Leveraging Ties at the time of Crisis

Leveraging Ties at the time of Crisis Context: Ranil Wickremesinghe’s election as the President of Sri Lanka in a crucial Parliament vote on July 20, 2022, gives India an opportunity to take the lead in the foreign aid game in its neighbourhood. Background: Sri Lanka […]

Fishing in Uncertain Waters

Fishing in Uncertain Waters For Prelims What is Trawling? Trawling is one of the most common methods of fishing.  Trawl nets are designed to be towed by a boat through the water column (midwater trawl) or along the sea floor (bottom trawl). Minimum Legal Size […]

CAATSA

CAATSA   Context: The law is meant to punish countries having deep engagements with Russia, North Korea, and Iran using economic sanctions. Several US lawmakers have called for a waiver to India, which has started acquiring Russian S-400 missile systems. India has always underlined the […]

A chaotic world, the perils of multilateralism

A chaotic world, the perils of multilateralism #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims   About BRICS   Name given by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neil in 2001. Initially called BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) South Africa joined in 2010 to form BRICS   BRICS institutions […]