Sanctions, a form of imposing control and pressure, traditionally focused on countering nuclear proliferation and trade-related disputes. Recently countries have expanded their scope and impact by using them as potent tool of warfare
America is increasingly using sanctions as a geopolitical tool against its rivals, Russia, Iran and Venezuela. These countries are important partners for India, which needs to find ways around unilateral American sanctions.
Earlier in April, representatives of the U.S., EU, China and Russia held discussions in Kazakhstan to break the deadlock over Iran’s nuclear program, but with little result. What are the complexities of the Iranian nuclear dispute, and what are the chances of progress in the negotiations?
The U.S. has continually been trying to coerce Iran into giving up its nuclear program for years now, but with little success. What should Washington do to avoid both military action, and deterrence?
Fair Observer° republished Jesudas Bell's article on the recent democratization of Myanmar. He writes that this presents India an opportunity to increase its access to South East Asian countries, especially with members of ASEAN which still have catching up to do-particularly Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.