India has the world’s largest diaspora population – impacting remittances, military operations, political advocacy, and even Indian grand strategy itself. How does India choose to engage with this diverse community, and what benefits does that engagement bring?
Non-Resident Indian involvement in the recent election in Punjab prompts a much needed discussion of the way transnational movements are reshaping and redefining political boundaries.
Excerpt: As the Ukraine crisis has demonstrated, we should not assume that freedom of information necessarily leads to a more open or democratic society. Information can be harnessed and manipulated by authoritarian regimes in order to generate confusion and undermine trust in government, often with unpredictable and destabilizing effects on society.