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#5220, 9 January 2017
India and Vietnam: Strengthening Bilateral Relations
Amruta Karambelkar reflects on recent high-level visits to India to analyse the nature of bilateral ties
#5219, 6 January 2017
India-Pakistan
Line (Out) of Control?

Joy Mitra argues that risks to general stability in the region remain entrenched in the dynamics of the India-Pakistan conflict and that it could lead to an uncontrollable conflict trajectory
#5214, 31 December 2016
IPCS Discussion
IPCS-Stimson Center Roundtable on South Asia

Angshuman Choudhury and Roshan Iyer report on the proceedings of the discussion held on 08 December 2016
#5210, 26 December 2016
Russia’s Search for New Ground in Pakistan
Adarsh Vijay analyses Russia's possible motivations for its increasing engagement with Pakistan
#5204, 14 December 2016
China's Belt and Road Initiative: Should India be Concerned?
Dr Anand Kumar discusses how the OBOR Initiative in Pakistan and Bangladesh can be advantageous for India
#5197, 2 December 2016
IPCS Discussion
India-Australia and Roles in the Indo-Pacific

Roshan Iyer reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 15 November 2016
#5196, 30 November 2016
IPCS Discussion
Equality, Equity, Inclusion: Indian Laws & India’s Women

Niharika Tagotra reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 11 November 2016
#5195, 29 November 2016
Modi’s China Policy: Between Rhetoric and Reality
Niharika Tagotra assesses and identifies the key characteristics of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies vis-a-vis China
#5194, 29 November 2016
Pakistan's New Army Chief and the Indo-Pak Dialogue Process
Sarral Sharma writes about the appointment of Gen Qamar Bajwa as Pakistan's new army chief and its potential impact on the New Delhi-Islamabad dialogue process
#5190, 25 November 2016
Restraint to Retribution: Modi’s New Normal and Nawaz Sharif’s Challenge
Lt Gen (Retd) AS Lamba analyses Indian and Pakistani military and political responses to the escalating tensions between the two countries
#5188, 22 November 2016
Countering China: India's Uncertain Response
Harry Roberts analyses India's reaction to China's growing strategic clout in Asia
#5185, 18 November 2016
US Policy Orientation
Donald Trump and South Asia

Michael Krepon says that the trend lines toward India and Pakistan are too deeply grooved to change, but there could be differences in degree rather than kind
#5179, 14 November 2016
IPCS Debate
Demonetisation: An Exercise in Instability

Roshan Iyer argues against the recent demonetisation of banknotes of INR 500 and INR 1,000 by the Indian government
#5178, 14 November 2016
Managing Differences is the Key to Sino-India Relations
Liu Siwei looks at the merits of a comprehensive approach towards maintaining friendly and positive Sino-Indian relations
#5175, 11 November 2016
Theresa May in India: Out of Touch with Reality
Harry Roberts argues that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent India visit demonstrates was more about Britain than India

#5174, 10 November 2016
Climate Change: India's Severe Domestic Equity Gaps
Niharika Tagotra explains how India's domestic policies contradict the stance it adopts during international climate change negotiations
  
SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/DISCUSSIONS
Faith, Unity, Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan
18 January 2017 , 1130-1300 Hrs

   
India-Australia Relations & Roles in the Indo-Pacific
15 November 2016 , 1500-1630 Hrs

   
News
Myanmar turns to pop-up power stations
BBC News, 19 December 2014
Nestled on a bed of gravel, an hour's drive from Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the country's newest power station.

[Editorial] Employment war arising
The Korea Times, 19 December 2014
Employment rates have a critical impact on economic conditions and the growth of each nation and therefore determine social stability in the present and the future.

Moving backward
The Korea Times, 19 December 2014
I had lunch with Srirak Plipat, Asia-Pacific director of Transparency International (TI), in Seoul on Nov. 21. He came to Korea as part of an Asian visit before the anticorruption watchdog released its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) on Dec. 3.

The North Korea model for consumer complaints
ABC News, 19 December 2014
Don't like something? Just threaten retribution until it goes away. After all, it worked for some North Korean cyber-terrorists who didn't want Hollywood comedy The Interview to be released, writes Ben Pobjie.

After a ragged year, where to for Abbott?
ABC News, 19 December 2014
Since the budget the Government has lost a mountain of political capital for little or no gain. So as it ends 2014, what does it need to do in 2015? Tony Abbott's former adviser Terry Barnes writes.

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
REXIT Impact: Flipping the Coin
Prerana Priyadarshi
Issue Brief 263
Advancing India's relationship with Japan and South Korea: Quest for Middle Power Cooperation
Prakash Panneerselvam
Issue Brief 262
Election Analysis: Battle for the States
Special Report 183
IPCS Forecast 2016
Special Report 182
State Support to Insurgents in Other States:Resolution or Worsening of Conflict?
Harish Venugopalan
Issue Brief 261
Roots of the Syrian Crisis
VP Haran
Special Report 181
Modi in Lahore: Indian and Pakistani Reflections
Special Report 180
Reviving the Dialogue with Pakistan: A New Agenda for India
D Suba Chandran
Issue Brief 258
Charting Global Transitions
IPCS Annual 2015
Special Report 178
IPCS Forecasts: East Asia in 2015
Sandip Kumar Mishra
Special Report 175
IPCS Forecasts: West Asia in 2015
Ranjit Gupta
Special Report 168
IPCS Forecasts: The Indian Ocean in 2015
Vijay Sakhuja
Special Report 167
Indo-US Relations: After Narendra Modi’s Visit
Vivek Mishra
Issue Brief 257
books
Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2012: Uneasy Stasis and Fragile Peace
D. Suba Chandran and P.R. Chari
New Delhi: Routledge India
Book reviews
Divya Srivastava reviews
Recasting Indo-Us Relations
 
 

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