Appearing on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Kevin Rudd, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, cautioned “the stock market plays a relatively small role in the overall context of Chinese financial markets.”
“APEC membership is a low-risk, high-reward pathway for India to participate more fully in the Asia-Pacific and global trading system,” write ASPI President Kevin Rudd and MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
“Pakistan has not been able to get the Indian part of Kashmir in four wars. A fifth war is not going to change that,” said former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani in a discussion on the legacy of India's partition.
China's foreign minister told an Asia Society delegation that his country planned to end construction on an island in the South China Sea, but that the decision had nothing to do with recent criticism or pressure from the U.S.
In his second letter as ASPI President, Kevin Rudd shares his views on the China-India relationship following the May 2015 summit between President Xi and Prime Minister Modi and outlines ASPI’s first policy initiative.
Indrani Bagchi, Senior Diplomatic Editor with the Times of India, says India’s prime minister “has not been shy of boldly asserting India’s interests,” in a break with the country’s diplomatic tradition.
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