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Ever since its launch in February 2006, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, a peer reviewed quarterly publication of the Association of Indian Diplomats has become an intellectually satisfying and analytically enriching forum for the examination of relevant but sensitive and complex issues of India’s foreign policy and relations. Such examination is undertaken by experienced decision makers, serious scholars and seasoned commentators.

The Journal remains true to its credo, publishing authors of widely divergent views, and at the same time, searching for unifying themes and principles in an era where these are especially hard to find. The Journal is thus filling a long-standing gap in the availability of insightful and credible literature in the field.

Besides in-depth scholarly and policy oriented articles, each issue of the Journal presents a Debate on one of the contemporary and contentious aspects of India’s foreign policy.

In addition, the Journal includes a special and unique section which brings out and preserves in  print, the hitherto unknown aspects of India’s diplomatic ... ...


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Current Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 14, No. 1  - Jan-Mar  2019


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India-Sri Lanka Relations: New Issues, New Perspectives


R. Hariharan

P. Sahadevan

Samatha Mallempati

Nitin A. Gokhale

N. Manoharan

D. Suba Chandran

Gulbin Sultana

Jayanath Colombage



Vivek Mishra

Looming US Retreat under Trump: Implications for Asian Security


Book Reviews

B. S. Prakash

'How India Manages its National Security' by Arvind Gupta


Neelam D. Sabharwal

'Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council' by Dilip Sinha


Teshu Singh

'The China-India Rivalry in the Globalization Era' by T. V. Paul (Ed.)



Published in Volume 13, 2018

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SLN.jpg5 Nov 2019.: Lt Gen (Retd) SL Narasimhan, Member of National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Director General, Centre for Contemporary China Studies, and, Distinguished Fellow at Centre for Air Power Studies, will speak on "Wuhan Spirit to Chennai Connect" 




Past Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 13, No. 4  - Oct - Dec 2018


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India - Bangladesh Relations

In the Context of Recent Elections in Bangladesh


Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Ashish Shukla

Anand Kumar

Sreeradha Datta

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Joyeeta Bhattacharjee

Smruti S Pattanaik



Shreya Upadhyay

India’s Response to Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance in South Asia


Asoke Kumar Mukerji

The Impact of Multilateralism on India


Book Reviews

Bhaswati Mukherjee

'Delusional Politics 'by  Hardeep Singh Puri


Ankita Dutta

'Indian Foreign Policy' by Sumit Ganguly


Kanwal Sibal

'India and EU: An Insider's View' by  Bhaswati Mukherjee









12 Sep, 2019:  Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM,  YSM, VM, ADC spoke on  `Role of Indian Air Force in National Security`.

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16 May, 2019: Presentation of the  Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal / Prize by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs

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2 May 2019.:  General Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief of Army Staff  was  the Guest Speaker. He spoke on "India's Security Environment'

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