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Review – Border Walls

Review – Border Walls

With imagination and erudition, Jones investigates the fundamental tensions between democratic ideals and the brute realities of the enforcement of state power on the ground.

Review – Muslims in Indian Cities

Review – Muslims in Indian Cities

As the authors of this volume demonstrate, India’s 170 million Muslim population have been the losers in a legacy of establishing separate territories for non-territorial religious categories.

US-Indian Relations: Permanent Interests Not Permanent Friends

US-Indian Relations: Permanent Interests Not Permanent Friends

It is important that the United States do a better job of defending its own interests in its negotiations with India. Nevertheless, there are areas of common strategic concern where we can work with the Indian government to the benefit of both nations.

In Panetta’s Wake

In Panetta’s Wake

The US Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, recently concluded a sweeping trip across much of Asia. Despite initial missteps when it followed a China first policy and also sought to assuage Pakistan’s concerns, the Obama administration now seeks to work with India as the linchpin of its Asian security strategy.

Making Sausage

Making Sausage

IR scholars rarely have access to real-time “insider” data on climate summits, though it is telling that virtually all of the world leaders make claims that we would have expected.

India’s Approach to Sanctions on Iran

India’s Approach to Sanctions on Iran

Although India has publically chastised Western sanctions against Iran’s oil exports, it is quietly beginning to comply with them. This apparent contradiction stems from Indian policymakers desire to balance its diverging interest in the U.S. and Iran.

Why BRICS Matters

Why BRICS Matters

Western commentators often dismiss BRICS as an acronym in search of an identity. Yet, as BRICS becomes increasingly institutionalized it is changing global discourse.

India’s Iran-Israel Balancing Act

India’s Iran-Israel Balancing Act

Amidst growing Israeli-Iranian animosity, India’s traditional policy of compartmentalizing relations with each nation is becoming untenable.

India’s Time to Think Strategically:  Is domestic politics holding India back?

India’s Time to Think Strategically: Is domestic politics holding India back?

Domestic political developments – which have important implications for the type of state and society that India wishes to create for itself – have led to a neglect of any major debate on foreign policy at a time when India is in the process of emerging as a major Asian power.

Review – India’s Strategic Practice and the Return of History

Review – India’s Strategic Practice and the Return of History

Scholars from the South are infiltrating IR from within the discipline. To that trend, Vivekanandan’s work is a welcome addition.

A Gendered Reading of the Anna Hazare Phenomenon

A Gendered Reading of the Anna Hazare Phenomenon

When Anna Hazare was detained by the Indian authorities to prevent him from protest-fasting against the government’s version of the Lok Pal Bill, he declared the beginning of India’s “second freedom struggle. His use of satyagraha, fasting-as-protest, and the adornment of the Gandhi cap are materially, discursively and performatively evocative of Gandhi’s freedom struggle.

Between Austerity and Viability: The Search for Future Air Combat Platforms in East Asia

Between Austerity and Viability: The Search for Future Air Combat Platforms in East Asia

Recent years have seen the intensification of political tensions between various states in the Pacific and East Asia. The rise of China as a military and economic power has necessarily triggered concern in the region, causing nations to reexamine their air-power procurement and development plans.

Defying the Modus Operandi: Anna Hazare, Corruption and Politics in India

Defying the Modus Operandi: Anna Hazare, Corruption and Politics in India

Evoking the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi, Anna Hazare’s anti-graft campaign has personified a core national concern in India against endemic corruption and its consequences. However, the potency of the anti-corruption movement, although widely acknowledged and supported, has far from clear ramifications.

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