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US sanctions on Pakistan and their failure as strategic deterrent
Aug 21, 2023

US sanctions on Pakistan and their failure as strategic deterrent

The US has subjected Pakistan to a unilateral sanctions regime at several crucial junctures in the history of their bilateral ties. Though the reasons for cutting off economic and military aid to Pakistan have been contingent on strategic exigencies prevalent at different points in time and therefore not singular, countering Pakistan’s nuclear ambitions has been a recurring theme. It is widely believed that these sanctions have not been able to

How US sanctions are fatal to Iran’s COVID19 fight
Apr 09, 2020

How US sanctions are fatal to Iran’s COVID19 fight

More than the inaction of the Iranian government, questions have been raised regarding the role of US sanctions in crippling Iran’s economy, infrast

The US sanctions Russia: The “thousand cuts” tactic inflicts collateral damage
Mar 16, 2022

The US sanctions Russia: The “thousand cuts” tactic inflicts collateral damage

The sanctions imposed on Russia is weighing down the global economy as supply chains are affected.

Beyond JCPOA — Economics
Jul 21, 2018

Beyond JCPOA — Economics

With the imposition of sanctions on Iran, India is left with two options: either find other avenues of oil imports or risk facing the US sanctions.

Caught in US-Iran tangle
Jul 23, 2018

Caught in US-Iran tangle

Trump Tantrum: US sanctions on Iran threaten to hit India’s strategic interests in West Asia

Chabahar Port: India's counterweight to China's BRI in Eurasia
May 15, 2024

Chabahar Port: India's counterweight to China's BRI in Eurasia

The Chabahar Port deal between India and Iran can help the former gain connectivity to Eurasia and counter China’s growing regional influence

Communist Party of China (CPC) declares victory over COVID
Feb 22, 2023

Communist Party of China (CPC) declares victory over COVID

China claims to have beaten COVID amidst global scepticism over the data released by it

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview
Dec 06, 2023

Elections in Bangladesh: A kaleidoscopic overview

Bangladesh’s domestic political climate remains highly charged as it heads for election in 2024 despite nationwide protests

Georgian Dream Party has blown up Tbilisi’s track to Europe
May 29, 2024

Georgian Dream Party has blown up Tbilisi’s track to Europe

The Foreign Agents Law has to be looked at beyond the Russia factor; understanding the political dynamics and the role of NGOs in modern-day Georgia r

Is India’s Chabahar calculus in trouble?
Jul 21, 2020

Is India’s Chabahar calculus in trouble?

Recent developments bring to light two key costs for India as it seeks to pursue its interests at Chabahar: access to Afghanistan and its leadership i

Raisi in Pakistan and the revival of 'pipe' dreams
May 04, 2024

Raisi in Pakistan and the revival of 'pipe' dreams

Almost two months after ties between the two neighbours plummeted to a new low, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, was in P

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics
Oct 26, 2020

Russia, EU and Nord Stream 2: Economics versus geopolitics

The largest natural gas importer in the EU now faces the challenge of dealing with the latest US sanctions in order to ensure that the project goes ah

Russia-China relations in the Russian Far East
Jul 16, 2020

Russia-China relations in the Russian Far East

The Russian Far East has had to deal with the impact of a stagnating Russian economy in aiding regional growth and has itself witnessed a decline in b

Russia–Germany ties: Charting a course through troubled waters
Oct 28, 2020

Russia–Germany ties: Charting a course through troubled waters

It is important that Berlin and Moscow take steps to address the deterioration in bilateral ties. There exist mutual areas of cooperation that need th

The US-Iran Standoff and India
Feb 04, 2012

The US-Iran Standoff and India

While India would be hoping that the reported secret talks between the US and Iran succeeds, avoiding a conflict, New Delhi could take a leaf out of the Chinese and Japanese strategy of reducing its exposure to Iranian oil in return for a waiver from US sanctions.

US rhetoric dogs India-Iran ties
Jun 01, 2019

US rhetoric dogs India-Iran ties

The Trump administration’s attempts to create another West Asia crisis should worry India.

Zimbabwe’s lithium gambit: Navigating China-US rivalry
Jul 11, 2024

Zimbabwe’s lithium gambit: Navigating China-US rivalry

The fierce competition for lithium augurs well for Zimbabwe. It can gain from the growing China-US rivalry as the US takes more interest in its lithiu

चाबहार बंदर: युरेशियामधील चीनच्या ‘BRI’ला समतुल्य असणारा भारताचा प्रकल्प
May 18, 2024

चाबहार बंदर: युरेशियामधील चीनच्या ‘BRI’ला समतुल्य असणारा भारताचा प्रकल्प

भारत आणि इराण यांच्यातील चाबहार बंदर करारामुळे भारताला �

म्यानमार सत्तापालट आणि अमेरिकेचे निर्बंध
Mar 05, 2021

म्यानमार सत्तापालट आणि अमेरिकेचे निर्बंध

जगभरातील आर्थिक निर्बंधाचा इतिहास पाहिला तर, फायद्याऐवजी नुकसानच अधिक होते. सत्ताधा-यांना निर्बंधांचा काही फरक पडत नाही पण, लोकांना त्याची मोठी झळ पोहचते.