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About the Book “The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI And The Illusion of Peace”

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SOME TIME in 2016, a seuence of conversations took place which set out to find a
meeting floor, even if only an illusion, between Asad Durrani and A.S. Dulat. (The Spy Chronicles RAW, ISI And The Illusion of Peace)

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One was a prior chief of RAW, India external intelligence agency, the other was of
ISI, its Pakistani tally. They both could not meet in their home countries because of their situations, the conversations, escort by journalist Aditya Sinha, took place in cities like Istanbul, Kathmandu and Bangkok. On the table were subjects that have long cursed South Asia, flash-points that take lives regularly. It was in all ways a intense dive into the
politics of the subcontinent, as seen through the eyes of two spy-masters.

Among the matters: Kashmir, and a missed chance for peace; Hafiz Saeed and
26/11; surgical strikes; Kulbhushan Jadhav; the deal for Osama bin Laden; how the US and Russia attribute in the India-Pakistan affinity; and how terror
undermines the two countries attempts at talks.

When the project was first introduced, General Durrani chuckle and said nobody
would believe it even if it was written as fiction. At a time of distrait relations, this
doubtful dialogue between two former spy chiefs from opposite sides of a project
that is the first of its kind”may well give some answers.

About the Authors

A.S. Dulat was Secretary of the Research and Analysis Wing, 1999-2000.

General Asad Durrani was Director-General, Inter-Services Intelligence
directorate, 1990-91.

GHQ summons Durrani to elaborate position

Expressing reservations about a book co-write by the ISI ex-chief Lt. Gen. (retired) Asad Durrani and RAW’s ex-chief AJ Dulat, the military on Friday call for the former to the General Headquarters to explain his place on the views attributed to him.

The two ex-spy chiefs co-authored ‘The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace’ launched in India few days ago. “Lt Gen (R) Asad Durrani [is] being called to the GHQ on 28th May, 2018,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said on Twitter.

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Contents of the Book

Preface

Introduction

I: SETTING THE STAGE

1. Even if we were to write fiction, no one would believe

2. The Accidental Spymaster

3. Brotherhood to the Rescue

II: THE SECOND OLDEST PROFESSION

4. Pakistan’s Deep State

5. ISI Vs RAW

6. The CIA and Other Agencies

7. The Intelligence Dialogues

III: KASHMIR

8. Status Quo

9. The Core K-word

10. Amanullah Gilgiti’s Dreams of Independence

11. Kashmir: The Modi Years

12. The Unloved Dr Farooq Abdullah

13. Take What You Can Get

IV: KABUKI

14. India and Pakistan: ‘Almost’ Friends

15. Lonely Pervez Musharraf

16. Modi’s Surprise Moves

17. The Doval Doctrine

18. The Hardliners

19. BB, Mian Saheb and Abbasi

20. Good Vibrations, India-Pakistan

V: THE FLASHPOINTS

21. Hafiz Saeed and 26/11

22. Kulbhushan Jadhav

23. Talks and Terror

24. Surgical Strike

25. The Politics of War

VI: NEW GREAT GAME

26. The Deal for Osama bin Laden

27. Selfish Self-interests in Afghanistan

28. Donald Trump, Nudger-in-chief

29. Pakistan’s Pal, Putin

VII: LOOKING AHEAD

30. Forge Structure or Break Ice?

31. Council of Spies

32. Akhand Bharat Confederation Doctrine

33. Deewangi Khatam
Notes

Index

About the Book
About the Authors
Copyright

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