India, China, and the U.S.: Perspectives

 

December 23, 2021:  US China Education Trust  and Peking University co-sponsored a year-long series of Webinars on American, Chinese and Indian perspectives on the Indo-Pacific. culminating in the launch of a report in December 2021. Examining several decades of major economic change in the region and the accelerating effect of the COVID-19  pandemic, the report underlines the vital importance of seeking ways to cooperate, and the difficulty of doing so at this time.

Read the report, by Teresita Schaffer

 

 

 

Book Reviews 2021

October 18, 2021: This year’s South Asia books yielded four

My favorite Delhi bookshop. Flickr, 7040848833_18078a1a8f_c

reviews for Survival, the journal of the International Institute of Strategic Studies. One, Shivshankar Menon’s India and Asian Geopolitics, is about the strategic outlook this lion of Indian foreign policy recommends; one,  Debashish Roy Chowdhury and

John Keane’s How to Kill a Democracy, is a rather gloomy look at India’s democracy – but it is really a sobering look at the challenges that beset all democracies today. The other two are about Pakistani politics, one by a group of political scientists (Pakistan Political Parties, and the other, by the BBC’s Owen-Bennett-Jones, is The Bhutto Dynasty. 

Read the review.

This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in Survival: Global Politics and Strategy ©The International Institute for Strategic Studies. Available online at: http://www.iiss.org/publications/survival/.