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C. Raja Mohan, India's foremost foreign policy thinker and Senior Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute in New Delhi, on how to find balance among the Asian powers, and Western worries about the state of democracy in India.
Tomohiko Taniguchi, former Special Advisor to Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister, the late Shinzo Abe, on his worries about security in Asia, the question who is the enemy of the future of Japan, and the enduring importance of hope.
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India has made great strides in the 75 years since independence from British rule. But challenges loom: on the economy, on border skirmishes with powerful neighbours, and, domestically, increasing violence and sliding democratic norms.