Commentaries & Articles
Shinzo Abe’s “Broader Asia” and India Japan Relations
In the post war political history of Japan, no Prime Minister has ever evoked so much global media, political, diplomatic, and popular attention as Shinzo Abe while in office and more remarkably in the sudden departure from his office.
Why Drones Turned the Tide for Azerbaijan? An Analysis
Recently, the print and the audio-visual media were abuzz with the news of the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict over the disputed lands of Nagorno-Karabkh. The blazing headlines and breaking news were telling some interesting facts on how the drones were causing havoc in the war.123 Drones on the Centre-stage
चुनाव बाद किर्गिजस्तान में संकट
हाल ही में किर्गिजस्तान एक दशक में सर्वाधिक खराब राजनीतिक संकटों से गुजरा है। मौजूदा राजनीतिक विप्लव इसके पहले 2005 और 2010 में हुए लोकप्रिय क्रांतियों से जरा भी भिन्न नहीं था। 2005 में हुए “ट्यूलिप क्रांति” ने तब के राष्ट्रपति ऑस्कर अकायव को सत्ता से बेदखल कर दिया था जबकि 2010 की जून में संघर्ष के बाद हुई “मेलोन रिवॉल्यूशन”
France & Austria Terror Attacks 2020: The Looming Shadow of Islamic Terrorism over Europe
“We [EU Member States] reiterate that terrorism, radicalisation, recruitment and financing related to terrorism are main common threats to the internal security of the EU”. The 2015 Riga Joint Statement1
APEC More of a Talking Shop than a Meaningful Regional Forum
The summit of the 21 members Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC hosted and chaired by Malaysia this year on 20 November was held in the virtual mode because of the coronavirus pandemic. In response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and with the growing number of regional trade agreements in the other parts of the world this forum of Pacific Rim economies was started in 1989.1 Its aim has been to establish new markets for agricultural products and raw materials beyond Europe.
भारत-अमेरिका के बीच 2 + 2 संवाद एक पूर्वनिर्धारित रक्षा संबंध की दरकार
भारत और अमेरिका के बीच 2 + 2 संवाद (26-27 अक्टूबर, 2020) की तीसरी श्रृंखला हाल ही में समाप्त हुई है, जो इस बात का संकेतक है कि दोनों देश प्रायः ‘इतिहास की हिचक’ कहे जाने वाले पछतावे के दौर से बाहर आने में कामयाब हुए हैं। अमेरिकी चुनाव से कुछ ही दिन पहले और लद्दाख में भारत के चीन से जारी प्रतिरोधों के बीच भारत-अमेरिकी संवाद के अंतर्निहित संकेत इस मौके पर जारी किए गए संयुक्त वक्तव्य में बखान की गई उपलब्धियों से कहीं बढ़कर हैं।
Reviving the Nepalese Economy under COVID-19
There is hardly any country in the world that is not affected by COVID-19 pandemic. However, the impacts of the pandemic are not uniform. Whereas its impact was more lethal in some countries in terms of both morbidity and mortality; in others, its impact was less pronounced. A few countries were successful in controlling this pandemic due to the adoption of appropriate strategies, but many others suffered heavily as they failed to take effective measures to curb this.
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