Foreign Policy Times


A fortnightly e-forum
for Sharing ideas on Indian foreign policy


No. 01-March-2019

(fptimes11@gmail.com)


FOCUS: India’s Neighbourhood “First” Policy


“Neighbourhood First” : a “jumla” in foreign policy?
Have neighbours come closer or gone to other side?


A - Video Dialogue


1. Yashwant Sinha, former Foreign Minister of India  

Every government in India starts by making mistakes in dealing with Pakistan because of the mistaken belief that the Prime Ministers have had that whereas others failed, they would succeed.


2. Amb. Kanwal Sibal,former Foreign Secretary of India  


3. Shakti Sinha, Director, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi  


4. Pallab Sengupta,Secretary, National Council, Communist Party of India  


5. Dr Sreeradha Datta. Senior Fellow, VIF, New Delhi   


6. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Foreign Affairs Editor, Hindustan Times   


7. Ramananda Sengupta, Foreign Affairs Editor, The New Indian Express,New Delhi   


8. Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury,Senior,Assistant Editor,Economic Times Political Bureau   


B - Articles    


Maldives Returns to ‘India First’ policy but China is There to Stay


Aditi Bhaduri, Journalist & Researcher,


Strategic perspective of India-Maldives relations


Balaji Chandramohan


C - From FPRC Archives


FPRC Journal -J 21
FPRC Journal 2015 (1)

India’s neighbourhood policy-post 2014

Email interviews


Madhukar SJB Rana,


Dr.Daniel S. Markey


Michael Kugelman


Nilanthi Samaranayake


N. Sathiyamoorthy


Zafar Sobhan


Rajeev Sharma


Shahmahmood Miakhel


Lecturer in International Relations (Asian Security)

School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, UK


D - Down the Memory Lane


1. Prof.Sugata Bose, MP   


2. N.N.Jha ,Former Ambassador and Lt.Governor   


3. Prof.Alka Acharya Director,ICS,New Delhi   


4. Amb.Preet Malik   


5. Suhasini Haidar,Diplomatic Affairs Editor,The Hindu.New Delhi