Political Science | International Politics of South Asia
Y362 | 29361 | Ganguly

The International Politics of South Asia

This course will introduce students to the international politics of
South Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and
Bangladesh). To that end it will examine the history of war and
conflicts in the region, the impact of nuclear weapons on regional
stability, relations amongst the states of the region, and ties to the
great powers.

Required Texts: Sumit Ganguly (ed.) Indian Foreign Policy: Retrospect
and Prospect (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Sumit Ganguly and Paul Kapur, India, Pakistan and the Bomb: Debating
Nuclear Stability in South Asia (Columbia University Press, 2010)