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Author Chari, P. R.
Title Perception, politics, and security in South Asia : the compound crisis of 1990 / P.R. Chari, Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema and Stephen Philip Cohen.
Imprint London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.

Author Chari, P. R.
Series RoutledgeCurzon advances in South Asian studies ; 1.
RoutledgeCurzon advances in South Asian studies ; 1.
Subject National security -- South Asia.
Nuclear weapons -- South Asia.
India -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- India.
South Asia -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Cheema, Pervaiz Iqbal, 1940-
Cohen, Stephen P., 1936-
Description 1 online resource (x, 173 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-167) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Compound and complex crises. The strategic context ; The Soviets and the major non-regional powers ; ; China -- A region in turmoil on the eve of crisis. Democratic instability: "no good deed goes" ; A deteriorating political environment -- Kashmir ; From Simla to chaos ; 1984 -1988 -- From domestic insurgency to international concern. The war of words escalates ; The military crisis -- America's deepening engagement. The Gates mission ; The Gates mission: an evaluation -- 1990 as a nuclear crisis. The injection of nuclear weapons into the crisis ; The nuclear issue and the crisis -- Lessons for the real world.
Summary This book provides a detailed examination of the compound crisis between India and Pakistan that brought the region to the brink of a nuclear war in 1990 and places the crisis in the context of concurrent international events.
ISBN 0203475186 (electronic bk.)
9780203475188 (electronic bk.)
9781134396795 (electronic bk.)
1134396791 (electronic bk.)
041530797X (Cloth)
OCLC # 53163829
Additional Format Print version: Chari, P.R. Perception, politics, and security in South Asia. London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003 041530797X 0203349482 (DLC) 2002012953 (OCoLC)50422879.

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