Tag: USA

Afghanistan, a Graveyard for Empires to Wage Wars
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Afghanistan, a Graveyard for Empires to Wage Wars

Afghanistan is often called the ‘graveyard of empires’ but in reality, it is simply a graveyard where empires go to wage their wars. It is land that has been invaded first by the Persians, Greeks, and then the Arabs who brought Islam after a long struggle against the Hindus and Buddhists who lived there, and later […]

Review of Russia-Ukraine War | The West’s Superiority Complex and Russia’s Irredentism- Part 1
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Review of Russia-Ukraine War | The West’s Superiority Complex and Russia’s Irredentism- Part 1

Russia had objected to NATO’s expansion time and again, and issued clear indications of its increased assertiveness, such as the Medvedev Doctrine Under Putin’s leadership, Russia has been accused of harbouring irredentist goals such as furthering the idea of Triune Russian nation which stipulates three sub-nations – Belarus, Russia and Ukraine Kiev has been accused […]

2022 QUAD summit – Agenda, Intent, and Future goals
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2022 QUAD summit – Agenda, Intent, and Future goals

The US is going with QUAD and the countries in the region to ensure that its supply chain in critical technologies remains intact.  PM Modi’s visit has ensured that India can solicit the technologies it needs without depending on any one country. India and other democratic countries cannot afford to simply watch Chinese advances in the South […]

QUAD at the crossroads – Path of Pragmatism or Antagonism?
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QUAD at the crossroads – Path of Pragmatism or Antagonism?

QUAD as it is, today stands in a turbulent environment following the Russia-Ukraine war. Many had suggested the relevance of QUAD going down but it seems like always, nothing is too predictable in international relations. However, while supporters celebrate the obvious optics, there is more to it. The USA – Their push to isolate Russia has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]