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‘Tryst with Destiny’: Remapping the Promised Land(s)

‘Tryst with Destiny’: Remapping the Promised Land(s)

The deep scars left by the partition of India and Pakistan are often overlooked by high politics but an analysis of photographs from the time uncovers the reality of the impact of partition on the population(s).

The Indian Woman’s Reality

The Indian Woman’s Reality

India thronged to the streets recently in protest, after a young woman was brutally gang raped and subsequently died. But what the masses and policy-makers have failed to understand are the deeper cultural problems, allowing such crimes to happen.

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Enhancing energy production and sustaining the environment are not an either/or choice. India must be greedy enough to want both. Nuclear power does provide a solution worthy of consideration.

The Continuing Salience of Tibet for Sino-Indian Relations

The Continuing Salience of Tibet for Sino-Indian Relations

Unrest in Tibet carries huge implications for Sino-Indian relations and Indian foreign policy, which is important in part because next month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Sino-Indian War.

Prestige and Naval Power: A Look at India and China

Prestige and Naval Power: A Look at India and China

In modern times the transforming of a country into a great power has traditionally coincided with the development of a powerful navy. Both India and China are progressing towards this end.

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.

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