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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, publishing authors of widely divergent views, and at the same time, searching for unifying themes and principles in an era where these are especially hard to find. The Journal is thus filling a long-standing gap in the availability of insightful and credible literature in the field.

Besides in-depth scholarly and policy oriented articles, each issue of the Journal presents a Debate on one of the contemporary and contentious aspects of India’s foreign policy.

In addition, the Journal includes a special and unique section which brings out and preserves in  print, the hitherto unknown aspects of India’s diplomatic experience and policy initiative through its Oral History narrative, in the course of tête-à-tête with senior and highly experienced policy makers who have made decisive contributions in the evolution of the policy and its challenging issues. The Journal also reviews latest books ....

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Current Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 13, No. 1  - Jan - Mar 2018

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India-Canada Relations: Present Reality & Future Directions

Prem Budhwar, Rajiv Bhatia, Vishnu Prakash, Shashi U. Tripathi, Abdul Nafey - Pooja Gopal, Aparajita Kashyap, Sitakanta Mishra




India's Changing Global Priorities and the Role Of Act East Policy


India and Latin America: The Way Forward


Book Reviews


Compendium Of Contributions

Published in Volume 12, 2017


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Recent Event



8 Aug 2018: Ambassador M.K. Rasgotra, Former Foreign Secretary,

spoke on “India's Foreign Policy - Issues and Challenges” 






Forthcoming Issue

Indian Foreign Affairs Journal

Vol. 13, No. 2  - Apr - Jun  2018



India in the Emerging Global Order: The Next Decade

Kanwal Sibal, Arvind Gupta, Sanjay Singh, Chintamani Mahapatra, B. S. Prakash, Sachin Chaturvedi





Nuclear Stability in Asia and South Asia: Dynamics of Fragile Stability



Strategic and Political Trends in India and the European Union:

Confronting Common Challenges



MILAN series of Naval Exercises - 2018 (Tentative Title)


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Oral History Narratives

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Past Events


20180531g.jpg31 31 May, 2018: Presentation of the  Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal / Prize by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs.

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8 May, 2018: Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Adviser to the Government of India,  spoke on "The Indian in the Indian Ocean: A brief maritime history"

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10 April, 2018: Dr. C. Raja Mohan, Director of Carnegie India, spoke on 'India's Neighbourhood Policy'. 

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