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Praveen davar Thu, 04 Jun 2020

China debacle doesn’t mean Nehru’s foreign policy failed

Yet another book on the 1962 Sino-Indian conflict was released recently. Entitled ‘1962: The War That Wasn’t’ the latest book by Shiv Kunal Verma, like most others before it, is critical of both the political and military leadership, especially the former. Verma’s exhaustive account is not very different from books written much earlier, especially John Dalvi’s ‘Himalayan Blunder’, D.K. Palit’s ‘War in High Himalaya: The Indian Army in Crisis, 1962’, Brij Mohan Kaul’s ‘The Untold Story’ and D.R. Mankekar’s ‘The Guilty Men of 1962’. Read More >