Tag: China

FTAs, free for all?
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FTAs, free for all?

Free trade agreements with Japan and South Korea have not worked in India’s favour. Will the deals with Australia and UAE deliver? After Canberra ratified the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (IndAus ECTA) on Tuesday there was a huge sense of achievement that overtook the establishment and media outlets. While the fine print was […]

BRICS Plus – A Golden opportunity to establish a Multipolar world
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BRICS Plus – A Golden opportunity to establish a Multipolar world

Amid a surge in nominations to join BRICS from Iran, Argentina, Algeria and others belonging to different geographies, we try to find out what is fuelling this surge with an analysis of the countries that want to join, the reason for their move, their aspirations and expectation from the BRICS.  BRICS an association of 5 […]

Analyzing the USA’s New National Security Strategy
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Analyzing the USA’s New National Security Strategy

The New National Security Strategy underlines that America’s preeminence as a global power has to be maintained at all costs Perhaps for the first time, the threat of china has been quite explicitly mentioned in the policy of the Biden Administration which in a way has displaced Russia. The strategy document talks about the concept […]

Revisiting China’s emergence – The lesser-known story of the rise of a global hegemon
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Revisiting China’s emergence – The lesser-known story of the rise of a global hegemon

The credit goes to the duo of Jiang Zemin and Zhu Rongji for navigating China during the challenging times despite the severe shortage of qualified human resources. The missing of China’s top business tycoons such as Jack Ma has raised alarm bells on the extent and gravity of Xi’s unprecedented crackdown. There is a determination […]

The Sri Lankan Fiasco – Economic Crisis leading to a Political Crisis: An Early Warning or Alarming Call in South Asia?
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The Sri Lankan Fiasco – Economic Crisis leading to a Political Crisis: An Early Warning or Alarming Call in South Asia?

Protestors opposed the Gotabaya government with the slogan ‘Gota Go Home’ in response to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s mismanagement, corruption, nepotism, and bad governance. Relations between India and Sri Lanka deteriorated under Mahinda Rajapaksa’s administration while the President utilised Chinese funding to gain local legitimacy and strengthen his hold on power. Keeping with India’s […]

Space Race – War Beyond The Karman Line
Defence & Security, Science & Technology

Space Race – War Beyond The Karman Line

Imperialism and aggression in the 20th century culminated in victimizing the centrifugal retaliation which had gone beyond the Karman line. The space race today is not just between 2 countries but among several rapidly growing nations like China, India, Japan, France etc. The 20th-century world wars paved the way for outstanding innovations in space whereas […]

BRI: Economic Connectivity or a Debt-Trap?
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BRI: Economic Connectivity or a Debt-Trap?

BRI plays a significant role in the rise of China. Connects the Chinese economy with Asia, Europe and African markets. The involvement of Pakistan and other South Asian countries in BRI is a major concern for India. China is expanding Debt-Trap diplomacy through Belt and Road initiative. Many countries involved in BRI are witnessing economic […]