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security issues in Indian ocean

“Whoever controls the Indian Ocean will dominate Asia, the destiny of the world will be decided on its waters.”

Words of the maritime strategist Alfred Mahan proving to be true for the Ocean in the 21st century; the Indian Ocean has thus become a ‘very active’ ocean, perceived by many as the emerging center of gravity in the strategic world.

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The world has had enough of politics let it now address itself to economics

“Good Economics is good politics.” —Paul Keating

Introduction

“The close relationship between politics and economics is neither neutral nor coincidental. Large governments evolve through history in order to protect large accumulations of wealth and property.”

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changing pattern of international diplomatic dynamics

Diplomacy is defined as the art of communication between different parties. In international relations, diplomacy is the art of conducting negotiations, forming alliances, discussing treaties and reaching agreements. The shape of the international

Diplomacy has been practised since the first city states were formed around 5th B.C. Traditional diplomats were only sent for spec...

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Changing Pattern of International Diploma Dynamics

Diplomacy is defined as the art of communication between different parties. In international relations, diplomacy is the art of conducting negotiations, forming alliances, discussing treaties and reaching agreements. The shape of the international

landscape today was carved by diplomatic dialogue, as diplomacy is what creates world order. It is a platform that brings world le...

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India in the Multipolar World

The 21st century is not China’s century. Nor will it remain America’s. The geopolitical and geoeconomic conditions that enabled Britain to become ‘Great’ in the 19th century and claim that century for itself, building a global empire, and that enabled the U.S. to emerge as the dominant world power of the 20th century do not exist for China or anyone else today. The ‘unipolar’ world of the British and American em...

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Power without Morality is Poison

It was in his power to be the saviour of their lives. The statesman could have easily devolved the social security payments to the needy, only if corruption had not embroiled him. The farmer’s suicide would then have had not become a poison for his family !

“But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer...

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Neighbours First: India’s foreign policy Doctrine

“A bad neighbour is a misfortune as much as a good one is a great blessing.”                                                                                                                    —Hesiod

Introduction

India is a land of rich cultural heritage. It is a land which gives most importance to ethics,...

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Turmoil in The Middle East

“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” —Mahatma Gandhi

The middle east is a land full of hate and conflict, many factors from both past and present combine to make the middle east the center of unrest that it is today. Some factors are its diverse group of people living in such a small area, the many different rulers and owners of the land. These are just...

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India and West Asia

West Asia is a vital part of India’s extended neighbourhood and millions of Indians live and work here.—Pranab Mukherjee (President)

India is the world’s second most populous country and has a history of collaboration with several nations.

Being a regional power and newly industrialized country, India has formal and diplom...

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Indo-Japan Relations

Indo-Japan relations have traditionally been very strong. Rather they date back to 6th century A.D. when Buddhism which was born in India was introduced in Japan, and it would be incorrect to write that these Asian countries are in search of new relationship. Furthermore, India’s national leaders drew inspiration not just from Tagore’s poetic tributes and Visvesvaraya’s political lessons, but also equally from J...

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