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Maldives: 'Black magic', a national policy?
Jun 08, 2012

Maldives: 'Black magic', a national policy?

In Maldives, Government parties need to come clean on their strategy for the future in the Roadmap Talks. Only based on such a strategy could they work back, on accommodating the MDP's demand on advancing the presidential poll.

Maldives: Putting new 'foreign policy' to practice - and test?
Sep 05, 2014

Maldives: Putting new 'foreign policy' to practice - and test?

Without most people noticing it and anyone acknowledging it, either inside the country or outside, Maldives' new President Abdulla Yameen launched the nation's new 'foreign policy' at a quiet ceremony in capital Male on January 20, 2014.

Maldives: Recalibrating India first policy?
Aug 24, 2016

Maldives: Recalibrating India first policy?

Maldives' Foreign Minister, Mohamed Asim said that the choice flowed from his nation’s India first policy.

Maldives: The effects of domestic politics on foreign policy
Jan 06, 2023

Maldives: The effects of domestic politics on foreign policy

The Maldivian domestic politics today is in constant flux as the presidential elections draw close

Mann Ki Baat: Innovation in Indian policymaking
Sep 19, 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Innovation in Indian policymaking

Governments are architects designing our range of choices and social environment. Using formal behavioural science towards design, they can craft smar

Mapping Iran’s policy towards a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
Apr 19, 2023

Mapping Iran’s policy towards a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

Iran’s rising engagement with Afghanistan marks a subtle shift in its policy, moving from conflict to cooperation

Mapping Muizzu’s foreign policy
Apr 03, 2024

Mapping Muizzu’s foreign policy

Muizzu’s foreign policy seems to have three objectives: reduce dependence on India, increase cooperation with China, and diversify relations with ot

Metro rail policy 2017 could be effective with few amendments
Jan 02, 2019

Metro rail policy 2017 could be effective with few amendments

Metro policy is a well-thought-out plan but it has left some gaps, which are bound to pull down the whole process

Minding the gaps in India’s act east policy
Sep 21, 2018

Minding the gaps in India’s act east policy

New Delhi’s approach to Southeast Asia within the wider Indo-Pacific region is strategically sound but has limits.

Mission indefinite: Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policy
Aug 29, 2017

Mission indefinite: Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policy

Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policy reflects more continuity than he is willing to acknowledge

Modi 2.0 confronts a challenging foreign policy landscape
May 27, 2019

Modi 2.0 confronts a challenging foreign policy landscape

After celebrating his win, Modi needs to prepare for much work ahead on the foreign policy front.

Modi and the Middle East: Towards a Link West Policy
Oct 07, 2014

Modi and the Middle East: Towards a Link West Policy

In the past, India avoided talking to major powers like the US and Europe on the Middle East. Modi has hinted at a change in this approach by taking forthright positions on terrorism, nuclear proliferation and other controversial issues during his visit to the US.

Modi government can't afford to repeat foreign policy mistakes in 2018
Jan 02, 2018

Modi government can't afford to repeat foreign policy mistakes in 2018

In 2018, significant developments could take place in Southeast Asia, beginning with the Indo-ASEAN commemorative summit on January, followed by New Delhi hosting all the ASEAN leaders collectively as chief guests at the Republic Day function.

Modi must get India out of COVID-19 crisis to make foreign policy work
May 21, 2020

Modi must get India out of COVID-19 crisis to make foreign policy work

There are many metrics to measure the Modi foreign policy of the past year.

Modi's faultless foreign policy
Mar 18, 2015

Modi's faultless foreign policy

The IOR tour was not just about declarations and MOUs, proof of this is that New Delhi has put down money through Lines of Credit for infrastructure development in various island states. The challenge now is to ensure that it is effectively utilised.

Modi's foreign policy style is continuity, not change
Jul 20, 2015

Modi's foreign policy style is continuity, not change

Continuity, rather than change, is the true hallmark of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy. True, he has been far more vigorous and muscular than his predecessor Manmohan Singh, but the difference is in tone and emphases, rather than substance.

