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Volume VI, Issue 11: Thursday, 16th March, 2017

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Gateway House Features & Blogs

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One is an advanced economy, the other an emerging one, and yet they share a striking complementarity of interests—from democracy and liberal values to a history of cordial relations. But two important economic agreements remain as chasms to be bridged
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House

14th July 1904

All eyes are on the outcome of the French elections next month with its portents of a far right president being the people’s choice. But it was 200 years ago that Bombay forged its French connection. Trade with France ushered in cultural influences while the city’s early nationalists were drawn to the French Revolution’s political philosophy of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’
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By Sifra Lentin, Adjunct Fellow, Bombay History Studies, Gateway House

Asia Times

The 26 March 2017 election of the chief executive of Hong Kong is the first since the failure of the 2014 political reform package. It is partly unique because of who is not running, namely current chief executive CY Leung, who has incurred his share of unpopularity. Who will be the victor?
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By Nicholas Gordon, Researcher, Global Institute for Tomorrow, Hong Kong

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Japanese technology giant Toshiba is sinking into a financial morass due to its near bankrupt nuclear power business, Westinghouse. India must recognise the new reality that nuclear energy is no longer financially viable
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By Amit Bhandari, Energy and Environment Fellow, Gateway House

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A Shift In U.S. Foreign Policy?
The Presidency of Donald Trump is considered to have heralded the end of the post-1945 world order. This opinion has arisen due to some of his policies, which seek to uproot the U.S. from its self-made mandate as the leader of international peace, security and trade. Is the U.S. undergoing a global retreat?Tune in

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