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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
There are many ideas about how Asia can be re-imagined as a whole even though it is still coming to terms with colonial era map-making and the intellectual domination of the West. Can India, situated at the heart of Asia, promote connectivities and draw the Asian economies together?
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
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.
For developed countries, the United Nations cautions against fiscal austerity, calls for additional short-term stimulus spending, a redesigning of fiscal and economic policy to promote structural growth and suggests ensuring sufficient resources are made available for developing countries.
Parag Khanna, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation and European Council on Foreign Relations, says Indians should focus on India, not compete with China. In this interview, he talks about the lokpal bill, the economy and global capitalism.
As Europe stands united in its support for France's Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as a candidate to head the International Monetary Fund, many have begun to question if BRICS is truly an effective and united bloc. Will they be able to put forth a candidate all emerging countries can support?