In This Review

The Afghan Syndrome: How to Live with Soviet Power
The Afghan Syndrome: How to Live with Soviet Power
By Bhabani Sen Gupta
Vikas, 1982, 296 pp

Written from an Indian scholar's perspective, this is a timely and thoughtful account of how the United States, India, Pakistan and China reacted to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. There is also a provocative chapter on the Soviet Union as an emergent global power.