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India's Centrality in South Asia

Paper No. 5753                                        Dated 28-Jul-2014

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

Centrality of a nation in its region or beyond depends on the insecurity of adjoining nations from aggression or threat of destabilization by adversaries. Since the end of the second World War when communism stood as an alternative to Western capitalism as a viable alternative development model it was embraced by many developing nations recently freed from the yoke of colonialism.

Paracel &Spratly Islands-Conflict resolution Impeded by China:

Paper No. 5733   Dated 27-Jun-2014

(Dr Subhash Kapila was invited to participate in an International Workshop at Danang VIETNAM from June 19-22 2014 on South China Sea issues. The theme selected by him for his Presentation is as reflected in the Title and the contents of his Presentation are reproduced below)

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Introductory Observations

South China Sea: China Regenerates Coercion and Brinkmanship against Vietnam

Paper No. 5697                                       Dated 8-May-2014

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

China has once again endangered security and stability in the maritime expanse of the South China Sea region by repetition of its traditional strategy of military coercion and brinkmanship against Vietnam in early May 2014.

United States President Visits Asia Pacific April 2014: Challenges

Paper No. 5688                                      Dated 25-Apr-2014

By Dr Subhash Kapila

United States President Obama commenced his four-nation visit to the Asia Pacific region by his first State Visit to Japan which commenced on April 23 2014 and will be followed by visits to South Korea, Philippines and Malaysia and these visits becoming strategically significant in that contextually it is taking place against rising tensions generated by China in East Asia more pointedly.

Dealing With a Defiant North Korea

Paper No. 5392                                         Dated 14-Feb-2013

By B. Raman

North Korea’s third nuclear test was not secretive. Its first two tests were with plutonium. One does not know whether it used plutonium or enriched uranium in the third.

Adding Substance to SAARC: India-Sri Lanka Experience.

Paper No. 5294                    Dated 13-Nov-2012

By Col. (retd) R.Hariharan

[This article includes extracts from the valedictory address delivered by the author at the International Conference on “India-Sri Lanka Relations: Strengthening SAARC” organised by the Centre for Indian Ocean Studies, Osmania University Hyderabad on November 8 and 9, 2012.]

CHINA OUTMANOEUVRES INDIAN FOREIGN POLICY IN SOUTH ASIA

 

Paper No. 5213                                                                           13-Sept-2012

By Dr. Subhash Kapila 

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