Global Politics of the Iraq Crisis and India’s Options
The book presents essays that deal with the international context of the Iraq Crisis of 2008 and the options that India has faced in dealing with that crisis. It stresses the significance of regional forces and actors in the way Iraqi politics and trends in the neighbourhood have developed and argues for close attention to such features of the prevailing situation as India makes her choice on how to formulate policy concerning this area.
Hari Vasudevancompleted his Ph.D. on Russian history from Cambridge University. He is currently Professor of Central Asian Studies, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia. He earlier taught European History, Russian History and International Relations at Calcutta University. He has written extensively on Russian history/politics and international affairs.
Shri Prakashis currently Professor, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia. He completed his M.Phil. at JNU and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He has worked on various peace and development issues concerning Third World countries. He has edited a number of books, the most recent of which areTowards Understanding the Kashmir Crisis, andInsights into Indian Polity, 1971-1994 (2 Vols.); he has also published numerous papers in international journals and in various books on a range of contemporary issues.
Mujib Alamis currently Research Associate, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He completed his M.A. from Aligarh Muslim University and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from the Centre for West Asian and African Studies, JNU. He is a specialist on contemporary Turkish politics and foreign policy. He has worked with various projects concerning international relations and human rights.