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  • Published: 11 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760642129
  • Imprint: Australian Foreign Affairs
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $26.00

India Rising?: Asia's Huge Question: Australian Foreign Affairs 13



Could India, an emerging giant and growing geopolitical player, change the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific?

The latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the future of India, a rising giant whose unsteady growth and unpredictable political turns raise lingering questions about its role and power in Asia.

India Rising? explores the challenge for Australia as it seeks to improve its faltering ties with the world’s largest democracy, a nation whose ascent – if achieved – could balance China and reshape the regional order.

Hindustani Times journalist Snigdha Poonam examines rising anti-China sentiment in Narendra Modi’s India
Monocle journalist and former foreign correspondent Aarti Betigeri considers the Indian-Australian community and key cultural, political and economic links to India
Lecturer of strategic studies at Deakin Universtity Elizabeth Buchanan considers Australia’s options as China expands its Antarctic operations
University of Sydney history professor James Curran probes into the Australia–Indonesia security relationship under Paul Keating
Award-winning journalist Richard Cooke demystifies key foreign policy jargon
PLUS Correspondence on AFA12: Feeling the Heat

Australian Foreign Affairs is published three times a year and seeks to explore – and encourage – debate on Australia’s place in the world and global outlook.

  • Published: 11 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760642129
  • Imprint: Australian Foreign Affairs
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Jonathan Pearlman

Jonathan Pearlman is the editor of Australian Foreign Affairs and is a correspondent for the Telegraph (UK) and the Straits Times (Singapore). He previously worked at the Sydney Morning Herald, covering foreign affairs and politics from Canberra and Sydney. He has worked as a correspondent in the Middle East, as well as covering various international stories, including the 2008 US election and the violence in eastern Congo. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Diplomat, Good Weekend, and the Australian Book Review, and he has been a Walkley Award finalist and United Nations Media Award winner. He was born in Sydney and studied at the University of New South Wales and Oxford University.

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