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2 July 2013

India’s Bilateral Investment Treaties

Bilateral Investment Treaty agreements (BIT) are often conceived as an academic or historical interest. However, for many countries, these agreements help investors in understanding dispute resolution and legal mechanisms.

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20 June 2013

Giving up GWOT

U. S. President Barack Obama has strongly indicated a move away from the ‘Global War on Terrorism,’ – a term famously coined by his predecessor George W. Bush after the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Given that a common definition of a ‘terrorist’ hasn’t yet been found, was the war on terrorism ever practical?