Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) held a one day seminar on„India - Opportunities and Challenges on the Eastern Flank‟ at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 17 July 2013. The theme was conceptualised as part of CLAWS endeavour to look into the security scenarios in immediate neighbourhood and analyse their implications for India. The event spanned three sessions and covered the following issues:-
I. Session I - Myanmar‟s domestic challenges and foreign relations in wake of the political and economic liberalisation which commenced in April 2012.
II. Session II - Bangladesh: The influence of Islamist vs. secular discourse on bilateral relations. Also the influx of FDIs into Bangladesh and the status of longstanding issues with India.
III. Session III - Integrating India: A paradigm of security and development of India‟s Northeast and headway made by the Look East Policy (LEP) and measures required to take it further, to keep pace with regional transformations.