There is no real Tibet card for New Delhi to play and India ignores its own Buddhists while supporting the Dalai Lama.
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Despite being the host, India did not get a BRICS Declaration that accurately reflected its interests and values.
China has shown following the PCA ruling that the way to come back from a diplomatic loss is more diplomacy – political, economic and military – not less. India has much to learn.
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India-Taiwan relations lack both ambition and creativity and suffer from not a little pusillanimity.
Originally published as Jabin T. Jacob, ‘China’s Provinces and Foreign Policy: Lessons and Implications for India and its States’ in Subir Bhaumik (ed.), Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in India Foreign Policy (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 253-70. Extracts Even without their rising world profiles as a starting point, it has long been aContinue reading “Indian States and Foreign Policy: Lessons from Chinese Provinces”
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