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 … [Read more...] about Iranian Revolution – How is the Islamic Revolution Connected with the Clash of Civilizations?
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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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Arctic Council: Everything you need to know about
We have covered the Israel-Palestine conflict in one of our previous notes. In this post let's cover India's stand on Israel-Palestine conflict. There has been much debate in recent times about whether India has changed its pro-Arab historical stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Let’s try … [Read more...] about India’s stand on Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent Changes