Dr. Rupakjyoti Borah
Dr Rupakjyoti Borah is with the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He was earlier an Assistant Professor of International Relations at PDPU, India and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge (U.K) and the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA). He is the author of The Elephant and the Samurai: Why Japan Can Trust India. Views are personal. Twitter@rupakj
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