Border and Connectivity: North-East India and South-East Asia has a collection of articles which provide an analytical commentary on the contemporary issues concerning India`s Act East Policy and Northeast India. It is multi-faceted in approach and gives interesting insights into understanding the political and social implications of cross-border trade in this ethnically diverse region of the country. The collection of articles weighs the policy agenda versus the ideational aspects of India` Act East and India`s Northeast.
This volume captures the essence of infrastructural development, human capacity building and soft assets as pillars to connect North-East India and Southeast Asia. North-East India`s soft power assets will play a critical role in India`s relations with ASEAN through the CLMV countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam).