Chinese diplomacy has changed. In this post, the changing nature of Chinese diplomacy is analysed, presenting a historical background. It is interesting to study how China became a dominant player in international politics. Certainly, the way China handled its diplomacy has a great role in its … [Read more...] about Chinese Diplomacy – Understanding the changing nature
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The last decade saw two major oil price wars. What are the reasons for the oil crisis? Will there be another oil price war? OPEC and OPEC+ play a significant role in determining global oil prices. Not only the interests of Saudi Arabia and Russia (the leaders of the two blocks) but the profit … [Read more...] about Oil Price War: What do you need to know about OPEC and OPEC+?
The Indian Ocean Commission (COI), recently, granted observer status to India. The COI offers a good platform for India to expand its presence in the Western Indian Ocean. Many countries involved with COI are potential partners in India’s SAGAR doctrine. What is the Indian Ocean Commission … [Read more...] about Indian Ocean Commission (COI)
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 … [Read more...] about Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?
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?
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, … [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