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Scrapping of Labor Laws Won’t Solve India’s Unemployment Problem

With the ongoing lockdown since March 24th, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, India’s economy is seeing a deep slump for the upcoming years. To tackle...

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in the Indo-Pacific

In 2020 under the leadership of Tsai Ing-wen, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) came into power for the second consecutive term in Taiwan. Tsai...

Chinese Economic Ascendance, US Entangled Fortune and Its Repercussion

"There are many things we could do. We could cut off the whole relationship. Now if you did, what would happen? You would save...
Marines load humanitarian supplies onto CH-46E helicopters in support of Operation Tomodachi

HADR: Finding Newer Dimensions of Smart Power

Smart power as a concept is gaining more ground within academics and foreign policy circles. Traditionally, hard power, which focuses on a more coercive...

From Birth to Death: The Life Cycle of Dictatorships

A Review on "How Dictatorships Work: Power, Personalization, and Collapse" by Barbara Geddes, Joseph Wright and Erica Frantz On “how governments work”, there is a...
President Rouhani in meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The US, Iran and Venezuela in the Caribbean: The Big Picture

The entry of Iranian oil tankers into Venezuelan territorial waters has caused a flurry of speculations that it might lead to increased tensions with...
Immunity Passport

Lack of COVID-19 Vaccination Means Immunity Passports Essential

Immunity passports or certificates are simple common sense and a precious tool to safely restart the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. This health document...

India’s Strategic Dilemma: Engagement or Disengagement with the Taliban

India's unwillingness to engage in peace talks with the Taliban when other regional and global actors are actively dealing with the insurgents in the...

Will COVID-19 Flip Geopolitics on its Head? All Roads Lead to Beijing

After months of the COVID crisis, China’s once-mighty and enviable position is feeling the strain of non-stop Western and non-Western attacks, international economic paralysis...