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Indian Foreign Policy for Dummies

11.28.2011 · Posted in Humour, Indian foreign policy

Remember: you can never disprove a negative. If you don’t have a clue what is going on, just write that there is an absence of Indian strategic thinking. Or simply state that India doesn’t have a foreign policy. ...

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My Presentation at the Atlantic Council

I participated in a panel discussion earlier today (Tuesday, July 26) at the Atlantic Council of the United States in Washington DC. Below is the full text of my remarks. During the discussion that followed the four presentations, I elaborated upon India’s position on U.S. intervention on Kashmir, on India’s presence in Afghanistan, and on ...

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Perceptions, Reality, and U.S.-India Relations

If not even Americans believe their country is the world’s leading economic power today, how can India be expected to work on that assumption? Scanning the vast amounts of Indian commentary in the aftermath of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit, the overall reaction appears to have been a…big…collective…yawn. It’s not as if nothing ...

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