Dr. Souravie Ghimiray 13th February, 2023 The multilateral sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine are unprecedented in their scope and severity against a major power, such as Russia. If not completely cripple the Russian economy the sanctions aim at preventing Russia from further escalating the Ukraine War through the restrictive measures. Despite sanctions, the Russian […]
Konstantin K. Khudoley 28th January 2023 The hostilities in Ukraine and the acute phase of the Russia-West confrontation have been going on for almost a year. They are more explicitly turning into a “war of attrition.” Nevertheless, from time to time, various ideas appear in the public space about possible ways to cease fire […]
India’s rising potential in nearly every sphere has aided India’s international relations by allowing it to emerge as a rising regional power. One thing is certain: India has risen to prominence on the international stage and will play a critical role in maintaining global stability.
Among all the challenges of 21st century, climate change is the single greatest threat to the Pacific peoples’ livelihoods, security, and well-being. Recognising the seriousness of the threat, green shipping, power generation chains, disaster resilience, and the exchange of climate information services are some of the aspects that will be prioritized by the Quad leaders.
Being on good terms with its immediate neighbor will always be fruitful for India and statements like “India pledged to support the people of Sri Lanka and will always be guided by the best interests of the people of Sri Lanka expressed through democratic processes”.
The size, speed, and sweep of present sanctions, which are backed not only by the US but also by the European Union and numerous Asian partners, are unprecedented. There are parts of the sanctions which will work and parts that won’t.
India has practised diplomacy in such a way that it strengthens multipolarity and simultaneously strengthens India’s position in the multipolar world. Despite India’s disagreement with the US on the Ukraine crisis, both US and India came together to advance their relations on converging interests in various fields.
Ignoring the health of economy, governments made policies aiming at populist sentiments. What Sri Lanka requires is a federal political system accommodating poised representation of ethnic diversity, inclusive development with optimum utilisation of resources and credible regional-global engagements.
The world will keenly watch the rupee-rouble mechanism, which India and Russia has agreed to follow post the visit of Russia’s foreign minister and how it will impact New Delhi’s relation with the West as it tends to go beyond its sanctions regime
As President Biden assumed office promising the revival of JCPOA if Iran comes back in compliance with the nuclear deal. Apparently, there remained certain contentious issues restraining the revival of the deal. The US’ immediate abandoning of the deal fostered trust issues for Iran to adhere to the norms of the deal and insists that they need a promise that any future US President would not pull out of the deal.