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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney

Writing for PS since 2009
172 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Brahma Chellaney, Professor Emeritus of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research and Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, is the author of nine books, including Water: Asia’s New Battleground (Georgetown University Press, 2011), for which he won the 2012 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award.

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  1. The Coming Taiwan Crisis
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    The Coming Taiwan Crisis

    Feb 7, 2024 Brahma Chellaney worries that the island’s subjugation will be gradual, with no US-led response coming until it is too late.

  2. A World on Edge in 2024
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    A World on Edge in 2024

    Jan 16, 2024 Brahma Chellaney foresees a major geopolitical reconfiguration shaped significantly by upcoming elections around the world.

  3. Biden’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
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    Biden’s Flawed Myanmar Policy

    Dec 18, 2023 Brahma Chellaney thinks America’s uncompromisingly punitive approach to the country’s military junta is counterproductive.

  4. The Wars of the New World Order
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    The Wars of the New World Order

    Nov 10, 2023 Brahma Chellaney examines the forces and trends that are driving a global geopolitical reckoning.

  5. The Roots of the India-Canada Clash
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    The Roots of the India-Canada Clash

    Oct 5, 2023 Brahma Chellaney criticizes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for failing to rein in militant Sikh separatism.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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