Category International Relations and Strategic Studies

Israel-Hamas Tensions: Charting the Path Forward

Israel-Hamas Tensions: Charting the Path Forward

World woke to the worst horror stories and visuals of an unprecedented and well-coordinated attack by the internationally designated terrorist group Hamas based out of Gaza on Israeli civilians and settlers breaching the hitherto impregnable borders and supposedly impregnable fences of the Israeli defence Forces.
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India and Canada’s Strategic Positions in the Global Chess Game

There is a surreal quality to the whole episode as India-Canada relations hit rock bottom after Canadian Prime Minister (PM) Justin Trudeau linked India to the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a charge that New Delhi termed as “absurd”. This allegation by Trudeau has exposed the fundamental fault line in the bilateral relations between the two nations, resulting in tit for tat diplomatic expulsions, travel advisories being issued by the two, Canada deciding to reduce the number of personnel in its embassy in India and India deciding to suspend issuing of visas to Canadian citizens.
Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy.

Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy

The session on ‘Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy’ was conducted by Dr. Aashish Chandorkar. He began the session with an introduction to Neoliberal times where government interventions in the economic policies became a bit of a taboo. The current economic and trade system that we see today is a result of a series of events that mainly happened post World War II, but mostly after the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). 
Justin Trudeau's India Remarks Endanger India-Canada Ties

Justin Trudeau’s India Remarks Endanger India-Canada Ties

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped the gun without the bullet as is the want of many politicians, who wish to create sensationalism by ranting out baseless accusations of foreign interference without any credible evidence. This is often a tactic of such politicians to simply marshal the public opinion to salvage themselves. But it is a given that they don’t gain as much as they lose.
Trudeau's Intentions and Indo-Canada Relations

Trudeau’s Intentions and Indo-Canada Relations

Canada might not be a very large country, but it has been broadly supportive of Independent India’s development. All those that take the sword shall perish by the sword. Good Christians recognise this as a sayingof Christ. All sensible people, Christian or otherwise, recognise the validity of the aphorism.