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Myanmar- 3rd Panglong Conference- A Failure:

Paper No. 6399    Dated . 23-July-2018   

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

After four postponements, the third Panglong Peace Conference finally took off on 11th June at Naypidaw with over 700 delegates attending the Conference. 

Besides those who signed the National Peace Agreement, ethnic armed organisations that had not signed the agreement also joined the conference at the invitation of the government.

United States Reachout to Russia- An Overriding Geo Political Imperative

Paper No. 6398              Dated 23-July-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China's Game Plan to Ease Out US- Suceeding?

Paper No. 6396 .  Dated 9-July-2018

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China for decades has chafed at the overwhelming geopolitical and military predominance that the United States had superimposed in the Western Pacific at China’s doorsteps. China for decades has employed various geopolitical and military stratagems to prompt the exit of the United States from the Western Pacific. In 2018, China seems to be succeeding in this aim.

East Asia Security Not Visibly Conflictual After Trump-Kim Summit

 Paper No. 6394                          30-June-2018

Myanmar: Army- Civil Relations and Insurgency:

Paper No. 6389                    Dated 11-June-2018         
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan’
On 29th May, in response to a question from the Irrawaddy’s Representative, the Permanent Secretary of the Defence Ministry, Brigadier General Aung Kyaw dropped a bomb shell that the Tatmadaw (the Army) is ready to obey if President U Win Myint orders a stop to the ongoing military operations in Kachin State in line with the law.  
 

Indo Pacific Security & US-India Strategic Partnership Reviewed 2018

Paper No. 6388                           Dated 11-June-2018
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Geopolitical developments of China’s exponential military rise in the last two decades endangering Indo Pacific Security can be attributed to the earlier evolution of the US-India Strategic Partnership and the enunciation of Indo Pacific Security vision in the US National security Document early this year.
 

Perspectives on India’s relations with smaller neighbours

Paper No. 6386                                              Dated 5-June-2018
By Col R Hariharan
[This is an edited compilation of answers to questions raised by an Indian research scholar on India’s relations with its smaller neighbours.]
 

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