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21 December 2011

India is too emotional, says world’s top analyst

Parag Khanna, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation and European Council on Foreign Relations, says Indians should focus on India, not compete with China. In this interview, he talks about the lokpal bill, the economy and global capitalism.

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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29 November 2011

Will religious tolerance in Indonesia continue?

While recent developments in Indonesia indicate that religious tolerance is waning, it has not yet entered the danger zone. The tangible improvements in relations between Christians and mainstream Muslims are the strongest guarantee for the future of religious tolerance and social order in Indonesia.

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