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Asia- Africa Growth Corridor: Can It Be a Game Changer?

AAGC Vision Document - Origin and Institutions behind its Creation? Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) supported by Japan and India was unveiled on 24th May, 2017 during the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) held in...

Revision of Japanese Constitution: The Article 9 Dilemma

“Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. In order to accomplish...

Make in Japan to Made in Japan: Indigenisation Lessons from the Imperial Japanese Navy 1880-1941

In 1868 or even in 1880s, Japan lagged behind even colonial India in many parameters including technical infrastructure, education, railways, etc. Neither was it a rich nation. Perhaps the corollary to it never being too early for achieving Jiritsu...

What’s the Real Story in Turkey?

I was in Ahmedabad when the attempted or rather failed ‘coup de tat’ took place in Turkey. I was to speak at a corporate function about India’s national security. However, my hosts requested me to first specifically speak for a few minutes on...

Japan holds the G7 Summit - Focus on Indo Pacific

The Group of Seven (G7), an informal forum of the world’s leading industrialized countries--Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States--is also attended by representatives of the European Union. At the summit...

Interaction with H.E. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, Japan's Ambassador to India

On March 17, 2016, a broad panel of eminent foreign policy experts representing the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) engaged Japan’s present Ambassador to India H.E. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu in an interaction going over the entire gamut of...

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

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