Carter_final Courtesy: defence.gov
11 December 2014

Ashton Carter knows India well

Chuck Hagel’s unremarkable stint as the U.S. Defence Secretary should soon be forgotten if Ashton Carter’s nomination is confirmed. Even though Carter’s nomination bodes well for the India-U.S. bilateral due to his work on furthering the defence partnership he will be faced with more immediate concerns and the onus will then be on India to strategically enhance the relationship

News Walk Courtesy: News Walk
11 December 2014

Why Oil Won’t Worry India in 2015

Amit Bhandari, Author, Energy and Environment Fellow, has been quoted in an article on Western Europe remaining the largest market for Russian oil and gas however due to Ukraine related tensions, Russia is diversifying its export markets. The article has been published by News Walk

Eruonews Courtesy: Euronews
11 December 2014

ECONOMY: INDIA-RUSSIA-diamond-COOPERATION

Rajrishi Singhal, Senior Geo-economics fellow, Gateway House, has been quoted in an article on India-Russia's new diamond trade cooperation. This article has been published by Euronews

wirtschafts Blatt Courtesy: Wirtschafts Blatt
11 December 2014

“Every child in India knows that Russia is our best friend”

Amit Bhandari, Author, Energy and Environment Fellow, has been quoted in an article on Western Europe remaining the largest market for Russian oil and gas however due to Ukraine related tensions, Russia is diversifying its export markets. The article has been published by Wirtschafts Blatt

the gaurdian Courtesy: The Guardian
11 December 2014

Putin and Modi have much in common, say aides ahead of summit

Sameer Patil, Associate Fellow, National Security, Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism, Gateway House has been quoted in an article on Russia and India trying to strengthen their ties during Putin's visit to Delhi which will be their second meeting in six months. This article has been published by The Guardian

Taiwan-China-Flag Courtesy: aiaworldwide
11 December 2014

Taiwan’s centrality in Asian geopolitics

Internal power struggles within the Chinese CCP has allowed the People's Liberation Army a greater role in setting China's foreign policy. This has significant implications for the region because the status quo between China and Taiwan needs to be maintained to ensure stability in Asia and to avoid of future conflicts.

Saarc_2_marisha Courtesy:
10 December 2014

The 18th SAARC Summit

Expectations were high from the 18th SAARC Summit held in Kathmandu on November 26-27. However the Summit disappointed on the deliverables as tensions between India and Pakistan as well as Pakistan's domestic compulsions prevented the signing of two major agreements. The failure of this summit means that economic integration remains a distant dream

Space station_Nasa Courtesy: nasa.gov
8 December 2014

A divided space again

Space exploration may take a hit as terrestrial politics plays spoilsport with the U.S. government spearheading a sanctions programme against Russia. With China pursuing an independent space programme of its own, Russia’s departure from the effort may mark the beginning of a divided space once again after the Cold War