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India-Japan: Convergence at the top but…

2020-03-17T06:25:47+00:00November 16th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – November 2018, Home Page|

India and Japan are on the same page on the Indo-Pacific, security, economic cooperation and on the need to cooperate on developing infrastructure across Asia and Africa in order to provide a counterweight to China. They now have to find a way of translating this convergence of goals into brick and mortar projects that actually make a difference on the ground. Japan has emerged as India’s closest strategic and economic partner over the last couple of decades. The close personal [...]

Arc of Democracy: Good for Asia

2018-09-06T10:12:28+00:00December 10th, 2016|2016, South Asia, Year, Yearend 2016|

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with whom Modi shares close ties, is close to becoming India’s “all weather friend”. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken of the “Arc of Democracy”, with Tokyo and New Delhi as its two ends and encompassing the ASEAN, Australia and South Korea in between as the ideal architecture for the 21st century, which many have already dubbed Asia’s century. His Indian counterpart and good friend Narenda Modi has outlined a similar template for India’s [...]