New Delhi’s decreased policy manoeuvrability coupled with China’s decreasing need to comply with international norms and conventions is a dangerous mixture which makes a Sino-Indian de-escalation along the LAC increasingly unlikely in the immediate future.
Establishing itself as a strong player in Latin America, Russia’s policy in the region also focuses on undermining US interests, where possible.
As the scale of global challenges swells in size, so does the need for leading ad-hoc transnational countries to prove their diplomatic proficiency. China — given the isolationist presence of the United States and Europe — has found the best scenario to rewrite their narrative.
China’s mere 1.2% projected GDP growth for 2020 will undoubtedly pose problems for its recently declared defence budget, possibly leaving other critical areas like social welfare, job creation and poverty alleviation insufficiently addressed.
Although anti-Muslim prejudice is already a huge problem in the UK — the fact that even a pandemic will not stop people from spreading bigotry and shame and fail to bring society together, is unfortunate.
The signing of a Strategic Partnership in 1998 between France and India under President Jacques Chirac was the first step in a partnership that has grown to encompass multisectoral cooperation, across nuclear, space, defence, cyber security, intelligence-sharing and counter-terrorism initiatives.
India stands a good chance to benefit from the shift in global trade triggered by the pandemic, and could fill in the vacuum by supplying West Asian countries which traditionally relied on Chinese agro-imports.
India should use the likely shortage of Chinese APIs to its advantage and become a dominant player in the world pharma market
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to stay strong, the demand and supply for crucial medical equipment is highly unlikely to disappear.
India is the third largest liquor market in the world with a present value of $35 billion and further to see an exponential growth of 22% by 2022 — with market value reaching around $41 billion.
Will Belarus join Russia in a unified state — or will it maintain the status quo and mend relations with the West?
The work of the SHG members has not only helped in meeting the increased demand for medical provisions, but has also provided the members themselves with some financial relief.
Prevention must mean more than the detection of people at risk of radicalised behaviour, it should rely on the adoption of a healthy lifestyle.
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