• IISS Voices

    William Choong: Dr Ng Eng Hen - strengthening cooperation to enhance security

    26 January 2015.  By William Choong, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security The threat of Islamic extremism in Asia arising from the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) should be a focus of discussion at this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD), said Singapore’s Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen in his keynote address at the 3rd Fullerton Forum. Speaking to 66 delegates from 22 countries for the third edition of...

  • IISS Voices

    Sanjaya Baru: The geo-economics of the Delhi Declaration

    26 January 2015.  By Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy A decade and a half ago, in January 2000, Condoleezza Rice wrote a perceptive essay in an influential journal on what constitutes American national interest at the dawn of a new millennium. There, for the first time, an prominent American strategic analyst urged her national leadership to take India seriously.  What then began as the ‘first steps’ in a new US–India relationship led to...

  • Expert Commentary

    National Interest: For Ukraine, Weakness Could Be Its Greatest Strength

    21 January 2015.  By Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, and Tymofiy Mylovanov The United States and the EU have demonstrated significant commitment to Ukraine’s success since the Maidan revolution. However, no Western leader has ever suggested that Ukraine has a blank check—that the Western commitment is without limits. Instead, as evidenced by the measured extent of financial and military assistance to Ukraine, this commitment is both limited and conditional. In particular, if...

  • Expert Commentary

    Economic Times: PM Narendra Modi outlines own version of inclusive growth strategy to his government

    19 January 2015.  By Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy A flurry of activity on the economic policy front in the New Year culminated last week in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s important address to The Economic Times Global Business Summit (GBS). Just when many were beginning to get worried about the government’s slow pace of action, the lack of ‘movement on the ground’, as many businessmen would put it, about the BJP’s political...

  • Events

    India’s Policy Toward China: Land Border Challenges & Opportunities

    11 December 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Manoj Joshi,
    Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 11 December 2014, 12-1pm

  • Manama Voices

    Sanjaya Baru: Geo-economics vs geopolitics in the GCC

    04 December 2014.  By Dr. Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy Summing up the deliberations at the first Gulf Dialogue, as the Manama Dialogue was called when it was launched in 2004, an IISS report said, ‘Balance of power, good governance, wise internal security arrangements, political and economic reform, improving rights for minorities, intense diplomatic exchanges, well-managed links with external powers: are all vital sinews in the regional security body politic, and even...

  • Events

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy: Challenges & Opportunities

    28 November 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    M.J. Akbar,
    National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 28 November 2014, 12-1pm

  • IGF

    The Geo-Economics of Commodities

    10 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 Third plenary Session
    Felipe Larraín Bascuñán, Former Minister of Finance, Chile; Senior Adviser, IISS
    Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa, Advisor for Political and Economic Affairs, Court of HRH the Crown Prince of Bahrain
    Memduh Karakullukçu, Vice Chairman and President, Global Relations Forum

  • IGF

    The Soft Power of Indian Enterprise

    10 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 Fourth plenary Session
    Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
    Dr Habil Khorakiwala, Chairman, Wockhardt Group

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