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THE DRAGON KINGDOM by Gen. E.A. Vas Lancer International, 1987, 372 pp., 195
Jan-Feb 1987, volume 11, No 1

The Dragon Kingdom is basically a nar¬ration of the author’s impressions of Bhutan formed during his travels in 1961 as a part of the mission sent to explore the terrain and define the possible para¬meters of communications and Bhutan’s security coverage. The book briefly men¬tions the purpose of this visit. The author has refrained from narrating his mission’s assessment of the internal and external threat to Bhutan though he could have covered the broader aspects to leave a record of Indian perceptions of 1961. So much has changed since then. It would have been of considerable interest to scholars to make a comparative study of the subsequent developments in Bhutan.

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