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26 November 2015

TPP & ISDS: new tests for India

The U.S.-driven Trans Pacific Partnership agreement between 12 countries, which is aiming to become the new standard of world trade, impacts domestic systems globally. For India, it will skew investment and intellectual property rights, and especially the debate over the Investor State Dispute System which allows companies to challenge sovereign rights and public policy.

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24 January 2014

India and the TPP: Wait and watch?

Can India integrate more fully into the global economy and energise its trade by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Or will negotiating an entry require significant concessions, not necessarily in India’s interests? These outcomes will depend on how TPP framework itself develops – inclusively or exclusively

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16 January 2013

China and India in the Fiji equation

The military regime in Fiji – which is responsible for the ongoing crisis in the country – has received continued support from India and China. If the crisis in the island-nation has to be resolved, traditional powers such as Australia, EU and the U.S. need to involve the two nations as dialogue partners.

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5 July 2012

Book excerpt: India as an Asia Pacific Power

The Indian and Pacific Oceans are increasingly seen as an interdependent strategic and economic space, and India can play an important role in the region’s security; but does it have the will and resources to become an ‘Indo-Pacific’ power?