The year 2016 is the year of the divided electorate, so close were some of the election outcomes. Deep divisions lurk within voters coming from ostensibly “liberal” political cultures. The trend looks set to continue in the elections that will be fought in dozens of countries in 2017, where the votes could also be divided. Gateway House analyses these results through this infographic
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The B20 forum has become an important advisor to the G20, bridging the gap between business and foreign policy. Its effectiveness will depend on whether it can emerge as a solutions provider for the G20 and not just an advocacy forum. Indian business can play a vital role in shaping this mandate
The year 2013 has had its share of geopolitical faux pas. Gateway House looks at five memorable foreign policy follies of world leaders. Read on…
As 2013 draws to a close, Gateway House examines the tumultous year and the significant developments that affected foreign policy globally. Below is our geopolitical forecast for 2014
The foreign exchange market is considered the most liquid and transparent in the world. However, recent investigations into alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange rates is a reminder that transparent exchange-based systems alone are not enough to ensure fairness
We cannot have the ‘cowboy capitalism’ that almost brought down the world financial system in 2008, or the abdication of accountability by government institutions. Instead, both the private sector and the government must equally do their parts to create an equitable India to sustain economic growth for generations
Demography statistics indicate that in the coming decades, there’ll be a population surge in less developed countries, while developed nations will contribute most to the world’s GDP. This trend necessitates the urgency for implementing targeted policies in healthcare, education, etc. to address the imbalances.
The G20 Leaders' declaration at the 2012 Summit in Mexico aims to achieve economic stability; better employment and social protection policies; strengthen and reform the international financial architecture; enhancing food security and address commodity price volatility.
In this multi-polar world, no one ideology is powerful and dominant. Kazi Masud explains this phenomenon by highlighting some world events that indicate a change in the global power structure.
Tribal ties - history, race, ethnicity, religion, culture - are becoming more important than borders. Regions that share these tribal ties are grouping together and slowly eliminating the relevance of political borders.