Cold War in the High Himalayas: The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

1st Edition

S. Mahmud Ali

Published April 16, 2019
Reference - 286 Pages
ISBN 9781138878891 - CAT# Y179756

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This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This secret alliance had an unexpected fall-out on the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.  Lastly the book examines the divergence of Indo-Pakistani security policies along fundamental cleavages since the 1960s.



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