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Activism Is Not The Answer

Activism Is Not The Answer

April 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

As India continues its rise as a regional and global power, many academics are calling for a shift in its non-committal foreign policy. India is at a crossroads, thus raising the question: What is an appropriate direction for India’s foreign policy future? Promoting human rights and democracy abroad, however, should not be part of the answer, at least for now.

Source:Hill Post

India and China : A Growing Imbalance

April 8, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Besides sharing important strategic and geopolitical interests, as two of the fastest growing economies of the world, India and China have created significant economic ties. China is India’s largest trading partner and this arrangement, in a nutshell, involves the procurement of manufactured goods and implements from China and the export of raw materials to the Chinese industry. While the bilateral trade relations remain essential to the Indian success story, there exists a massive imbalance in the trade patterns.

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

Round One: India v. The ICC Prosecutor

April 8, 2014 at 5:17 PM

The 17th of July, 1998 will always be remembered as the day the Rome Statute was adopted and mainly, as the day when “two-thirds of humanity” chose to not adopt it. The ICC came into existence with these mixed sentiments and it is fair to say that almost 16 years on there is little hint of such emotions completely fading away; in large part due to countries such as India and China (almost One-third of humanity) showing no intentions of undertaking the journey to Rome.