Rajesh Kadian is an Indian-born medical specialist in practice in the United
States of America. He comes from a military family and has keenly examined
Indian strategic issues from close quarters for a number of years.
Since 1990, he has published critically acclaimed and engagingly readable books
on The Indian Army, India’s Sri Lanka Fiasco (1987-1990), The Kashmir Tangle and Tibet, India and China.
Three years of extensive research in three continents has gone into the making
of this book, including trips to India, Tibet and Nepal and meetings and
interviews with the Dalai Lama, most members of his Kashag (cabinet),
Chinese officials, including one who has dealt with Tibet since 1951, numerous
noted scholars and members of the Indian government, both active and retired.