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Afghanistan and the Defence of Empire: Diplomacy and Strategy During the Gr…



At the height of the ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia, in the run up to World War I and the aftermath of the second Afghan War, the region of Afghanistan became particularly significant for both Great Britain and Russia. Afghanistan and the Defence of Empire explores the relationship between British and Afghan rulers, during the crucial period of the reign of Amir Habibullah Khan, as the British sought to safeguard their Indian Empire from the threat of Imperial Russia. With Russia’s defeat at…



Afghanistan And The Defence Of Empire

Pub Date : 2011-03-15 | Author : Christopher Wyatt | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9781848856103
ISBN 13 : 1848856105

At the height of the `Great Game' in Central Asia, in the aftermath of the second Afghan War and in the run up to World War I, the region of Afghanistan became particularly signifi..


Look East Cross Black Waters

Pub Date : 2015-10-13 | Author : Jonah Blank | Publisher : Rand Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780833092069
ISBN 13 : 0833092065

India’s core goals for Southeast Asia are in basic harmony with those of the United States, including regional stability, peaceful settlement of territorial disputes, and contain..


Nuclear Mentalities

Pub Date : 1998-08-10 | Author : B. Heuser | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0333693892
ISBN 13 : 9780333693896

Concepts associated with nuclear strategy often go beyond any 'objective' logic of deterrence. Nuclear weapons have special roles in different national belief-systems, myths surrou..



Return Of A King

Pub Date : 2013-04-16 | Author : William Dalrymple | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307958297
ISBN 13 : 0307958299

From William Dalrymple—award-winning historian, journalist and travel writer—a masterly retelling of what was perhaps the West’s greatest imperial disaster in the East, and a..



Terror In The Name Of God

Pub Date : 2009-10-13 | Author : Jessica Stern | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 0061755397
ISBN 13 : 9780061755392

For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon,..


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