This curated collection examines Stephen Philip Cohens impressive body of work.Stephen Philip Cohen, the Brookings scholar who virtually created the field of South Asian security studies, has curated a unique collection of the most important articles, chapters, and speeches from his fifty-year career. Cohen, often described as the dean of U.S. South Asian studies, is a dominant figure in the fields of military history, military sociology, and South Asias strategic emergence.Cohen introduces this work with a critical look at his past writingwhere he was right, where he was wrong. This exceptional collection includes materials that have never appeared in book form, including Cohens original essays on the regions military history, the transition from British rule to independence, the role of the armed forces in India and Pakistan, the pathologies of India-Pakistan relations, South Asias growing nuclear arsenal, and Americas fitful (and forgetful) regional policy.
South Asia Papers
Brookings Institution Press
A Critical Anthology of Writings by Stephen Philip Cohen