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The 2014 General Elections & Prospects for India’s Foreign Policy

The 2014 General Elections & Prospects for India’s Foreign Policy

India’s policy makers and strategists will rely on a revival of the economy to provide India with the basis for a more robust and proactive foreign policy.

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Review – Reconceptualising Deterrence

Lieberman’s thorough examination of the central role of deterrence in contemporary Security Studies illustrates the existing gap between theory and evidence of success.

The Khobragade Fiasco and the State of Diplomatic Immunity

The Khobragade Fiasco and the State of Diplomatic Immunity

The Devyani Khobragade incident has highlighted the larger issue of diplomatic immunity, with the India-U.S. spat arising out of differing interpretations of this concept.

Domestic Politics and Regional Hegemony: India’s Approach to Sri Lanka

Domestic Politics and Regional Hegemony: India’s Approach to Sri Lanka

India can keep its leverage on Sri Lanka and increase its influence in South Asia by outlining a clear vision for regional leadership and by also taking a consistent normative stand on key issues.

India Pivots to Asia… Again

India Pivots to Asia… Again

India has taken the US, Japan and China seriously in its foreign policy considerations, but its pivot to Asia must be understood through its own self-conception as an Asian great power.

Chinese Grand Strategy and the Exacerbation of the Sino-Indian Territorial Dispute

Chinese Grand Strategy and the Exacerbation of the Sino-Indian Territorial Dispute

Examining China’s strategic objectives allows analysts to better understand Sino-Indian relations in light of recent tensions along the contentious Indo-Tibet border.

One Year After RIO+20: Is Sustainable Development on Track In India?

One Year After RIO+20: Is Sustainable Development on Track In India?

The idea of sustainable development might be rhetorical. With that in mind, there may be very little substance for the UN or other agencies to showcase.

China, India and the New Class

China, India and the New Class

POL 210 has a new class. In order to spark early discussion with students, a report was used which described how Chinese soldiers inside Indian territory had proclaimed the area to be Chinese land.

On Indian Public Diplomacy

On Indian Public Diplomacy

First used by the USA to make its war aims known globally during World War One, public diplomacy is a relatively new strategy. In recent years it has become an instrument of India’s foreign policy arsenal.

Towards a More Crowded Heavens?

Towards a More Crowded Heavens?

National space programs are tools states leverage for a variety of purposes, not expressions of an apolitical human urge to explore. Like nuclear weapons, crewed spaceflight programs remain widely perceived as a signifier of great power status.

The Rootedness of Inequality

The Rootedness of Inequality

Violence against women and the societal attitudes that often provide the conditions which condone such acts cannot be parked solely within the developing world.

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