GCC
The Disarray in the Gulf Cooperation Council

The 5th of June 2020 marks a sad day in the annals of the 6-member GCC (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain) founded in 1981. On 5th June 2017 the Crown Princes of Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. broke off relations with ....

India’s Medicine Diplomacy

“Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam” (World is one family) has been a key ingredient of India’s outreach to the world from time immemorial. It has also acquired a greater salience in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. The whole world is suffering and is frankly ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 01, 2020

Economic
Protectionism Spreads Globally With the New Coronavirus
Alongside growing opposition to Chinese investments, protectionism is widening. Nine of the world’s 10 largest economies have introduced new measures restricti....

GCC and the Indian Diaspora in the context of Covid-19

West Asia is India’s strategic extended neighbourhood. No wonder India’s policy with respect to the region especially the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain) has acquired a new depth a....

Diplomatic Isolation of Qatar: Causes and Consequences

Recently, three of Qatar’s most powerful neighbours decided to severe ties with the gas-rich country. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt announced to severe all– sea, land, air, diplomatic – linkages with Qatar. This i....

Modi’s Iran Sojourn: One of the most Important Visits Abroad

Everyone in India understands the importance of the Gulf region. With 7.5 million Indian expatriates, $30 billion annual remittances and majority supply of India’s energy needs it’s a crucial region for pro-activeness of India’s foreign policy,....

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