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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, ........

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From the forthcoming issue

Vol. 11, No. 1    -    Jan - Mar 2016


India-China Relations: Recent Developments

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 – Japan Relations

Emerging contours of Space Security - India's options(Pre-Print Advance Copy)



India--Myanmar Relations: Changing Contours by Rajiv Bhatia, - (Pre-Print Advance Copy)

India and the Oceania: Exploring Vistas for Cooperation by Pankaj Jha

Diplomatic Dimension of Maritime Challenges for India in the 21st Century by Yogendra Kumar. - (Pre-Print Advance Copy)



Published in Volume 10, 2015

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Recent Event


17 May 2016: Shri Jitesh Khosla, IAS(Retd.) till recently Chief Secretary, Government of  Assam spoke on "North East India: A Turbulent Journey to Engagement with South East Asia"

Past Events


22 April 2016: Air Marshal M Matheswaran AVSM VM PhD (Retd), former Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, spoke on "Emerging Contours of Space Security: Options for India"

new6__e0.gifAdvance pre-print version of an article, based on the talk-  to be carried in the forthcoming issue of the IFAJournal


28 Mar 2016: Contributory Annual Dinner of the Association, at 'Akash' Air Force Mess, Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi


21 Mar 2016: Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association.


26 Feb 2016: Panel discussion: Ambassador Ashok Kantha: “China today, its internal dynamics, its external posture and relations with India”; followed by Ambassador T C A Raghavan“China's role in ​Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran”


28 Jan, 2016: Ambassador T. C. A. Raghavan, till recently High Commissioner of India to Pakistan spoke on "Pakistan: Recent Developments"


Photo Gallery of Past Events

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About Us

The Association of Indian Diplomats, a gathering of former Ambassadors / High Commissioners of India, was formed in November 1980 by a group of retired ambassadors, High Commissioners and Secretaries to the Government of India in the Ministry of External Affairs and was registered in 1981 at New Delhi under the Societies Registration Act of 1960.

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From the Current issue
Vol. 10, No. 4  - Oct - Dec 2015 


External Interventions and Internal Instability in West Asia: Implications for India

Full Text of Debate (and Book Reviews)


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Oral History Narratives

Oral History Narratives are accounts of  a tête-à-tête with senior and highly experienced policy makers who have made decisive contributions in the evolution of Indian Foreign Policy and its challenging issues.


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