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India and China – David M Malone at ANU, 20 April 2010

India and China: Can two tigers share a mountain? Lecture at The Australian National University by David M Malone, 20 April 2010. To outsiders, India and China show some striking similarities. Both are ancient civilizations reincarnated as modern republics in the mid twentieth century, and are now rising powers. Both have nuclear weapons, burgeoning economies, expanding military budgets and large reservoirs of manpower, and seem to be vying for influence in the Indian Ocean, the Persian Gulf, Africa, Central Asia and East Asia. Yet little attention is paid to the relationships between them. (From India and China: Conflict and Cooperation by David M Malone and Rohan Mukherjee, Survival, 2010) David M Malone is the President of the Canadian International Development Research Centre. Mr. Malone served as Canadas High Commissioner to India and non-resident Ambassador to Bhutan and Nepal. Other positions he has held include: Assistant Deputy Minister (Global Issues) in Canadas Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; President, International Peace Academy, New York; and as a Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York. Mr. Malone has published extensively on peace and security issues. He has taught at Columbia University and the University of Toronto. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor at the New York University School of Law and is a Senior Fellow of Massey College in the University of Toronto. His most recent book is The Law and Practice of the
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Bali – the UN Conference and its Impact on International Climate Change Policy – Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming – 2007-12-19 – Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing on the post Bali, Indonesia international climate negotiations. Chairman Markey and other members of the Select Committee hosted climate experts returning from Bali to discuss the outcome of the climate conference and an effective path forward on global warming for the United States and the international community. WITNESS LIST: * Ms. Christiana Figueres, Official Negotiator, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, Costa Rica; * Mr. Philip Clapp, Deputy Managing Director, Pew Environment Group; * Mr. Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists; * Mr. Ned Helme, President, Center for Clean Air Policy; * Mr. Myron Ebell, Director, Energy and Global Warming Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute. Video provided by the US House of Representatives.

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3 comments on “India and China – David M Malone at ANU, 20 April 2010

  • stephentsang2000

    July 22, 2011 at 9:55 am

    India is composed of separate people with separate languages, and the word Indian is simply a political and geographical denotation of these separate people living in the Indian peninsula. It is absolutely wrong to equate India’s potential rise with China’s absolute rise, cuz 92% of the population in China are homogenously Han Chinese.

  • studiesruinedmylife

    July 22, 2011 at 10:48 am

    @corydon20 could u cite the incorrect facts that he has mentioned, please?

  • there are many wrong facts about Indian history. the speaker should have done more homework.

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