relationship is that of India's relations with Israel since 1992.
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"The Kissing Hasn't Started" - The US-India Courtship Robert M. Hathaway India, Pakistan and Kashmir Stephen Philip Cohen Towards a "Force-in-Being" - The Logic, Structure, and Utility of India's Emerging Nuclear Posture Ashley J. Tellis Asymmetrical Indian and Chinese Threat Perceptions John W. Garver "Indo-Russian Strategic Relations - New Choices and Constraints" Deepa Ollapally The Indo-French Strategic Dialogue - Bilateralism and World Perceptions Jean-Luc Racine India and Israel - Emerging Partnership P.R. Kumaraswamy The Politial Economy of India's Second-Generation Reforms Sunila Kale
'Sumit Ganguly has brought together an illuminating series of essays on different aspects of India's regional and global defence profile.' - Asian Affairs