Sri Lanka never focused on wealth creation, but only on the wealth distribution, by taking endless loans from international players and organisations. There are some pro LTTE Tamil elements who are hijacking protests which might lead to the return of extremism and the reign of terror. India must develop a bilateral security pact with Sri […]
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.
The BRI initiated by China was portrayed as a challenge to a unipolar world in favor of multi-polarity, non-intervention in internal matters of other countries, egalitarian and fairer financial structures and institutions along with lasting partnerships for mutual development marked by cooperation not domination. However, BRI has morphed into anything but these objectives.