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Volume VI, Issue 14: Thursday, 6th April, 2017

Gateway House Features


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India beginning April 7 at a time when her country is confronted with Daesh-inspired terrorism. In the interests of regional stability, it is critical that the two countries maintain a united front against extremism
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By Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security & Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House


Allegations of corruption brought down erstwhile South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Now, there are many changes afoot: the new president who will be elected in May will face some crucial dilemmas that may affect the country’s relations with China and North Korea, besides the U.S.
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By Skand Tayal, former Ambassador to the Republic of Korea


India’s global economic engagement, especially with the developing world, has increased in the last two decades, but trade with South Asia has remained low. It holds the potential for building greater productivity and more inclusive growth in India and the region
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By Anoop Singh, Distinguished Fellow, Geoeconomic Studies, Gateway House

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President Trump’s “America First” rhetoric has eroded support for the commitments that leaders made at previous G20 summits regarding trade: rejecting protectionism and strengthening the multilateral trading system. What implications does this have for global trade? Will the more moderate voices in the administration get heard?
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By Dr. Claudia Schmucker, Head, Globalisation and World Economy Programme, German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin


Rise of China: part two
China’s strong economic foreign policy has created strong dependency chains around the world. This dependency has often resulted in major geopolitical gains both regionally and internationally. Join us as we discuss the impact that China has had in the South China Sea, Regional Organisations and the International Community. This is the concluding episode to a two-part special on the Rise of China Tune in

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Alexis Dalem, Vice President, International Relations, Thales, Paris


Gretchen Morgenson, Assistant Business and Financial Editor, New York Times


Rear Admiral (Retd.) Ophir Shoham, Former Director for Defence R&D Directorate, Ministry of Defense, Israel


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Gateway House Events

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On April 5, 2017 Gateway House held a roundtable meeting on “Trends and Developments in U.S.-India Relations and regional issues” with U.S. State Senator Pamela Althoff and Assemblyman Raj Mukherji. The discussions focussed the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and India
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On March 30, 2017, Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security & Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House, gave the keynote presentation at a seminar organised by the Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies titled, “Cyber Security: What Nations Need to Know”.
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