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Varshney: In India, assertion by states doesn’t preclude, and in fact nurtures, national cohesion.
Ashutosh Varshney
Ashutosh Varshney, professor of Political Science and founding director of the Brown-India Initiative, commented on the Indian political landscape in The New York Times.

Experts from The Brookings Institution and MIT discussed political and security issues in Asia at the Watson Institute in May. The panel discussion, “Security Perspectives on a Rising Asia: China and India,” considered a variety of topics, including Chinese and Indian views of a desirable international system, and China and India’s policies towards key international players and their smaller neighbors.