The “feel-good” from Tuesday’s virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping leaps out of the US-Russian summit in Geneva in June.
EU, United States, and UK backed India and China into a corner on phasing out coal use with the eyes of the world watching.
Greater regional connectivity is seen as crucial to long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The stunning disclosure late Tuesday in Brussels that the US is working on a “road map” for recognition to the Taliban Government will take a lot of people by surprise but it could have been expected sooner rather than later.
Six outside powers have made pledges of selfless affiliations to Afghanistan, but the Taliban runs the risk of getting entrapped in their bitter jealousies.
The Turkmenistan president Berdimuhamedow probably spoke for the region when he said in his speech at the UNGA earlier this week: “The situation there is not easy, the government and public institutions that are being formed are very fragile. This is why assessing the situation in the country requires ultimate consistency, prudence and responsibility — both in words and actions. “
It is only a matter of time before Biden announces yet another Quad comprising the United States, Jordan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Shouldn’t India call for a global moratorium on state-sponsored hackers?
Beijing will not make a military intervention and repeat the mistake that former Soviet Union and the United States made in modern history, despite being a stakeholder in Kabul’s stability.
Moscow’s anti-U.S. rhetoric has suddenly been toned down, signaling a potential change in attitude and direction.
Regional power plays, the Palestinian problem and some shady dealmakers all playing a role.
China-Iran deal is raising concerns from India to Israel to the U.S. as the details remain a tightly guarded secret.
Beijing is setting a new tone for easing tensions and rivalry in the historically volatile region.
China is making bold moves in the Middle East that are fast shifting the region’s balance of power.
Geography and history cannot be ignored in inter-state relationships even in the direst of circumstances.
America’s military beats drums of conflict but Washington’s Western allies are reluctant to fall in line.
America’s sense of crisis vis-a-vis China stems from its fundamental decline in comprehensive competitiveness.
Sri Lanka hands India major port development deal that will tie the two neighbors together for decades to come.
With Lula da Silva’s return to active politics, a clash between the moderate left and right-wing populism is in the cards.
A defeat or quagmire in Yemen could cast doubt on the Saudi prince’s credentials to rule his country.
The prospects are brighter than ever that an orderly Afghan transition in the coming weeks or months is entirely conceivable.
Biden administration in a predicament because U.S. complicit in human rights violations all along.
The U.S. administration says China is its biggest test but optics matter as ties with allies are strengthened.
America’s return to the UNHRC is part and parcel of Biden administration’s plan to put democracy and rights at the center of its foreign policy.
Biden stumbles into Iran nuclear negotiations by refusing sanctions relief and insisting Tehran returns to JCPOA ahead of U.S.
The sky is the limit to build on the two sides’ ceasefire and cooperation statement provided there is political will.
The Indian government should pay greater attention to geo-economics as the locomotive of its diplomacy and foreign policy.
Things are moving quickly with both sides making efforts to look like they’re not giving concessions.
Vested interests and entrenched official mindsets drive military conflicts in Afghanistan and on India-China border.
If the U.S. can work with China and Russia to resolve the Iran nuclear issue, what else can be achieved?