2011’s Top Foreign Policy Cheers and Jeers Courtesy: nazeah/Wikimediacommons - Ramesh Lalwani/Flickr
30 December 2011

2011’s Top Foreign Policy Cheers and Jeers

The year 2011 saw various events - the Arab Spring, anti- corruption protests, Europe's sovereign debt crisis - transform countries and reshape the world order. Gateway House takes a look at what these events mean for India, and presents India's top foreign policy cheers and jeers for the year.

Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)
13 December 2011

Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Amidst myriad country groupings that already exist – BRICS, IBSA, APEC, SCO and many others – a new initiative in the Pacific is looking to integrate more powerful countries to form a multilateral free trade agreement – the Trans Pacific Partnership. How important is this towards the reshaping of trade and power?

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13 December 2011

Strategic power play in Myanmar

Normalization of the US - Myanmar relationship could usher in irreversible changes in the strategic environment of not only Myanmar, but also in the region. It means entry of global players - challenging China's presence in Southeast Asia.

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5 December 2011

Why the New “Emphasis on Asia” in U.S. Policy?

A United States pivoting towards being a 'Pacific Country' means less attention on the Middle East, raised tensions with China and the potential trampling of the economic systems of democratic allies in the region for its own gain with tariffs and trade regulation.

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15 November 2011

Meera H Sanyal

Meera, is the Chairperson and Country Executive of RBS N.V., India leading over 12,000 employees across 24 cities in India. In her banking career spanning 27 years, she has worked with the bank for 20 years, in senior roles as Read more

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1 November 2011

Is Indonesia Bound for the BRICs?

As Indonesia hosts a number of high-level summits this year, it looks set to take its place among the world’s economic superstars. But celebrations are premature: although Indonesia has made great strides, its gains are reversible. To continue to prosper, Jakarta must address rampant corruption and poor governance

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14 October 2011

Book excerpt: Harvesting feminist knowledge for public policy

An exclusive chapter from the book 'Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policy,' edited by Devaki Jain, looks at how providing food security for all can point the way toward a more humane political economy.