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28 June 2018

Indo-Pacific in flux

Change and uncertainty have marked geopolitical equations in the East Asian segment of the Indo-Pacific in the last six months. India-China relations changed visibly for the better while the U.S.-China trade war became more polarised. The Quad remained inert as did negotiations on the proposed Code of Conduct for the South China Sea. An analysis of some of the major trends

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28 June 2018

Why The ‘2+2 Meet’ Was Rescheduled

Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, was interviewed by BloombergQuint reacting to the news of postponed India-U.S. 2+2 talks between the Ministers of Defense and External Affairs. Watch the interview and read the accompanying article, here.  

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21 June 2018

Arc of India’s Border Security

Border regions and communities, some of them far from the heartland, constitute India’s first line of defence, a critical link in its national security. India’s 15,000-km borders touch seven neighbouring countries: Afghanistan (abutting Gilgit), Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Bangladesh, Myanmar. Border regions have their own local dynamics, often shaped by subnational and religious identities that do not necessarily align neatly with political borders. Some also serve as flourishing corridors for illegal smuggling of goods and humans. Technology plays an important role in better protecting borders, but in some cases it has made borders obsolete. Despite their importance, border regions do not receive the full attention of the Indian mainstream, except when border tensions arise.

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21 June 2018

Trump-Kim Summit is a Realistic Trade-off

An article written for our website by our co-founder and Director, Amb. Neelam Deo, analyzing the recent Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, was republished in the Washington D.C.-based publication, “India America Today“. Read the republished piece here.