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Intense public debate in Japan over the Historic Security Legislation

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government passed a legislation on 19 September 2015 that now enables Japan’s military to mobilize overseas when Japan or its close ally is attacked, threatens Japan’s survival or poses a clear danger to its...

Interaction with a visiting Japanese Economic and Cultural Exchanges Delegation

Members of the VIF faculty on 01 February 2016 held a wide ranging interaction with a fifteen-member visiting delegation from Japan, led by Mr. Kenichi Watanabe, Chairman of FEC Japan India and Cultural Economic Exchange Committee and comprising of...

Japan’s Security Outlook and Growing India-Japan Friendship

The summit and ministerial level meetings between Japan and India have taken place in right earnest and direction in the last decade. The successive meetings between Mr Shinjo Abe and Mr Modi now leave no doubt about the two Prime Ministers...

The Quad Plus: Towards a Shared Strategic Vision for the Indo-Pacific Edited by Walter Lohman, Lt General Ravi K Sawhney, Andrew Davies & Ippeita Nishida

Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Wisdom Tree (10 February 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 8183283950 ISBN-13: 978-8183283953 Online Available at amazon.com

Interaction with Japan’s Former Deputy Minster of Foreign Affairs

The VIF hosted Mr. Hitoshi Tanaka, Japan’s former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and currently Chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at the Japan's Research Institute, on 17 Oct 2014, for an interaction on the Japanese perception...

VIF JINF Joint Study Launched - Framework for Indo-Japanese Strategic Partnership and Cooperation

Introduction As against the initial decades of the 20th century which saw a sharply divided world, the first two decades of the new millennium are witnessing a coming together of people and nations increasingly due to factors such as economic...

The Weakness of Japanese Diplomacy in prospects of Indian-Japanese Ties

Professor Michimi Muranushi, Department of Law, Gakushuin University, Tokyo spoke on 'The Weakness of Japanese Diplomacy and the prospects of Indian-Japanese Ties?' on Monday, 28 March 2011 at Vivekananda International Foundation. While he was...

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