Articles and Commentaries

USA’s Vision for Indian Ocean

A long-standing facet of U.S. foreign policy is that the United States is - and will continue to be - an Indo-Pacific power. For more than seven decades, we have embraced the responsibilities this distinction requires across this vast expanse, from the shores of East Africa to the western coast of the Americas. This will…
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Nurturing Growth and Resurgence in IOR

A nnumber of noteworthy developments pertaining to the Indian Ocean region have taken place over the last one year. My remarks are broadly aimed at analyzing those contextual happenings, while also explaining India’s evolving thinking on this important subject. Some months ago, at an interaction on this subject in this very city, the significance in…
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Nepal-India Relations: From the Perspective of Democracy and Development

India completed 70 years of its independence. The progress that India has made in various sectors is an exemplary story of our times. India’s achievements in the fields of science, technology, and social innovation have been a particular inspiration. India has also proved that it is democracy that binds diverse societies together while promoting tolerance…
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Mauritius: An Agenda for Development & Growth

India and Mauritius have nurtured a very special relationship for decades – a relationship that keeps growing from strength to strength. Mauritius as you may know has come a long way as a small island nation. We have diversified our economy significantly from a sugar based mono-crop economy since independence on the 12th of March 1968…
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