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India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the Major Powers: Politics of a Divided Subcontinent
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the Major Powers: Politics of a Divided Subcontinent
By G. W. Choudhury
Free Press, 1975, 276 pp
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Choudhury's perceptive book deplores the twin tendencies toward nuclear armament and impoverishment on the subcontinent, but he sees little hope for a reversal of the trend as long as the area's politics are complicated by great-power rivalries and India's quest for a "North American"-style hegemonic solution.