A new place for Tokyo on the international stage

Consistent with its ambitions, India has gotten in the game as well. In 2016, the Observer Research Foundation, a New Delhi-based think tank, in cooperation with India’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched the Raisina Dialogue, a meeting that focuses on geopolitics and geoeconomics. There are other regional security meetings: the Halifax Forum is the only large multilateral security dialogue in North America, and Russia has the Valdai Discussion Forum.

If the focus turns to economics rather than security — although agendas increasingly blur the two — the list of meetings gets longer. 

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