Book Review: India-Southeast Asia-China Triangular Dynamics

Originally published as Jabin T. Jacob, ‘Insights on a Triangular Relationship’, The Book Review, Vol. XLI, No. 12, December 2017, 12-13. Amitav Acharya. East of India, South of China: Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017). Karen Stoll Farrell and Sumit Ganguly (eds) Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between IndiaContinue reading “Book Review: India-Southeast Asia-China Triangular Dynamics”

China’s 19th CPC Congress: Redefining Economic Growth

What is evident from Xi’s report is that problems of environment, health and urbanization – problems in India, too – are also seen as opportunities for China.

Infrastructure Development along India’s Borders with China

Indian infrastructure development in its border areas is a complex mix of national security considerations, political gamesmanship and economic rent-seeking

China in South Asia: Influence and Feedback

Presentation made at the British High Commission, New Delhi, 22 August 2013

China’s ‘Parliament’: Clear and Present Challenges

While the Communist Party continues to be the more powerful than the government in China, the symbols of state such as the National People’s Congress are increasingly vocal.

Issues and Considerations in Connectivity Projects in the BCIM Region

There are several lessons to be drawn from the implementation of physical connectivity infrastructure projects in the underdeveloped sub-region where the borders of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and China meet

Institutionalizing the BCIM: The Next Steps

What institutions does BCIM need at the Track-1 level for achieving greater integration and coordination of mutually beneficial activities across borders? Is transnational governance is the ultimate goal? Will sub-national governments in the 4 countries be actively involved?