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India’s Maoist Insurgency: Drivers and Policy Responses

New Delhi has referred to India’s Maoist insurgency as the country’s biggest internal security challenge. What explains the re-emergence and expansion of Maoist violence in India’s rural areas over the last decade, and how should it be dealt with?

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May. 6, 2014
4:00pm – 5:15pm

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5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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India’s Maoist Insurgency: Drivers and Policy Responses

New Delhi has referred to India’s Maoist insurgency as the country’s biggest internal security challenge. What explains the re-emergence and expansion of Maoist violence in India’s rural areas over the last decade, and how should it be dealt with?  In this presentation, Wilson Center Fellow Emmanuel Teitelbaum will explore the economic, political, and social factors that have given rise to the conflict, and discuss the effectiveness of policy responses so far. 

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Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Fellow;
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and the Elliott School for International Affairs, The George Washington University
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Asia Program

The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

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