Modi's limited Pakistan policy at BRICS
Oct 25, 2016

Modi's limited Pakistan policy at BRICS

In the post BRICS narrative, Modi government’s recent policy towards Pakistan has been described as a "game changer" but has it's own limitations

Modi's Pakistan policy back on track set by Narasimha Rao in 1991
Jul 14, 2015

Modi's Pakistan policy back on track set by Narasimha Rao in 1991

No matter how you nuance the outcome of the recent Sharif-Modi meeting, the fact is that continuity, rather than change, marks the Indian PM's new Pakistan initiative. And, Time has shown the success of this strategy because India has, if anything, become more resilient, while Pakistan has come to the brink of collapse.

Modi’s foreign policy@3
May 31, 2017

Modi’s foreign policy@3

Significant advances have been made in relations with several strategic partners and progress has been registered in critical areas.

Modi’s Kozhikode masterstroke reflects maturity in Pakistan policy
Sep 26, 2016

Modi’s Kozhikode masterstroke reflects maturity in Pakistan policy

In his Kozhikode speech, Modi managed to underscore how Pakistan was going against the forces of history and how isolated it stood today as a result.

Modi’s Pakistan policy: What’s working and what’s not
Apr 27, 2018

Modi’s Pakistan policy: What’s working and what’s not

The Modi government should have put in place systems, structures and strategies that would make it politically very difficult for any future government to slide back to the pusillanimous policy on Pakistan.

Monetary policy must be complemented by fiscal policy
Oct 03, 2022

Monetary policy must be complemented by fiscal policy

Fiscal policy must be leveraged to contain the impact of rising interest rates on growth.

Multistakeholder policy making very important: Google official
May 01, 2015

Multistakeholder policy making very important: Google official

The future of the internet is by no means simple, and that the deeper the analysis became, the more complicated it would be, according to Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google.

Musharraf and his terrorism policy
Jul 05, 2004

Musharraf and his terrorism policy

When Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf speaks, he gets lots of attention in Washington DC and other capitals in the western world. For the past three years, he has been saying that he was determined to root out terrorism from the world. He was quickly dubbed as a staunch ally by the Bush administration.

National Health Policy 2017: Addressing the "fragmentation" challenge
Apr 07, 2017

National Health Policy 2017: Addressing the "fragmentation" challenge

While recognising the role of private providers, NHP 2017 calls for harnessing the private sector through strategic purchase of secondary and tertiary

Navigating the chrome age: Jobs, growth and public policy
Dec 19, 2018

Navigating the chrome age: Jobs, growth and public policy

The ability to transform disruption into opportunity will be central in determining who will benefit and who will lose.

Need for a migration policy in Thailand
Dec 19, 2022

Need for a migration policy in Thailand

The Thai government needs to put in place a holistic and inclusive migration policy to support the migrants entering and residing in their territory

New cabinet in Indonesia: Future of Indonesian foreign policy and its relations with India
Nov 04, 2019

New cabinet in Indonesia: Future of Indonesian foreign policy and its relations with India

Both India and Indonesia see ASEAN centrality as a prominent feature in their approach to the Indo-Pacific.

New Delhi doesn't seem committed to its own Act East policy
Nov 09, 2015

New Delhi doesn't seem committed to its own Act East policy

The Vietnamese are carefully balancing their ties. At one level they maintain healthy party-to-party ties with China and seek to boost trade and investment from China. On the other, they want to build better ties with the US, Japan and India to offset the Chinese.

New Delhi Recalibrates its Latin American Policy
Sep 01, 2022

New Delhi Recalibrates its Latin American Policy

New Delhi can and should view Latin America as one region, to develop a foreign policy that caters specifically to the region—one that is anchored i

New Delhi’s recent Kashmir policy has hurt its international reputation but not its real position
Mar 02, 2020

New Delhi’s recent Kashmir policy has hurt its international reputation but not its real position

Externally, New Delhi has inconsistently wavered between attempting to influence the international debate on Kashmir and treating it as a purely domes

New foreign trade policy: Going for the big push
Apr 03, 2015

New foreign trade policy: Going for the big push

After a long delay, the government has finally announced the much awaited new foreign trade policy, with thrust export promotion, reducing trade transactions costs, e-commerce, services exports and ease of doing business. It is a welcome relief to see that economic reforms on the trade front are back on track and in full swing.