Gateway House Weekly Briefing

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Volume VI, Issue 10: Thursday, 9th March, 2017

Gateway House Features

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The French presidential election, which is less than two months away, defies attempts at predicting who the finalists of the two-round tourney will be, what with allegations of corruption being hurled at the contestants and new revelations unfolding on a daily basis
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By Olivier Da Lage, editor-in-chief, Radio France International

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There is much dissatisfaction with the status quo in India’s largest state, where bribery and corruption are endemic and leaders with a national identity hard to find. A six-day trip through eastern UP offered insight into the state’s changing mindset
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By Manjeet Kripalani, Executive Director, Gateway House

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Foreign Secretary Jaishankar’s third visit to the United States since Donald Trump’s election is an indication of India’s commitment to engage with all-quarters in Washington with its full diplomatic might. Despite the current situation of concern due to the H-1B visa and the recent shooting of an Indian in Kansas, initial soundings are reassuring and positive.
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By Seema Sirohi, Analyst

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Forecasting uncertainty is a full-fledged task for security and foreign policy analysts, but when countries resort to being unpredictable then it is likely to backfire. Uncertainty about his next course of action seems to be Trump’s defining characteristic. How India will manage this to better relations will be critical
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By Amit Dasgupta, former Indian diplomat


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Gateway House Podcasts

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The New World Order, a podcast series designed to observe, define and help you understand the changing political trends across the world.

Episode 01: The post-1945 geopolitical order is crumbling. The cracks are highlighted by the uncertainty posed by Trump’s America, the multiple crises facing Europe, the chronic conflict and destabilisation of West Asia and the rise of China. There is a geopolitical reconfiguration underway, one which needs to be understood Tune in


Gateway House Events

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On March 8, 2017, Sir Daniel ‘Danny’ Alexander, Vice President & Corporate Secretary, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) had an informal meeting with Gateway House. He was accompanied by Hua Tian, Senior Secretariat Officer, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
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