Gateway House Weekly Briefing

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Weekly Briefing

Volume VI, Issue 37:

Thursday, 14 September 2017

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Gateway House Features & Blogs

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The Indian Space Research Organisation’s recently announced intention to visit the planet Venus – the third celestial destination for India – is a significant academic pursuit. Can New Delhi use this opportunity to develop cutting-edge trans-disciplinary technologies and advance its space diplomacy?
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By Chaitanya Giri, Adjunct Fellow, Space Studies, Gateway House

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The ninth BRICS summit represented the victory of pragmatism over narrow nationalistic impulses. All BRICS members are likely to craft the grouping’s future script as it enters its second decade, but more crucially, the Big Three will have to show a large dose of statesmanship
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House

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India must deepen its involvement with countries of the Indian Ocean Region on issues of security, commerce, and connectivity: this was the upshot of the second Indian Ocean Conference, held by the India Foundation in Colombo two weeks ago
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By Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security & Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House

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Gateway House Events

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On 12-13 September, Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security & Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House participated in the UK-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Cyber Issues in London, organised by The Observer Research Foundation and Chatham House, London
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On 12 September, Gateway House hosted Dr. Radwan Masmoudi, President of the Center of the Study of Islam & Democracy (CSID) from Tunisia. He, along with Manjeet Kripalani, Executive Director, and Sifra Lentin, Adjunct Fellow, Mumbai History Studies, Gateway House, discussed topics such as Tunisia’s struggle with establishing a democratic system of governance
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Spot-on analyses

The Week Past

U.S.-Saudi Arabia-QatarDaily SabahU.S. pays highest price in Saudi-Qatar row

ChinaSouth China Morning PostTwo reasons why China’s currency doesn’t have more global clout

The Week Ahead

MyanmarArab NewsBig oil, failed democracy and the world’s shame in Myanmar

India-JapanJapan TimesJapan seeks to upgrade security talks with India amid China muscle-flexing: sources

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