Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri is one of Pakistan's eminent politicians, and was the country's foreign minister from 2002 to 2007. In this book, he provides the ultimate insider's account of Pakistan's foriegn policy, especially the peace process with India including the Kashmir framework solution, hailed at the time as the most promising-ever dialouge between Pakistan and India since Independence. The book also covers the complex Pakistan-US-Afghanistan-India quadrangular relationship. Kasuri talks frankly but also warmly about his Indian interlocutors, his three counterparts Pranab Mukherjee, Natwar Singh and Yashwant Sinha and the two prime ministers he worked with-- Dr. Manmohan SIngh and Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Neither A Hawk Nor A Dove gives us a comprehensive and revealing account of Pakistan's foreign policy and the political compulsions of those at the helm.