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How does India deal with its friends and rivals, and see its role in the world? On Global India, host Tanvi Madan and guests unpack India’s foreign policy and its international impact for experts and new learners alike.

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How does India deal with its friends and rivals, and see its role in the world? On Global India, host Tanvi Madan and guests unpack India’s foreign policy and its international impact for experts and new learners alike.

    Global India answers listeners’ questions

    Global India answers listeners’ questions

    Host Tanvi Madan and Tara Varma, a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe, open the Global India podcast mailbag to answer questions sent in by listeners.
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    US views of India-China ties and their impact on the US-India partnership

    US views of India-China ties and their impact on the US-India partnership

    To discuss how Washington has viewed China-India ties and the role of the China factor in the U.S.-India partnership, host Tanvi Madan interviews two guests who have served across three presidential administrations: George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. Lisa Curtis is senior fellow and director of the Indo-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security; Joshua White is professor of practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS and a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution.
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    Tibet, Taiwan, and the India-China-US triangle

    Tibet, Taiwan, and the India-China-US triangle

    While India has remained careful about how it addresses China’s “sovereignty concerns,” since 2020 New Delhi has been less deferential to Beijing’s sensitivities on issues such as Tibet and Taiwan. To unpack this shift and India’s approach in the context of the India-China-U.S. triangle, host Tanvi Madan speaks with Brookings Senior Fellow Ryan Hass, director of the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings.
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    Why India cares about China-Russia relations

    Why India cares about China-Russia relations

    India has closely watched the China-Russia relationship for decades because it has shaped India’s foreign policy options. In this episode, Tanvi Madan speaks with Nivedita Kapoor, an Indian expert on Russian foreign policy, about Russia’s evolving role in India’s China strategy and New Delhi’s perception of recent developments in the China-Russia partnership.
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    The role of the US, Europe, and Indo-Pacific partners in India’s China strategy

    The role of the US, Europe, and Indo-Pacific partners in India’s China strategy

    India recognizes that strategic partnerships are a necessary component of its China strategy. In this episode, host Tanvi Madan speaks with two experts about how New Delhi sees the role of partners like the United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan—as well as others—in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. C. Raja Mohan is a senior fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New Delhi and columnist for India Express, and Garima Mohan is a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund’s Indo-Pacific Program.
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    India-China dynamics in multilateral and minilateral organizations

    India-China dynamics in multilateral and minilateral organizations

    Minilateral and multilateral organizations like the United Nations, BRICS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and the Quad have become arenas of competition between India and China. Host Tanvi Madan discusses India-China interactions in these domains with Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, a former Indian permanent representative to the UN, and Indrani Bagchi, former Times of India diplomatic editor and now CEO of the Ananta Center in New Delhi.
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Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

RJG179 ,

Excellent!

This is a terrific resource on critical topics concerning India. There is a massive need for such resources in this space, and I’m very glad to have this podcast from a trusted and expert source such as Brookings and the very highly respected and knowledgeable Ms. Madan. I’m a fan!

Maddog2788 ,

Great resource!

Insightful commentary with respected subject matter experts.

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