India’s Geopolitical Blunder Will Lead to Economic Woes
Opinion

India’s Geopolitical Blunder Will Lead to Economic Woes

For Tokyo, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a major political tool that would advance broader regional integration and act as a roadmap for good governance. For New Delhi, though, RCEP is first and foremost an economic deal that could hurt its more vulnerable industries and lead to near-term pain. *** India’s decision to pull…

The 1508 League of Cambrai and BRICS Today: How Not to Repeat History
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The 1508 League of Cambrai and BRICS Today: How Not to Repeat History

“The nature of the time, most serene prince, requires this, an observance of an old proverb, which enjoins kissing the hand we are unable to cut off” Sebastien Guistinian, Venetian Ambassador to England’s Henry VIII The Russia-China alliance has become an unstoppable powerhouse of visionary infrastructure projects across the Arctic, Eurasia, Africa and Europe exemplified…

The Crimean Rail Bridge Will Contribute to the Peninsula’s Economic Rejuvenation
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The Crimean Rail Bridge Will Contribute to the Peninsula’s Economic Rejuvenation

The opening of the Crimean rail bridge completes Russia’s physical connectivity initiative with the peninsula and will greatly contribute to rejuvenating its economy after the region languished in neglect for nearly two and a half decades under Ukrainian rule. *** President Putin inaugurated the Crimean rail bridge on Monday, which was a monumental event signifying…