What is Brexit? How does Brexit affect UK, India, and the European Union? We have tried to include everything you need to know about the Brexit here after much research. We hope our readers would get clear answers to many questions like 'What is Brexit?', 'What is the European Union?', Why the 'Leave EU' campaign?', 'Brexit referendum and the result', 'positive and negative impact of Brexit … [Read more...] about Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?
International Affairs Notes
Iranian Revolution refers to the popular movement in Iran (1979) to overthrow a pro-western monarchy and establish an Islamic republic. As a result of the Iranian Revolution, Iran became an Islamic Republic. Iranian Revolution, also known as the Islamic Revolution, is a momentous development in the modern history of Islam. It has direct connections with the present-day conflicts between the … [Read more...] about Iranian Revolution – How is the Islamic Revolution Connected with the Clash of Civilizations?
Will the European Union become the next superpower? The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. European Union has launched a single European currency - the Euro. The capital of the European Union is Brussels, Belgium. The significance of the European Union The main significance of the European Union is that it is … [Read more...] about European Union (EU) – The Next Super Power?
The G20 (Group of 20) is an international forum which includes 19 of the world's largest economies and the European Union. G20 is a forum for economic, financial and political cooperation. It addresses the major global challenges and seeks to generate public policies that resolve them. Significance of G20 Together, the G20 members represent - two thirds of the world population. 85% of … [Read more...] about G20 – What is the significance of the ‘Group of 20’?
Economists are warning that the world is on the verge of an all-out trade war. With US President Donald Trump imposing a lot of taxes on imports, and China hitting back with similar measures, there is every possibility that world will witness a new war - a trade war - in the coming months. What is a trade war? A trade war is an economic conflict in which countries impose import restrictions on … [Read more...] about Trade War – Who will be the winner in the US-China Conflict?
Recently, US President Donald Trump's pledge to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused controversy across the world. He also announced his plans to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Let's analyse the implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem. What is the capital of Israel? Israel claims that Jerusalem is its capital, but this is not internationally recognised. This is … [Read more...] about ‘Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital’ – Implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem
In today's world, there are mainly three ongoing conflicts which possess the capacity to escalate into a nuclear conflict. These are Israel-Palestine, India-Pakistan and the Korean conflict. Of these three, the most unpredictable and volatile is the Korean conflict; attributed to the megalomaniacal character of the North Korean ruler. In this article, we would cover all the aspects of the Korean … [Read more...] about Korean Conflict – North Korea, South Korea, USA, and China
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced one of China’s most ambitious foreign policy and economic initiatives at the end of 2013. He called for the building of a Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, collectively referred to as One Belt One Road (OBOR). One Belt One Road (OBOR) is arguably one of the largest development plans in modern history. But is this initiative a … [Read more...] about One Belt One Road (OBOR) by China – Should India Join It?
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a part of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative to link China with Europe. Started in 2013, the CPEC is a developmental project between Pakistan and its all-weather friend China. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): 46 billion dollar project China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a whopping 46 billion dollar project which will … [Read more...] about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – What can India do?
The Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination, and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular on issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic. Arctic Council: The Background The Arctic Council was founded on the initiative of the … [Read more...] about Arctic Council: Everything you need to know about