Dhruva Jaishankar

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Japan Bets Big on India

The following article originally appeared in The Times of India on December 15, 2015. In the early 1990s, just a few years after the Tiananmen Square crackdown drew international opprobrium, China began raking in foreign investment. Between 1990 and 1996 some...

Britain and the Spectre of Geopolitical Irrelevance

The following article originally appeared as a Transatlantic Take published by the German Marshall Fund on November 10, 2015. LONDON—It is difficult to underestimate the impact of a new James Bond movie on the British psyche. The films, released now at...

The Definition of Insanity Is U.S. AfPak Strategy

The following article originally appeared online at Foreign Policy on October 1, 2015. An excerpt is below and the full text can be accessed here.The central problem confronting the United States in the region is no longer al Qaeda or...

Digital India vs Net Neutrality

The following article appeared in The Indian Express on September 30, 2015. The full text is below.Today, when you start up your computer or iPhone and open a web browser such as Chrome or Safari, you can access over 100...

An App Won’t Solve India’s Bloated Bureaucracy Problem

The following article appeared on Foreign Policy on September 26, 2015. An excerpt is below and the full text can be accessed here. Technology offers considerable hope in overcoming many of India’s challenges, given the rapid rate of change. At about...

US Academics Worried About Modi Visit Need To Do Their Homework

The following article appeared in The Huffington Post India on September 2, 2015. An excerpt is below, and the full text can be accessed here. The tragedy is that many of the letters' authors are in positions to play much...

Book Review: India’s Rise as an Asian Power

My review of India's Rise as an Asian Power appeared in Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2015). An excerpt is below, and the full text can be accessed here.The underlying presumption of many critiques of contemporary India is...

Missed Connections

The following article originally appeared on the website of the Berlin Policy Journal on July 1, 2015. An excerpt is below, and the full text can be accessed here.Narendra Modi’s tenure as India’s prime minister has been marked by incredibly...

Grexit and the Melian Dialogue

The following article originally appeared in E!Sharp on June 1, 2015. An excerpt is below and the full text can be accessed here. The Melian Dialogue – the dramatization of a meeting between delegates from the city-state Athens and the...

Myanmar Is Pivoting Away from China

The following article originally appeared in Foreign Policy on June 15, 2015. An excerpt is below and the full text can be accessed here. Beijing’s effort at currying favour with Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD is borne partly of...
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