International Relations and Diplomacy
Gandhi and the Question of Racism: The Statue Controversy in Ghana

With the gaining of Independence from the Britishers in 1957, the Gold Coast of Africa came to be known as Ghana with Accra as its capital. The country lies in the western part of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea; bordered by Togo, Ivory Coast, Burkina ....

West Asia Review- December 2018

West Asia continued to be fraught with conflicts, competition and crisis with newer challenges springing up with the decision of US to withdraw its troops from Syria, and Iraq leaving the field wide open for Russia and regional competing powers i.e. ....

Forecast on Developments in the South China Sea in 2019

Looking into 2019, the South China Sea is like a lit fuse which can lead to conflagration without warning. The rhetoric between China and the US is becoming so incandescent that avoidance of a violent naval clash has become a main subject of discussi....

Geo-strategic Outlook for the Indo-Pacific in 2019

The primary geopolitical challenges in 2019 in the Indo-Pacific will arise due to the changing relations between the USA and China. India, Japan, Australia, Islamic republic of Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Russian Federation will all contribute their b....

India and the World in 2019

Overview
With rising trade protectionism and uncertain oil prices, both the world economy and international trade will slow down. India with above 7 % GDP growth will be the fastest growing major economy in the world. However, it will fac....

President Trump’s Decision on US withdrawal: Middle East and the Afghanistan Situation

President Trump announced on December 20 his decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from Syria. He justified the decision on the ground that the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS) has been defeated. Same time, the UN Security Council adopted Resoluti....

Brexit and the European Union

Mrs. Theresa May’s victory in a poll of the Conservative party MPs by a margin of 200 - 117 revealed deep division within her own party on the Brexit issue. This made a vote on the floor of the House of Commons too risky. The vote scheduled for 11t....

George Bush – A Tribute

George Herbert Walker Bush was the last US President who fought in the Second World War. He also presided over the demise of Cold War. He deftly used multilateralism to advance US national interests. The success of American led coalition in the first....

Decoding China’s Stance on South China Sea

China has been looking into formalizing of a Code of Conduct (COC) for the South China Sea (SCS) and seeks a possible long lasting solution to the maritime territorial dispute that persists with its other claimant countries. There have been consultat....

India- Mozambique Relations: Surging Ahead

The Republic of Mozambique, located in the south-eastern part of the African continent, has a population of 30 million. The country is surrounded by the Indian Ocean to its east, and has Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa ....

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