The West Asian region has been under a political turmoil for quite a long time. Syria, Iraq, Isreal etc are some of the regions which are constantly in news for many reasons. In this post, let's analyse the Syrian Crisis - its background, reasons and the way ahead. What is Syrian Crisis? Syria … [Read more...] about Syrian Crisis: Reasons and Implications in a nutshell
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The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean that extends from the Strait of Malacca in the southwest, to the Strait of Taiwan in the northeast. The littoral countries of the South China Sea are China, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, … [Read more...] about South China Sea: Why is it strategically important?
How to become the President of the United States of America (USA)? To learn about the US Presidential election process, you need to know about the caucuses and primaries, the national conventions, and the electoral college. Read to know more about the Election Process of US President. Who can … [Read more...] about The Election Process of US President: Made Simple
'Paris Agreement' is mentioned whenever someone speaks about 'climate change' or 'global warming'. Why is Paris Agreement so important? This post is a beginner's guide to Paris Agreement (2015). Climate Change: a reality? Mostly because of human actions, the concentration of gases like … [Read more...] about Paris Agreement: Simplified
The International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is the ship, rail, and road route for moving freight between India, Russia, Iran, Europe and Central Asia. It is a not a new concept. But the current INSTC project was initiated by Russia, India and Iran in September 2000 in St. Petersburg. … [Read more...] about International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC)
Everything you need to know about the Brexit is summed up 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 … [Read more...] about Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?
China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest economy (in PPP terms). It possesses the world's largest foreign exchange reserves and has more than 30 companies in the FT 500 list of the world's largest companies. 'The Chinese Rise' and 'The Chinese Century' are phrases commonly used … [Read more...] about Is China buying the world? Review of Global Banking Scenario
The Panama Papers are documents which were leaked from Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm offering legal and trust services. It is alleged that many of these documents show how wealthy individuals - including public officials - hide their money from public scrutiny. Panama Papers: What is … [Read more...] about Panama Papers: Case of Tax Evasion by the Rich?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a new, universal set of goals, targets and indicators that UN member states will be expected to use to frame their agendas and political policies over the next 15 years. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) follow and expand on the millennium … [Read more...] about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Huge number of refugees and migrants have been shifting to Europe, from many countries like Syria, particularly since 2011. They see Europian Union (EU) as their asylum. With more number of refugees coming in at a time when the natives don't want any more, the whole situation has developed into a … [Read more...] about European Refugee Crisis in a Nutshell