Whether backdoor geopolitics rather than careful negotiations brought about the interim agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme, the next six months will determine its fate. Reactions have ranged from a furious and mistrustful Israel to collective relief by many countries, and a worried India welcoming the agreement
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At the World Trade Organisation (WTO)’s ongoing ninth Ministerial Conference, the focus of several countries is on food security. What does the proposed ‘Peace Clause,’ mean for developing nations? What are the complex factors at play in the decision-making process, in the ongoing meeting?
Courtesy: Financial Express
3 December 2013
The Financial Express quoted Gateway House researcher, Hari Seshasayee. The article was about multi-sector projects that are on the agenda of the upcoming India-LAC summit in December.
Courtesy: Fair Observer
Fair Observer republished Ambassador Peter Jenkins' article 'Iran-P5+1 Interim Accord: An Assessment.' He argues that although this accord is just the beginning, the outlook is positive, and countries like India could play a positive role in making this deal a success
The recently concluded third Party Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party revealed a raft of economic reforms. While questions remain about how they will be implemented, the party leadership will be bold in an attempt to regain China's lost glory. Dev Lewis blogs
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In ‘The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a torch for peace,’ Director Teri McLuhan illustrates the life of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and explains why his legacy is relevant in today’s world
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In India, there are some powerful forces now in play in the election-bound states – and the 2014 general elections. Manjeet Kripalani, who toured the states during the polls, blogs about the increasing focus on issues such as job creation, sanitation, nutritious food, and technological innovation, among the electorate
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In ‘No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad,’ author Daniel Markey analyses the complex U.S.-Pakistan bilateral and suggests ways for Washington to improve the relationship.
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On November 24, the P5+1 and Iran reached a consensus on the interim agreement regarding Tehran’s long-disputed nuclear program. How comprehensive is this agreement, and what are its potential upshots for U.S., and West Asia – especially Israel and Saudi Arabia? More importantly, can India play a positive role?
Courtesy: Sameer Patil
Gateway House’s Associate Fellow Sameer Patil, who participated in the fifth annual Halifax International Security Forum, blogs about his inferences from the main discussions as well as his interactions with the participants at the event