July 2, 2020

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All Things Policy: Will the TikTok Ban Work?

The Government of India has banned 59 apps developed by Chinese companies – but what does it actually mean to “ban” an app? How will this affect tensions between India and China, and does banning ever really work? Anupam Manur...

Manoj Kewalramani quoted in Hindustan Times on India’s planned economic measures against China

Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in an article in Hindustan Times on 2nd July 2020, discussing India’s planned economic measures with regard to Chinese infrastructure investments and trade. Manoj was quoted as saying: “Unfortunately, given the nature of the Sino-Indian economic...

Anticipating the Unintended #47: Hum App Ke Hain Kaun?

This newsletter is really a public policy thought-letter. While excellent newsletters on specific themes within public policy already exist, this thought-letter is about frameworks, mental models, and key ideas that will hopefully help you think about any public policy problem in...

Is China’s Western Theatre Command Confident Enough to Challenge India?

In 2013, during the Third Plenum of the18th Central Committee, it was announced by Xi Jinping that China would introduce widespread military reforms. This shift in policy came a year after Xi Jinping had succeeded Hu Jintao as General Secretary...