Can the G20 Achieve Much in the Shadow of Conflict?
Disagreement about Russia and the Ukrainian war have stymied consensus on broader issues at the G20. Neutral presidencies like India's will make the grouping trudge along, but just that.
Looking Back at G20 after 25 Years
The G20 has remained a handmaiden of the Group of Seven (G7). Hence, even at the G20 the concerns of developing countries have been secondary to the interests of the major economies. Will the Indian…
Ukraine Changed, As Did They: The Human Cost of War
Conversations with a handful of Ukrainian women from which this account is woven, throw light on the grim reality most ordinary Ukrainians have had to live through since Russia attacked the country…
India’s Geo-Economic Foreign Policy
Economic considerations are now driving India’s seemingly adroit steps in the foreign policy arena. Foreign policy has become a tool through which India is absorbing critical economic pressures, and…
Again an Age of Empire
The world is back in an ‘Age of Empire’. There are now Four Empires—the West or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, China, India, and Russia, all motivated by securing naked power and putting…
A Vision for India’s Foreign Policy
The October 2021 think tank report, ‘India’s Path to Power’ can be seen as a grand strategic document; it offers a comprehensive, ecological approach to foreign policy as well as a clear…
Guns Fall Silent on the LoC
India’s need to prevent a two-front threat & to be on the right side of the US underlies the sudden decision on a LoC ceasefire. This opens up many possibilities but Modi’s long-running anti-…