International Relations

India Brazil South Africa (IBSA)

A coalition of the willing, not of equal The Trilateral IBSA was formed in 2003 as a development initiative between India, Brazil and South Africa. Shared interests shaped up the forum and brought together the three large, economically well-endowed and dynamic countries from three developing continents. All three have in recent years experienced rapid economic … Continue reading

International Relations

India-China: Still a mismatch?

Bridging gaps in Multilateral Forums! Debates about China-India relationships can take two directions. The first of them takes a realist point of view, arguing that each of the two emerging powers would battle for dominance in the Asian continent. This reflects antagonism in their relationship. This could even lead to military confrontation between the two … Continue reading

International Relations

India Overhauls: Deepening US-India trade agreement!

After decades of strained political relations, the U.S. and Indian governments are currently pursuing a “strategic partnership” based on numerous overlapping interests, shared values, and improved economic and trade relations. India is in the midst of a rapid economic expansion, and many U.S. companies view India as a lucrative market and a candidate for foreign … Continue reading