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Japan and India’s Convergent Strategic Trajectories

Paper No. 6069                                  Dated 03-Feb-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

In December 2015 , Japan and India jointly validated their convergent strategic trajectories when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a historic move affirmed “Japan and India Vision 2025 Special Strategic and Global Partnership: Working Together for Peace and Prosperity of the Indo-Pacific Region and the World”.

North Korea’s Nuclear Test: Who Protects Kim Jong-un?

Paper No. 6059                                  Dated 19-Jan-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

North Korea’s fourth nuclear test (January 06) has reopened the debate on the security of North–East Asia.

India and Japan Affirm Security of Indo-Pacific Region

Paper No. 6052                                  Dated 04-Jan-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

The recent official visit (Dec. 11 – 13, 2015) of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to India and the 44-paragraph “Joint Statement on India and Japan Vision 2025” signed by Mr. Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not only a watershed in India-Japan relations but also an affirmation of a new narrative that joins the Indian Ocean region with the Asia Pacific region at the hip. 

Shinzo Abe's India Visit: How special is India-Japan strategic and global partnership?

Paper No. 6045                                  Dated 09-Dec-2015

Guest Column by Prof. B. R. Deepak

Last September when Prime Minister Modi visited Japan, India and Japan upgraded their bilateral relations to ‘special strategic and global partnership.’ The 56 point long Tokyo Declaration issued on 1 September, 2014 after the summit meeting could be regarded as a blue print for future collaboration between India and Japan.

Russia-China Strategic Nexus: How Strategic?

Paper No. 6016                                  Dated 05-Oct-2015

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Russia-China strategic nexus and the troubled China-US relations are the most hotly debated topics in global strategic nexus in the 21st Century.

European Union and Asian Security

Paper No. 5998                                Dated 31-Aug-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

The European Union till recently was credited with being the ‘third pole’ in the multipolar world that exists currently and these deductions were logical when the combined political, economic and military might was taken into account of its leading members France Britain and Germany, and with France and Britain being Permanent Members of the UN Security Council with veto powers.

China- Japan Tensions to Increase as Abe Revamps Security policies

Paper No. 5976                                 Dated 25-Jul-2015

By D. S. Rajan


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