Author: Viswapramod C

The Malacca Dilemma – Prospects and Concerns for the Geopolitics of Asian Waters
Analysis, Asia, Featured, World

The Malacca Dilemma – Prospects and Concerns for the Geopolitics of Asian Waters

More than 30 per cent of the world’s seaborne trade passes through the Malacca Strait with China, Japan, and South Korea reliant on this strategic waterway for their supplies, especially energy. Beijing is seeking alternative routes to reduce its dependence on the waterway to ensure a more viable long-term energy security policy. China’s Strategic influence in the Indo […]

Political Psychology of International Relations
Analysis, Featured

Political Psychology of International Relations

In international relations, three cognitive psychological concepts are used to understand and decode the behavioral aspects of political leadership across the world: Confirmation Bias, Fundamental attribution error and Prospect theory. Critical thinking and decision making approach applied to political psychology allows us to carefully deconstruct a situation, reveal its hidden issues such as bias and […]

Pakistan Resolution Day – Tracing the genesis of Communal Antagonism
Analysis, Asia, Featured

Pakistan Resolution Day – Tracing the genesis of Communal Antagonism

The People of India at large, in their collective conscience, have forgotten the history and significant events that unfolded in the making of the modern Indian Republic. They have forgotten the communal travesties caused by the partition, unleashed by the forces fighting for the establishment of an Islamic state. The CAA legislation is a delayed […]

The Omnipotent force behind USA’s National Security and Foreign Policy – American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC)
Analysis, Featured, North America

The Omnipotent force behind USA’s National Security and Foreign Policy – American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC)

The American Military Industrial Complex (AMIC) is a perceived informal alliance between a portion of the nation’s scientific and technological community, its defence establishment and certain sectors of the country’s military base. In 2021 the defence Budget of the US has gone up to $778 Billion, which means the United States spends more on defence […]

How Russia-Ukraine conflict is prospectively changing the world order
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How Russia-Ukraine conflict is prospectively changing the world order

The Russian invasion of Ukraine through a full scale all out attack, by the means of land, air and the sea, has sent shockwaves across the world. Most of the European countries are seriously worried about their security and the future implications of the conflict. Except international criticism, NATO and the American sanctions, futile resolutions […]

The urgent need for India’s diplomatic initiative in Russia-Ukraine conflict
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The urgent need for India’s diplomatic initiative in Russia-Ukraine conflict

India has a golden opportunity to increase its soft power and global stature by taking up a diplomatic initiative aiming for strategic outcomes. India needs to look beyond its neighbourhood first policy and adopt an internationalist approach in suggesting peaceful resolution mechanisms in international conflicts, border disputes and ensuring stable relations with other nations. Given […]

The future of multilateralism and India’s role in a multilateral world
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The future of multilateralism and India’s role in a multilateral world

Institutions like the WTO have become cartelised because of their voting system that always favours powerful economics and imposes unfair strictures upon the developing world. The resulting disenchantment with formal multilateralism has led to the parallel pursuit of bilateral deals restricted to compatible or geographically imminent countries. The dominant western countries must not impose its […]