What China is trying to do and masking it as helping developing countries is nothing like what the IMF and World Bank have done in the past. BRI projects targeting developing countries can and will lead to a lot of deforestation and depletion of natural resources. India should work on taking back the power in […]
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has scrapped the controversial Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) deal between China and the state of Victoria, calling it “inconsistent with Australia’s foreign policy”. The Morrison government’s decision to scrap Victoria’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) agreement with China was based on Australia’s new Foreign Relations Act, which says the […]
The BRI quagmire challenges both the foreign policy of India and also its resolve to stand on its own despite pressures at home and abroad. The way ahead for India is to shed the romanticism of the past in its foreign policy and adapt a pragmatic and forthright intervention on matters that question its interests.