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Volume VI, Issue 17: Thursday, 27th April, 2017

Gateway House Features & Blogs


Yameen Rasheed (1988-2017), a Gateway House writer, blogger and activist, was always full of sharp insights about his country’s politics
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By Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security & Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House


As the United States considers its policy options towards North Korea it must understand that Pyongyang has been thinking about military conflict for decades. It too will have military plans and they could pose major challenges for the U.S. This is why China and South Korea–and U.S. regional experts too–prefer the diplomatic route
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By Tim Willasey-Wilsey, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London

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India remains a problematic destination for foreign Original Equipment Manufacture decision makers. They are up against a range of deterrent factors when engaging with providers of Indian Electronics System Design and Manufacturing solutions. Is this due to protectionism or global policy?
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By Mark Zetter, CEO,

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Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disqualification from contesting the May 2017 presidential election has reduced the number of aspirants to six. The winner may well be a contender for the post of next Supreme Leader too
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By Amit Bhandari, Fellow, Energy and Environment, Aditya Phatak, Senior Researcher, & Purvaja Modak, Researcher, Gateway House

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The Nuclear question
International peace and security is perpetually in danger from the threat of nuclear weapons. In recent weeks, under the current U.S. Administration, the diplomatic success of the Iran Nuclear Deal is threatened while tensions build in the Sea of Japan over North Korean activities.Tune in

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Gateway House Events


On April 19-21, 2017, Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House attended ‘The Oceans Dialogue 2017′, in Thiruvananthapuram, hosted by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He was a speaker at two sessions and served as moderator for one
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Spot-on analyses

The Week Past

Iran: Arab News, Do not be fooled again: Iran hard-liners vs moderates

ASEAN-China: Nikkei Asian Review, ASEAN easing stance on China’s maritime encroachment

The Week Ahead

China: Global Times, Belt and Road summit participation reflects global support for initiative

North Korea: The Korea Times, Will Kim Jong-un succumb to US, China pressure?

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