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19 September 2016

World Social Forum: building an equal and sustainable world

From August 9 to 14, 2016, people from various parts of civil society, NGOs and social movements from all over the world gathered to discuss and promote alternate ways of growth and development at the World Social Forum in Montreal. Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace fellow, Gateway House explains what it is and why there is such a need for such a forum today.

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15 September 2016

U.S. Elections: Trump muddies terrorism debate

Our special mini-series on the U.S. Elections and its foreign policy implications continues as Ambassador Neelam Deo discusses the debate over terrorism, in which Trump's inconsistent policy proposals make predictions difficult, while alliances in South and East Asia are shifting with new military drills announced, as others take place this week.

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31 August 2016

LEMOA: a natural progression in Indo-U.S. ties

Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the U.S. this week, where he signed the long awaited Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement with Ash Carter, his American counterpart. Sameer Patil, Fellow, National Security, Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism Studies, Gateway House, discusses the content and significance of the agreement, and prospects for Indo-U.S. defence ties.

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25 August 2016

Scorpene data leak will delay deployment

On the 24 August 2016, 22,000 pages of classified documents from France's DCNS was leaked. The documents contained sensitive information regarding India's newly acquired Scorpene-class submarines. Sameer Patil, National Security fellow at Gateway House summarises what has happened, and why this will only a small setback to the deployment of the submarines.

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25 August 2016

China’s G20: Structural reforms are key

China will be hosting the G20 Summit in Hangzhou on the 4-5 September 2016. Huang Wei, Director of Research, Department of Global Governance, IWEP-CASS, gave an interview on the sidelines of T20 Mumbai where she discussed how structural reforms can add energy to the world economy and help stabilise financial markets.