Jiang's US Visit: The Strategic Perspective
Maj. Gen. Dipankar Banerjee · 02 Dec, 1997 · #34 · Commentary
What does one make of Jiang Zemin's visit to the USA? After the media hype it is time for a little sober reflection. The Indian media has indeed been rather "prickly" as Giri Deshingkar so correctly assesses in the previous article...
Is a Nuclear Bargain Possible?
PR Chari · 28 Nov, 1997 · #32 · Commentary
A two-year interaction between the Asia Society, Japan Institute of International Affairs and select individuals from
has just concluded. Two conferences were held in 1996 (
Security and the Nuclear Dilemma
· 28 Nov, 1997 · #31 · Commentary
Lt Gen. V. R. Rahgavan (Retd.), Director,
Policy group, and former Director-General of Military Operations at Army Headquarters made a strong plea for the constructive use of
’s nuclear weapons capability. Deliveri...
US-CHINA SUMMIT: INDIA IS TOO PRICKLY
· 12 Nov, 1997 · #28 · Commentary
Indian commentators have drawn two broad conclusions about Chinese President Jiang Zemin?s recent state visit to the
Banning Anti-Personnel Landmines
· 04 Nov, 1997 · #26 · Commentary
1. There is one principal disarmament issue confronting the world in 1997. It is also a major humanitarian question. This is banning anti-personnel land mines (APLM). APLM came into prominence in the Second World War alongwith the larger and more ...
Strategic dialogue: What does it mean?
PR Chari · 03 Nov, 1997 · #25 · Commentary
This has become a much-overworked phrase in the context of Indo-US relations. Ambassador Pickering is believed to have launched a "strategic dialogue" with
during his recent visit. Karl Inderfurth, Assistant Secretary of St...
Encounters with Chinese Analysts
· 02 Nov, 1997 · #24 · Commentary
Regardless of whether Chinese participants are actually present in an international seminar/conference on
Asia or not, the subject of what is happening in
China at present and what
China is likely to do in future always dominates...
India-China-Germany: A Trilateral Dialogue
· 02 Nov, 1997 · #23 · Commentary
Why Germany, China and India?
The international strategic order is changing surely, if slowly, from unipolarity to multipolarity. Simultaneously, it is adopting the path of multilateralism. It is a logical consequence of global inter...
Michael Krepon on Indo-US Relations
· 01 Nov, 1997 · #22 · Commentary
In his presentation on Indo-US relations Michael Krepon perceived the dominant US view of India to be that of a market and not a security threat. This perception has gained strength in President Clinton's second term. His new foreign affairs...
Pickering in India
PR Chari · 01 Nov, 1997 · #21 · Commentary
Now that Thomas Pickering has come and gone an estimation is possible on what his visit means to
What happened? Hard facts are difficult to come by, speculations are a-plenty and guesswork is the name of the g...