Gateway House Weekly Briefing

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Weekly Briefing

Volume V, Issue 49: Thursday, 8th December, 2016

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo is visiting India next week two years after assuming office, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is now in the second half of his five-year tenure, is yet to extend the gesture. A ‘Look West-Act East’ policy will benefit both nations respectively
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Kunal Kulkarni, Senior Researcher, Lina Lee and Shivani Gayakwad, Research Interns, Gateway House

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China is the largest investor in Sri Lanka today, with funding and investment of nearly $15 billion. Gateway House tracks the Chinese money trail to Sri Lanka– where it lands, where it stays–and assesses its depth. This is the second in the Gateway House Series on Chinese investments in South Asia.
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Kunal Kulkarni, Senior Researcher, Lina Lee and Shivani Gayakwad, Research Interns, Gateway House

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The inaugural The Gateway of India Dialogue was held on 13-14 June, 2016 and saw participation by several esteemed members of the Indian and international diplomatic and business communities, including representation by the Indian government.

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India may be less dependent on the Chinese market than some other countries in the region, but it too wants Chinese investment—and this ambivalence has been evident in India’s varying approach to the AIIB and OBOR. To balance this dilemma in an increasingly complex Asia, India must work with others, in particular with European countries
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By Hans Kundnani, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

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Gateway House Events

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Gateway House hosted the India-China Think Tank Forum in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and the Institute of Chinese Studies. The forum saw two roundtable discussions, involving several members from the diplomatic, academic, and think tank community from India and China.
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Akshay Mathur, Director of Research and Analysis, attended and participated as a panelist at the T20 Germany Kick-Off Conference held in Berlin, Germany. The theme for the conference was “Cohesion in Diversity: Accompanying the German G20 Presidency”.
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