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Brewing Feud between Moscow and Washington

Brewing Feud between Moscow and Washington

Vladimir Putin, the incumbent President of the Russian Federation has seen the western media develop a sort of addiction for him, not always positive though. In 2015, during the pinnacle days of both Republic and Democratic Party nominee debates, the one constant question was, “How will the next US President […]

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Deciphering US nonchalance in the G20 Summit

Deciphering US nonchalance in the G20 Summit

The Guardian ran the headline “G19”. Numerous reputable and well established papers across the world, international and domestic, swiftly followed the cue. The Independent, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and nearly every reputable news resource took a similar rhetoric. In the preceding presidencies, such […]

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Giving thought to Trump visit at the G20 Summit

Giving thought to Trump visit at the G20 Summit

“Whoever believes the problems of this world can be solved by isolationism and protectionism is making a tremendous error on their own face value”, these words not only represent a crude statement of obvious meaning but also seem to transcend the usual cloak and dagger approach to politics and diplomacy. […]

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Untangling the Qatar Labyrinth

Untangling the Qatar Labyrinth

The recent news of Saudi-led bloc’s diplomatic isolation of Qatar came as a surprise to many, including the United States. However, such a move has been in an offing for quite some time, and it is imperative to dissect the issue on factual lines rather than falling prey to populist […]

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Tackling the Multifaceted Challenges in the Counter Terrorism Domain

Tackling the Multifaceted Challenges in the Counter Terrorism Domain

This mantra needs no reminder that terrorism emanates from extremism, which normally is an outcome of lack of political, social and economic justice, sense of deprivation and exploitation of these cleavages by adversaries. The terrorist entities are not strictly hierarchical organisations, nor do they rigidly follow any central leadership or […]

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The Postures of Washington

The Postures of Washington

Under normal circumstances, the prevalent news regarding NATO should have been the addition of Montenegro as its 29th member state. However, it was slighted; eclipsed by Mr. Trump’s U-turn regarding his views on the relevance of NATO in the 21st century. During his campaign trail, after his election, and notoriously […]

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Engaging with China Pakistan Russia Troika in Afghanistan: Turkey’s Way Forward

Engaging with China Pakistan Russia Troika in Afghanistan: Turkey’s Way Forward

Turkey, situated between the two great civilizations of east and west has always played an important role in the ever-changing global dynamics in the past, especially in the Muslim world, ranging from a unique non-combatant capacity building of war-torn Afghanistan to humanitarian aid of surrounded Gaza. After 9/11 attacks, when […]

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Synchronization of Interests: Emerging Strategic Partnerships between China, Russia and Pakistan in a Brave New World

Synchronization of Interests: Emerging Strategic Partnerships between China, Russia and Pakistan in a Brave New World

Briefs, Global Issues, Research Brief February 15, 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

The dawn of 21st century introduced a new dynamic in power politics and relationships in the globe. Nations fractured, insurgencies grown, societies faltered, and faiths challenged. The genesis of this new age impacted every region on earth. Asia- which hosts many of the world’s fastest growing economies- is significantly impacted […]

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Courtesy: United Nations University

BRICS: Multilateralism in Changing Times

The post-Cold War era has brought about an avalanche of complex changes and intimidating challenges in the international system. After the disintegration of the USSR, the world was left with a power vacuum which was filled by the sole superpower of that time, the United States of America.  After the […]

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Atlantic Route

Reshuffling Transatlantic Alliances: Rapprochement or Estrangement?

The US elections 2016 have generated a host of significant concerns and misgivings. At the heart lies the biggest one of all: Will Donald Trump’s ascension to the Oval Office reshuffle the cards for transatlantic diplomacy and European security? Trump comes to power when NATO is witnessing “[Russian] larceny and […]

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