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
From the forthcoming issue
Vol. 11, No.
1 - Jan - Mar 2016
4 - 5 policy analysts and
experts are being invited to comment. The concept note and the views of
these experts will be published as the 'Debate
Emerging Dimensions of India’s
Relations with Mongolia: From Comprehensive to Strategic Partnership
Emerging synergy in India –
India and Multilateral
Emerging contours of Space
Security - India's options
Relations: Changing Contours by Rajiv
Bhatia, - (Pre-Print
and the Oceania: Exploring Vistas for Cooperation by Pankaj Jha
Dimension of Maritime Challenges for India in the 21st Century by Yogendra
Relations in the Contemporary Era Opportunities, Obstacles and Outlooks by Annupurna Nautiyal /
Chintamani Mahapatra (ed.),
Published in Volume 10, 2015
Attack on Ambassador T. P. Sreenivasan,
The Association of Indian
Diplomats is shocked by, and strongly condemns, the totally
unprovoked violent attack on one of its distinguished members, Ambassador
T. P. Sreenivasan, on 29th January 2016.
We express our solidarity with Ambassador
Sreenivasan and request the concerned authorities
to uphold the law and take appropriate action against the perpetrators of
the attack at the earliest.
New Delhi, 30 January 2016
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India, was formed in November 1980 by a group of retired ambassadors,
High Commissioners and Secretaries to the Government of India in the
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Vol. 10, No. 4 -
Oct - Dec 2015
External Interventions and
Internal Instability in West Asia: Implications for India
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external posture and relations with India”; followed by Ambassador T C A Raghavan – “China's
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28 Jan, 2016: Ambassador T. C. A. Raghavan, till
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Dec 2015: Panel
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with Ambassador Shiv Shankar Menon as lead speaker,
followed by Ambassador Eric Gonsalves and Ambassador Sanjay Singh.
Nov 2015: Maj Gen PJS Sandhu (Retd), Deputy Director
& Editor, United Services Institution of India (USI) spoke on "1962
– A View from the Other Side of the Hill".
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