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Book discussion | Serendipity and the American Dream: United States’ Foreign Policy in a Changing Global Order


Manan Dwivedi is a faculty at the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He was formerly with the Gujarat National Law University.

About the book

Dr. Dwivedi hews an innovative narrative to initiate a sympathetic and rational approach and outlook towards the US, its people, establishment, and its cultural constructs such as cinema, literature and its national entourage. The narrative also weaves a transnational oeuvre for US foreign policy attempting broad sections on India, South America, West Asia and American interventions such as Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan vis-a vis, the American overarch and its hyper puissance in the larger international system.

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The timing of the discussion is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.