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Commentary- Central Asia in 2017

Central Asia is India’s extended neighbour and a geo-strategically vital region. India’s relations with this region go back for centuries, and are based on commercial, cultural, and civilizational links. In June 2017, India received full membersh....

भारत और एससीओ अस्ताना सम्मेलन और उसके बाद

शांघाई सहयोग संगठन (एससीओ) में 2005 से ही पर्यवेक्षक की भूमिका निभा रहे भारत को जून में आयोजित अस्त....

Shanghai Cooperation Organization: New Delhi’s March into Eurasia

India became the full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 9th June in Astana. Along with India, Pakistan has also joined the forum. Inclusion of the new members has expanded organization’s geographical outreach, and has raised ....

India and SCO: Astana Summit and Beyond

After being an observer in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) since 2005, India finally gained entry to the multilateral grouping during the Astana Summit held in June. India had applied for the full membership in 2014 after weighing very ju....

India and SCO: Tashkent Summit and Beyond

India came one step closer to becoming a full-fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), at the summit held last month. Some of the required procedures were yet to be completed. For instance, there are about 28 documents which hav....

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: An Assessment

The recent summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a watershed one in more than one respect. In the 15 years of its existence as a regional grouping, the SCO is on the verge of a new phase in its evolution. A phase that is co....

VIF Delegation’s Visit to China

1. A five member delegation led by the VIF Director Gen N C Vij visited China from 15 to 22 Sep, 2015 at the invitation of the China Institute for International Studies (CIIS). The delegation comprised :-

Doha Conference on Preparing for Afghanistan-2014

Scholars and strategic analysts from VIF, RUSI U.K., China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, China Institute for International Studies, China Academy of Social Sciences and other Chinese think tanks and Afghan experts came together f....

VIF Delegation Visits Beijing for Seminar on “Afghanistan Post 2014; Perspectives from the Region”

A five member VIF delegation led by Mr. Ajit Doval and comprising of Amb. PP Shukla, Gen. (Retd.) NC Vij, Lt.Gen. (Retd.) Ravi Sawhney and Brig. (Retd.) Vinod Anand visited Beijing from 13 to 15 March 2013 to participate in a seminar and interact wi....

RTD on Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: A Report

The recently concluded Tenth Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Kazakh capital Astana was the focal point of a Round Table Discussion (RTD), held at Vivekananda International Foundation on Jun 20, 2011. The discussion revolved aro....

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