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Rebalancing With India: The Race For Influence In The Asia-Pacific

The US is keen on leveraging its strategic partnership with India -- a growing Asian economic, military and geo-political power -- in balancing the rise of China in the larger Indo-Pacific domain. The first American President to have visited India twice during his tenure, Barack Obama has been committed to forging deeper cooperation with India, which he calls a 21st-century centre of influence.
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How To Make Your Brand Matter In Asia

There are thousands of brands in Asia, with more cropping up each day. How do you ensure your brand grabs the attention of consumers for the longest time? Each country in Asia is as heterogeneous as all of Europe. Many are yet to consume brands that the West takes for granted. More importantly, many are yet to realize why they should consume them in the first place.
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What China And India Stand To Gain From Resolving Border Dispute For Good

India has more to gain by solving the vexatious border issue permanently on the basis of rational national interests rather than being tied to emotional sentiments of the past. This is not a reincarnation of naive notions of "Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai" but a pragmatic recognition of the reality of the advantages of having mutually beneficial relations with a currently strong and prosperous neighbor while remaining conscious of strategic considerations.
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Why Geopolitical Strategy Is Key To Sustaining American Power

Increasingly, there is an asymmetry in the fulcrum of economic power and military power. Taking cognizance of the gradual shift in the centres of geo-economics and geopolitics is critical to sustaining and maintaining America's power in global affairs. America's leadership in global affairs needs to be supplemented with maintaining economic primacy with a competitive edge in market-driven economics.