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  • Russia's Nuclear Doctrine: Toward Pre-emption?

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

      The first week of September 2014 saw reports floating in from sources such as the Ria Novosti[1] news agency and The Moscow Times[2] newspaper that Russia was seeking to amend the nuclear po...

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  • English to re-enter Indonesian classrooms

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Duncan Graham

    The 2012 decision to scrap English as a compulsory subject in Indonesian elementary  schools is to be reversed. Materials and advice are likely to be sourced from the Philippines.   T...

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  • Friends and Neighbors: India and Southeast Asia

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Tridivesh Singh Maini

    India’s relationship with Southeast Asia has numerous components. Historically, trade between India’s coastal kingdoms of Orissa and Southern India and countries in Southeast Asia such as ...

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  • Indonesian economics and trade: Who needs an ideology?

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Sulistyo Widayanto

    Encouraging healthy public discussion and debate are key elements of any open society and free press. Indonesia is proudly proving that it has both of these. The commentary piece “Indonesia&rs...

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  • Indonesia's military doctrinal stagnation

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Andi Widjajanto

    Military reform is one of the key issues of structural change in post-Soeharto Indonesia. From 1998 through 2008, much of Indonesia’s energy was spent on dealing with the political baggage of...

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  • Israel's discontent over the Iranian nuclear deal

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

      While the recent Iranian nuclear deal drew a sigh of relief for US President Barack Obama and his administration, one ally has been less than impressed. Since November 2013, when the first ...

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  • China reaches out to West Bengal and eastern India

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Tridivesh Singh Maini

    In recent years, a number of Indian states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, have been pro-actively reaching out to Chinese provinces with an...

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  • Pakistan's reluctance on FMCT

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

    Pakistan’s reluctance to join the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT) is one of the main reasons why the treaty’s progress has stalled. The FMCT is an international arrangement still i...

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