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Analysis | Russia’s Transition from the Soviet Union (SU) to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
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Analysis | Russia’s Transition from the Soviet Union (SU) to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)

Under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, Russia re-emerged as an economic and military power in the Eurasian region by forming strategic alliances. Russia formed the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) by merging the Custom Union and CES The goal of the EAEU is to achieve free movement of people, goods, capital and people similar to that […]

China’s Mask Diplomacy: Attempts to expand its influence in Europe 
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China’s Mask Diplomacy: Attempts to expand its influence in Europe 

The Rise of China Aggressive China emerged as an economic superpower in the post-Soviet world order. Communist China liberalized its economy without altering its political system. It started expanding its influence in the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America through its economic imperialism. The formation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa […]

Presidential Elections in France: Its reflection on Geopolitics and India
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Presidential Elections in France: Its reflection on Geopolitics and India

France is going for Presidential Election this Sunday with alienation and economic hardship as the main issues. The surging cost of living amid other fallouts from Russia’s war on Ukraine, security and immigration, climate change, rise in Islamic fundamentalism and terror are the other key issues. The incumbent President Emmanuel Macron (44) has been challenged […]

Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS
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Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS

Alarm bells are ringing in the South Pacific after the government of Solomon Island signed a framework agreement on security cooperation with China. This is big news in the geostrategic circles. However, it seems the world is still obsessing over Ukraine and Russia and this unnecessary preoccupation is now costing America and its Southern Hemisphere […]

Strategic Importance of AUKUS – Impact on China and Implication for India
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Strategic Importance of AUKUS – Impact on China and Implication for India

AUKUS is a trilateral security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America to counter China’s hegemony and expansionist policy, specifically in the Indo-pacific region and generally in global politics. The pact was signed on 15 September 2021 and announced cooperatively by US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister of the UK […]

Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions
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Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions

The heavy dependence of multiple countries, especially from the affluent part of the world, on Russian Energy resources is why many scholars have designated it as the ‘Energy Superpower’. The fact that major European countries like Germany are unwilling to stop their purchases from Russia even in the face of its actions in Ukraine, attests […]

Political Psychology of International Relations
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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 […]