On 14 November, reports detailed a military takeover in Zimbabwe. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House discusses the ongoing event, suggesting why Mugabe hasn't been overthrown and why a peaceful transition should be the objective of all parties.
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A number of democratic processes are set to unfold in this week. A referendum in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the AfD's surprising outcome in the German Parliamentary election and the upcoming referendum in Catalonia, Spain. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House, discusses the geopolitical implications of these highly-controversial domestic democratic processes.
In yet another policy flip, U.S. President Trump announced a new strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. While committing more troops to the region, he called out Pakistan as a 'safe harbour' for terrorism and called on India to do more. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House, joins us to discuss the implications of this new direction and what it means for India.
In this special episode, Professor M.D. Nalapat joins us to discuss the current border stand-off between India and China, sharing a unique glimpse into the policy psyche of India, China and the United States.
In a special podcast, Vice Admiral (retd.) Anil Chopra, Distinguished Fellow for International Security and Maritime Studies at Gateway House, shares his insights into this years recently concluded Malabar Exercise, examining the inclusion of Japan and potentially Australia, while detailing the geopolitical implications of these exercises.
In the Season Finale of the New World Order, we discuss the role that India can play in the new world order. With geopolitical shifts in the form of the emerging Belt and Road Initiative from China and the withdrawal of the United States from its global leadership role, India will quickly be presented with both opportunities and threats, on its journey to the New World Order.
The world is witnessing the resurgence of the political strongman. Decisive leaders who are willing to go outside the established boundaries to achieve their goals. This phenomenon is present across the world, breaking all geopolitical divides and changing the way diplomacy will work in the future.
International peace and security is perpetually in danger from the threat of nuclear weapons. In recent weeks, under the current U.S. Administration, the diplomatic success of the Iran Nuclear Deal is threatened while tensions build in the Sea of Japan over North Korean activities.
Join us as we continue the discussion on West Asia as we examine the Shia-Sunni rivalry in West Asia and its impact on the regional powers of Saudi Arabia and Iran, how oil impacts the geopolitics of the region and how Turkey's recent referendum puts it on a new course in the region.
West Asia has been in a state of deep conflict and instability in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings. With the International community unable to diffuse conflict, be it in Syria or Yemen, the great game is afoot in West Asia. Join us as we discuss the multiple dimensions associated with the geopolitical shifts underway in the region.