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China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard
Jan 12, 2018

China in Latin America: A rising power’s forays into US backyard

China, a late entrant in Latin America, has now emerged as the region’s major economic partner. Bilateral trade between the two stands today at more than USD 200 billion. By augmenting investments and trade in Latin America, Beijing has managed to project itself as an alternative to the United States, which had previously enjoyed overarching influence in the region. The US’ inability to lead Latin America into a path of sustainable econ

China one up on America
Jan 18, 2022

China one up on America

It is making giant strides where the US refused to go

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America
Jan 27, 2021

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America

The sudden fall in commodity prices, export volumes, FDI redirection, and growing unemployment strongly disturbs Latin American economies.

CyberSpace governance: The American approach
Oct 04, 2013

CyberSpace governance: The American approach

The US has become more proactive in engaging with the international community to address cyberSpace challenges ever since the policy shift in 2009. However, it still maintains its opposition to the need for an international treaty to govern cyberSpace.

E-politics and public accountability over digital rights, with a focus on Latin America
Dec 29, 2020

E-politics and public accountability over digital rights, with a focus on Latin America

Governments and political actors must be liable for their performance and the virtual realm is not a playground anymore.

Facing China threat, Vietnam seeks American balance
Jun 05, 2013

Facing China threat, Vietnam seeks American balance

Vietnam's self-assured pursuit of a complex balance of power strategy could be a model for other medium powers in Asia who are deeply concerned about the rise of China, want Washington to balance Beijing, but are reluctant to become formal military allies of the United States.

For Pakistan, China is the new America
Feb 20, 2019

For Pakistan, China is the new America

Pakistan is now deeply in hock to China. From weapon systems to economic bailouts, to diplomatic support in various international fora, China is Pakis

Gearing up for space wars: on America's plans to build space weapons
Jul 02, 2018

Gearing up for space wars: on America's plans to build space weapons

The implications of the American plans for a space weapons corps are still unclear

God and the ballot: Religion and voting patterns in America
Aug 03, 2015

God and the ballot: Religion and voting patterns in America

The US constitution builds a wall of separation between the church and the state, interpreted as prohibiting the state from meddling into the affairs of the church and vice versa. However, this constitutional provision cannot negate the church's influence in impacting who gets elected as President.

Group instinct & the white tribals of America
May 21, 2018

Group instinct & the white tribals of America

While the rust belt voted Trump, it wasn’t because of its economic plight. The reasons were born of political tribalism.

How America is hastily exiting Afghanistan, leaving it to the the Taliban, China and Pakistan
Feb 01, 2019

How America is hastily exiting Afghanistan, leaving it to the the Taliban, China and Pakistan

Even a flawed Afghan government will be better than the Taliban rule, but the US appears to accept any deal in a hurry to get its "boots on the ground" out of Afghanistan.

How American reticence to intervene militarily in Syria proved to be a gift for Moscow
Mar 20, 2021

How American reticence to intervene militarily in Syria proved to be a gift for Moscow

Ten years later, it is clear that the Syrian people on all sides lost the war — but Russia won on all fronts.

If Pakistan remains India’s problem, Taiwan will remain America’s
Sep 23, 2021

If Pakistan remains India’s problem, Taiwan will remain America’s

The US needs to alter its policy towards Pakistan for an enhanced partnership on the Taiwan front

India and Latin America: Where ignorance is not bliss
Sep 12, 2017

India and Latin America: Where ignorance is not bliss

India and South America have barely managed to maintain minimal bilateral ties for the last several decades. Absent strong ties in geography, what India and South America have instead is a shared post-colonial history. Colonised by European powers for several centuries, both began their journey as independent countries under conditions of underdevelopment and having inexperienced polities with a limited foreign policy agenda. Today, it is not onl

India has failed to cash in on its relationship with America
Feb 04, 2014

India has failed to cash in on its relationship with America

There is a significant difference between the texture of the relationship that the US enjoys with other democracies like UK, Germany, France and Japan, and the one it has with India. And neither are we able to cash in on it to the extent the Chinese and the Pakistanis managed.

India's strategic autonomy versus Latin America's active non-alignment
Aug 17, 2022

India's strategic autonomy versus Latin America's active non-alignment

India and most of Latin America view the Russia-Ukraine conflict as a ‘regional’ war limited to Europe, but one that has a massive impact on globa

India’s wiggle-room between Russian and American stalemates in Afghanistan
Nov 23, 2018

India’s wiggle-room between Russian and American stalemates in Afghanistan

Recent developments signify an Afghanistan held hostage by competing interests of Russia and the United States.

Iran cautions against trying to make America great again
Dec 05, 2016

Iran cautions against trying to make America great again

Iran Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif delivered a special address on “Fighting against Terrorism and Extremism as a Global Menace” an event report

Is the American dream over?
Aug 08, 2011

Is the American dream over?

If Barack Obama can match his oratorical skills with decisive action and emulate Roosevelt's bold economic measures and the Star Wars programme of Ronald Reagan, America can well embark on the path to economic recovery at home and overcome the strategic challenges that threaten its once pre-eminent global position.

Latin America and the Caribbean: Facing the pandemic with more democracy, not less
Dec 29, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean: Facing the pandemic with more democracy, not less

The pandemic has worsened the problems that Latin America and the Caribbean were already facing. 2021 will surely be challenging in terms of political

Latin America: The last frontier for India’s foreign policy
Jun 06, 2022

Latin America: The last frontier for India’s foreign policy

Trade and investment opportunities galore in Latin America; India should formulate a proper policy to make the most of it.

Latin American Investments in India: Successes and Failures
Jun 28, 2021

Latin American Investments in India: Successes and Failures

Latin American companies that have invested in India since the 1990s have had varied experiences: some have achieved considerable success and remain in business, while a number of them have exited. This paper is a primer on enterprises from the Latin American region that have engaged the Indian market in the past 30 years. It finds three key factors that have pulled these businesses into India: the country’s myriad value chains, the massive con

Learning from the 'new American'
Jun 21, 2004

Learning from the 'new American'

The successive torture and slaying of individual Americans in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere in the Gulf region has a new message for the civilized world. Whatever be the rationale behind the decision-making at the governmental-level, the average American is ready for a long engagement with terrorism and terrorists.

Life after American raids on Pak posts
Dec 06, 2011

Life after American raids on Pak posts

The United States wants a higher strategic relationship with India, which does not include agreeing with Indian views on Pakistan. Our participation in the Bonn conference should bear this in mind.

Look beyond Brazil in Latin America: Expert
Mar 10, 2018

Look beyond Brazil in Latin America: Expert

Several misconceptions exist in India about Latin America and the Caribbean Islands. India’s knowledge of these countries is restricted to news coverage.