In the case of Russia-India-China trilateral, the domestic political orientation of each country contributes fundamentally to its perceptions and views of the objectives and functions of regional organizations.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
China’s Defence White Papers: A Political Reading
While studying the military aspects of China’s National Defense White Papers, Indian policymakers and military planners must pay attention to the political elements of this document in order to achieve a fuller more accurate understanding of China’s intentions.
Integrating the Outlier: Arunachal Pradesh as Development Project and Dilemma
Arunachal Pradesh’s disputed status, unique socio-cultural makeup and difficult geographic location have elicited multifaceted responses from Indian policymakers. How has this Indian ‘development agenda’ affected and molded the political economy of Arunachal Pradesh and what does it say about the role and place of Arunachal in the Indian political system and imagination?
The Age of the Lilliputians
The Asian century might not be so much about China and India as their neighbours who get these giants to behave themselves.