Miko Brown

India-Africa: A partnership of pragmatism and potential

Last week the India-Africa Forum Summit took place in New Delhi, having been postponed from December 2014 due to the Ebola epidemic. Miko Brown assesses how the third summit contrasted with previous meetings, and what it reveals about where the African continent fits in Modi’s pragmatic and multifaceted foreign policy.

The third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) was hosted in New […]

November 4th, 2015|Development, Featured, Security and Foreign Policy|Comments Off on India-Africa: A partnership of pragmatism and potential|

Modi – drumming up a beat for Japan?

Despite minimal discussion of international relations in his election campaign, Modi’s frequent state visits over the last year have made him one of the most travelled Indian Prime Ministers. Miko Brown reflects on the Indo-Japanese relationship as particularly representative of India’s foreign policy objectives, due to the way Modi has courted investment but also because it brings discussions about balancing […]

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    India’s quiet acceptance of the annexation of Crimea reflects its vision for a multi-polar world order

India’s quiet acceptance of the annexation of Crimea reflects its vision for a multi-polar world order

Miko Brown argues that even though the new BJP-led government continues to eschew making strong normative claims about how the international system ought to be structured, the cautious response to the Ukraine crisis and scepticism toward democracy promotion abroad reflects India’s ambition for a more balanced world order.

When asked in a CNN interview how India views Russia’s annexation of […]

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