Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing

Volume VI, Issue 35:

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Gateway House Features

India in Canada’s worldview


India hardly figures in current discourse on Canadian foreign policy. Yet, the two countries are important to each other: one, a source of investment, technology and energy, the other an attractive market. The current challenge is to conclude negotiations on long-pending trade and investment agreements
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House

Partition and the Punjabi imprint on Bombay


The Sikh and Punjabi community of Sion-Koliwada Camp, Mumbai, hailed mostly from the Muslim-majority North West Frontier Province (NWFP), rather than undivided Punjab. They brought to their adopted city – and to India – a rich and varied cultural presence
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By Sifra Lentin, Adjunct Fellow, Mumbai History Studies, Gateway House

Trump’s Af policy: too late for impact?


In yet another policy flip, U.S. President Trump announced a new strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. While committing more troops to the region, he called out Pakistan as a ‘safe harbour’ for terrorism and called on India to do more. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House, joins us to discuss the implications of this new direction and what it means for India
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Gateway House Events

International Conference on Maritime Challenges, Taiwan


On August 29, Manjeet Kripalani, Executive Director, Gateway House participated in the International Conference on Maritime Challenges and Market Opportunities: Facilitating Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific held in Taiwan from 28-31 August 2017. The topic of the session was ‘Blue-Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship’
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Book discussion on ‘Reporting Pakistan’ by Meena Menon


On August 24, the Nehru Center had an event on the discussion of a book by Meena Menon titled “Reporting Pakistan”. Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security and Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House was invited to take part in the discussion with the author.
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Engaging the Indian Diaspora


On 28 August, Sameer Patil, Director, Centre for International Security and Fellow, National Security Studies, Gateway House, spoke on engaging the Indian Diaspora at the Ministry of External Affairs’ State Outreach Programme. The event was organised by the Regional Passport Office, Mumbai and is part of Videsh Sampark Series initiated by the MEA.
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Spot-on analyses

The Week Past

Japan-North KoreaJapan TimesAnother North Korea missile flies over Japan

U.S.China DailyMilitary efforts alone will not end US’ longest war

The Week Ahead

MyanmarAl JazeeraOnly International pressure can save the Rohingya

SyriaThe NationalIt is a losing game in Syria

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