SOAS University of London

MY ENEMY'S ENEMY India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

13 October 2017
Dr Avinash Paliwal. Photo credit: Riccardo Labianco.

On Wednesday 27 September, CISD SOAS successfully organised a book launch event for MY ENEMY'S ENEMY India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal written by Avinash Paliwal who is a Lecturer in Diplomacy and Public Policy at SOAS University of London. Specialising in the strategic affairs of South Asia and Afghanistan, he holds a doctorate in international relations from King’s College London, and an economics degree from the University of Delhi. Prior to joining academia he worked as a journalist and foreign affairs analyst in New Delhi.

The event was chaired by Dr Orzala Nemat an Afghan scholar and an activist. CISD SOAS was honoured to host His Excellency Mr. Y.K. Sinha on the panel along with Mr Shashank Joshi and Dr Frazana Shaikh.

Panel Members. Photo credit: Riccardo Labianco.
Photo credit: Riccardo Labianco.

Here is the video recording from the event:

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MY ENEMY'S ENEMY India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal