International Relations and Diplomacy
A Way out from the Dangers of Nuclear Leakage and Fallout from Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in south-eastern Ukraine is in the crosshairs of the Russia-Ukraine conflict since March this year. The power station, largest in Europe and one of the three presently operative nuclear power generation sources of U....

Russia questions Switzerland’s Policy of Neutrality

The Ukraine crisis has dramatically altered how nation states view their foreign policies and conduct relations with other nations. For most part of the post-War years when the world was divided into two camps on ideological grounds each lead by the ....

Organization of Turkic States: An Instrument of Turkey’s Central Asia Policy

Background
In recent years, Turkey has emerged as an important regional player in Central Asia. The primary objective of Ankara’s Central Asia policy is to gain strategic dominance in the region. Turkish language and culture are a shared ....

China’s Future Energy Resource: Hydrogen

Energy transition is a trend many countries adopt to address the climate change challenge in the 21st century. The measures undertaken by various governments are diverse based on their capabilities and resources. China, the world's largest emitter of....

जी-20 का वित्तीय स्थिरता बोर्ड: वैश्विक वित्तीय स्थिरता पर उभरती कमजोरियां

समूह-20 के देशों ने वैश्विक वित्तीय प्रणाली में कमजोरियों का आकलन करने और उनसे निपटने के उपायों ....

China’s transition from Hiding to Showing its Strength! India’s Determined March to Developed Nation – 2047

It is said that Mandarin is a nuanced language, where multiple meanings can be drawn and where even the tone in which it is spoken can completely change the meaning. What Deng Xiaoping said in 1989-90 has had many versions, the commonest being, ....

Qin, Hui, 2021. Globalization after the Pandemic: Thoughts on the Coronavirus. Translated by David Own by. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

During the pandemic, China has pursued a “zero COVID policy,” which has required harsh restrictions on citizens' mobility and freedoms. Well into 2022, the Chinese government is shutting down entire districts, because a few asymptomatic COVID cas....

The Impact of the Marikana Massacre: ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose’

Context
This August 2022 will be the 10th year of the Marikana Massacre. After a week of protracted protest, on August 16, 2012, South African Police shot at labourers of a platinum mine, resulting in 34 fatalities and 78 injuries. Marikana....

Biden’s visit to M.E., Energy Crisis and Recession

The sharp increase in oil prices following the Ukraine war brought President Biden to Saudi Arabia. This was seen as a departure from the position taken by candidate Biden during his election campaign when he had criticized the Crown Prince and threa....

Financial Stability Board of the G20: Emerging Vulnerabilities to Global Financial Stability

Set up by the G20 in 2009, the Financial Stability board (FSB) is venerable institution with a responsibility to assess the vulnerabilities in the global financial system and suggest measures to deal with them. It coordinates the actions of the centr....

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