Strobe Talbott (Author) . This item:Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, and the Bomb by Strobe Strobe Talbott is president of the Brookings Institution. ‘Engaging India’. By STROBE TALBOTT NOV. India-the world’s second most populous country, its largest democracy, and the most powerful. “Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy and The Bomb” Unlike the author Strobe Talbott, who seems to have kept copious notes of all of his meetings with.

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Brookings Institution; 2nd Revised edition edition 1 March Language: And in the end he says thus: Reads like a diplomat’s exhaustive feedback to his foreign office, with master touches of a veteran journalist, but underplays Pakistan’s role.

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Engaging India: Diplomacy, Democracy, and the Bomb

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Under the highly controversial agreement that emerged, the United States would give India access to U. Very well written, extremely informative and interesting. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Contact Contact Us Help. For a change this book is one with a difference.

Table of Contents pp. For those who remember when India and Pakistan detinated a nuclear bomb in the late 90’s – this is a good account of the behind the scenes negotiations that took place betweeen the US and India.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. His integrity is at a very high level as at many occasions he has appreciated Jaswant Singh’s views even though those are at variance – and at time opposed to his and USA’s.

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Essential reading on the origins of the modern chapter of Indo-US relations and its architects.

Visit our Help Pages. Jun 08, Venkata rated it really liked it. The Mountain Turns White pp. The immediate effect was to plunge U. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Stuck on the Tarmac pp. A Guest in the Parliament pp. These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers. A fascinating book on Indo-US parleys over non-proliferation that rivals thrillers in tautness and pace. Its like a story but real events. Bill Clinton’s point man for that high-stakes diplomacy takes us behind the scenes of one of the most intriguing and consequential political dramas of our time, reconstructing what happened-and why-with narrative verve, rich human detail, and penetrating analysis.

In exchange, India would place its civilian nuclear program under international monitoring and continue the ban on nuclear testing. In addition to providing an insider’s perspective on a fascinating and instructive episode in diplomatic history, the story told here is vital background for understanding what happens next in a region that is home to nearly a quarter of humanity and that was, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, “the most dangerous place on earth”.

But as always, poor printing on cheap brown paper by Penguin, makes reading a strain. Books written by retired US officials about foreign policy usually center around the self-righteousness of the US and how they had, in times of great need, saved the other countries from the brink of extinction.

Write a product review. Written by Strobe Talbott, one of the respected US foreign office officials, it talks about the tumultuous times of to when the Indian subcontinent was the main focus of the world. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.


And after reading this book, I can in fact co-relate some of Prime Minister’s very private remarks which I was privy to listen as his Close Protection officer with what Strobe has put in word. Jun 06, Ankur rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In this revised tablott of the highly praised Engaging India, Strobe Talbott updates his bestselling diplomatic account of America’s parallel negotiations with India and Pakistan over nuclear proliferation in the late s.

Preview — Engaging India by Strobe Talbott. Sep 26, Ravi Shankar rated it it was amazing. Having been with the Prime Minister Vajpayee’s Their efforts to understand the south asian dynamics of regional balance along with pragmatic approach to mutual relationship brought real depth to generally frosty interaction between US-India.

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Wonderful and detailed behind the looks at the diplomatic conversations that shaped India-US relations from For twenty-one years prior to his service in government, he was correspondent talboott columnist for Time magazine. This was a brisk read, both due to the nature of content included as well as Talbott’s lucid writing style.

Talbott was along with Jaswant Singh one of the architects of bringing the real foundation to India-US foreign relationship. Arsalan rated it really liked it May 24, This book gives a great insight into international diplomacy in general, and between India and the US in particular.

He has accepted his own mistakes at times. Share your thoughts with other customers.