The highly anticipated talks between the Indian and the Pakistani National Security Advisers fell through hours before the two were to meet. Neelam Deo weighs in on the discussion and the consequences of the cancelled talks.
Ex-Chief of ISI, Hamid Gul died on August 15. Neelam Deo and Sameer Patil sit down to discuss his role in ISI and cross border militantism.
On 17 August 2015, Sri Lanka held their parliamentary elections. The final results, showed that Ranil Wickremesinghe won the election and will remain Sri Lanka's prime minister. Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, analyses the outcomes of the elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to travel to the UAE on August 16 and 17, aside from his meetings with the governing royalty, he'll be connecting with the Indian diaspora there which comprises of 30% of the UAE's population. Neelam Deo discusses how this visit is different from others and what the nations can build on.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif meeting several high-level officials during his visit to India on August 14. Neelam Deo discusses what Zarif's visit can means for India and Iran.
Gateway House is publishing a book on the U.S.-India partnership and how it can be elevated to $1 trillion by 2030. The book shows how a unique moment exists for the two countries—led be the private sector and NGOs—to create a partnership that boosts quality of life and development in both countries. It contains research from numerous key business leaders, government officials and other experts from across industries in both India and the U.S. Ahead of the launch of the Book, Dev Lewis, Digital Media and Content Coordinator at Gateway House, speaks to Nish Acharya, author of the book and Visiting Fellow, U.S.-India Studies at Gateway House, about the key ideas in the book and his insights into the U.S.-India relationship
Kourosh Ziabari, Iranian journalist, sheds light on how the hardliners in Iran are reacting to the deal as well as why the Supreme Leader's backing will be key to the ratification of the JCPOA.
61.3% voted 'No' in the Greek referendum to accept the terms of the bailout package from the Troika on July 5, continuing the stand-off between Greece and the European creditors. Neelam Deo, Director, and Akshay Mathur, Geoeconomics Fellow, discuss the options for Greece going forward and the impact on India.
Neelam Deo, Director, and Akshay Mathur, Geoeconomics Fellow, Gateway House, preview the upcoming VII BRICS Summit to be held in Ufa, Russia, and discuss the status of the BRICS New Development Bank
South Africa is the newest member in BRICS and the second largest economy in Africa. Dev Lewis speaks to Sanusha Naidu, Research Associate at the Institute for Global Dialogue in Pretoria, on a range of topics from South Africa's view on BRICS to its position on internet governance and the New Development Bank's regional centre in Africa