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Sapru House Paper
The title 'Sapru House Paper' (SHP) draws inspiration from the eminent Indian jurist and erudite scholar, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, the Founder-President of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA).
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Eminent Visitors

H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan

His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General (UNSG)

H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China

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Forthcoming Events

23-24 March 2015
Sixth Annual Asian Relations Conference(ARC-VI)
Theme: “Non-Traditional Issues in Asian Foreign Policies”

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Recent Events

23 February 2015
Seminar on "Integrating Northeast in India's Act East Policy"
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February 2015
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ICWA Guest Column            
Ambassador K P Fabian      |      22 August 2014

Melissa Conley Tyler and Liz Placanica      |      8 August 2014

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ICWA Analyses      
Dissonance between Saudi Arabia and Russia
Dr. Indrani Talukdar    
24 February 2015
The last year's legacy of the Ukrainian crisis, which led to a fall out between Russia and the West, particularly the US, had led to severe economic sanctions on Moscow. The strategic interplay .....

20 February 2015
With the victory of Syriza party in general election, a new government has been formed in Greece on explicit anti-austerity plank. The new Prime Minister, Alexi Tsipras openly opposed austerity .....

20 February 2015
The snap election held in December 2014 has given a landslide victory to the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner, the New Komeito. They together enjoy two thirds majority in the lower....
Issue Brief

An Era of New Strategies and Alliances in WANA
Dr. Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui    
30 January 2015
Four years have elapsed since the Arab Spring permeated into the socio-political milieu of the Arab world. The after affects have been analysed differently by different commentators at different.....

30 January 2015
The Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria launched one of its deadliest attacks ever in the north eastern town of Baga and the neighbouring villages in Nigeria in the first week of January. These.....

President Obama's Republic Day Visit
Dr. Stuti Banerjee    
20 January 2015
President Barak Obama, in accepting the invite of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the Chief Guest at the 66th Republic Day celebrations of India, became the first US president to be the Guest of....
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Asian Relations Conference 1947
"What I want you to understand is the message of Asia. It is not to be learnt through the western spectacles or by imitating the atom bomb. If you want to give a message of truth. I do not want merely to appeal to your head. I want to capture to your heart."
Mahatma Gandhi
ICWA Journal
India Quarterly The flagship publication of the Council is ‘India Quarterly’ (A Journal of International Affairs). It was launched in 1945 and entered its 66th year of publication in 2010.
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ICWA Library
New Arrivals-Books          
List of New Books Added to the Library Collection on 24 February 2015:

Title: Afghanistan After 2014: Challenges, Opportunities And Options. 2015
Author   |   Publisher
Paranjpe, Shrikant, ed.   |    Kalinga
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Heritage of Diplomacy
"Heritage of Diplomacy" is a bouquet of books written by ambassadors and senior diplomats. This special collection is available in the Indian Council of World Affairs library.
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Research & Outreach Grants