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The Elusive Tipping Point: India-China Ties for a New Order

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The Elusive Tipping Point: India-China Ties for a New Order is a timely foreign-policy-relevant book. This insightful book delves deep into the reasons for frequent diplomatic and strategic crises between Asia?s two dynamic ancient civilisations with postmodern capabilities.

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AuthorP S Suryanarayana
ISBN9780000989994
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2021
PublisherWorld Scientific
BindingPaperback
Original Price$88
Pages276
EditionWorld Scientific Low Price Edition (WSLPE)

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The Elusive Tipping Point: India-China Ties for a New Order is a timely foreign-policy-relevant book. This insightful book delves deep into the reasons for frequent diplomatic and strategic crises between Asia’s two dynamic ancient civilisations with postmodern capabilities. Set in the context of seventieth anniversary of China-India diplomacy, the spotlight is turned on their complex search for neighbourliness and global good. Often a mirage, the positive tipping point in their state-to-state relations is traced through the past, the present and the potential future. A controversial missed opportunity in the past and a collective-win approach for the present are explored. For Beijing and Delhi, imaginative all-weather dialogue is the best option if they wish to stabilise their engagement for the uncertain future. Despite their major military crisis, PRC and India are expected to shape a realistic post-COVID world order.

About the author
Mr P S Suryanarayana is a veteran journalist-turned research scholar. He has authored The Elusive Tipping Point: China-India Ties for a New Order while holding a senior position at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore. The book is based on his own research besides his interviews and conversations with well-informed diplomats and a number of other players in the saga of China-India diplomacy and strategic affairs. As an Indian citizen working in the South Asian and Asia-Pacific regions for many years, he acquired an internationalist perspective on India's relations with its major neighbours and other powers. He has also authored Smart Diplomacy: Exploring China-India Synergy (World Century, 2016), and The Peace Trap: An Indo-Sri Lankan Political Crisis (East-West Press, 1988). He has written book chapters and scored many diplomatic news scoops. He holds Master's degree (1971) in Politics and Public Administration, and participated in a four-week-long Media Seminar at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, USA, in 1992.

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Weight0.4 kg
Dimensions15.19 × 1.7 × 22.91 cm
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