Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on Foreign Affairs, United States House of Representatives on March 13, 2013 by Walter Lohman, Director of the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation.
Testimony of Joseph Yun, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific AffairsStatement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Washington, DC February 26, 2013
Speech of Shri P Chidambaram, Finance Minister at the K Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture on 6th February, 2013 at Delhi on
India’s National Security – Challenges and Priorities
Here is the full text of Aung San Suu Kyi's lecture at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial in New Delhi on 15 November 2012
It is customary on such occasions to say how delighted one is to come to a meeting and how appropriate its subject is. Today, for once, I mean it in full measure. I am truly delighted to be here at the workshop on Kautilya organised by the IDSA. I must congratulate Director General Arvind Gupta on this initiative.
With a view to strengthening regional financial and economic cooperation, Governor Dr. D. Subbarao today announced in the 24th SAARCFINANCE Governors’ Meeting, in Pokhara, Nepal, that the Reserve Bank of India will offer Swap Arrangement of US $ 2 billion both in foreign currency and Indian rupee.
Thank you, Dr. Gupta, for inviting me to the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, and for your leadership of this distinguished organization. It’s a special honor to have this opportunity on my first visit to India as Secretary of Defense. This trip has taken me from Pacific Command Headquarters in Hawaii, to the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, to Cam Ranh Bay and Hanoi in Vietnam. It’s appropriate that as I have defined our new defense strategy for the 21st Century....
There is increasing concern in the strategic community and the general public about cyber security and we are in the final stages of preparing a whole-of-government cyber security architecture.
As the United States prepares for a withdrawal from Afghanistan, it is leaving behind a complex cauldron of bilateral and regional relations which will impact the future of not just Afghanistan, but those of its neighbours Iran and Pakistan too.
Since Climate Change issue has already begun to have its negative impact on the world climate and thus it had become all the more urgent to find out agreeable to all logical and viable solutions to lessen the impact of such a change which will only be possible when the countries scattered around the globe cooperate with each other
Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221
Title: Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War; Author: Myra Macdonald; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599
The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them...
Title: The Golden Legend; Author: Nadeem Aslam; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 376; Price: Rs 599
Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.