War on Cash: India Rolling Out Retail Pilot Program for Digital Rupee

War on Cash: India Rolling Out Retail Pilot Program for Digital Rupee

We recently reported that the Federal Reserve plans to launch a 12-week pilot program in partnership with several large commercial banks to test the feasibility of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The US isn’t alone in experimenting with digital currency. India is working on developing a digital rupee and recently announced the second phase…

Analyzing the US-Chinese-Russian-Indian Interplay in the Global Systemic Transition

Analyzing the US-Chinese-Russian-Indian Interplay in the Global Systemic Transition

It’s hoped that the insight from this analysis can help guide others’ research into the global systemic transition, which will continue unfolding across the present “Age of Complexity”. Without appreciating each of these players’ roles, interests, and the interplay between them, researchers won’t be able to produce the most accurate work possible, ergo the purpose…

India Takes Full Advantage of Cheap Russian Oil

India Takes Full Advantage of Cheap Russian Oil

During his first visit to Moscow since the military operation in Ukraine began, Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov that his country will continue buying cheap oil from Russia. The two foreign ministers also discussed initiatives to boost cooperation in agriculture, defence and infrastructure. Jaishankar met with Lavrov on November…

GZERO Media’s USG-Financed Experts Are Wrong About the US Seeking to “Balance” South Asia

GZERO Media’s USG-Financed Experts Are Wrong About the US Seeking to “Balance” South Asia

Far from trying to “balance” South Asia, the US is actively seeking to destabilize it by speeding up the region’s grand strategic reorientation that it envisages resulting in Pakistan’s transformation from the “Zipper of Eurasia” for facilitating multipolarity to the “Faultline of Eurasia” for obstructing it. GZERO Media, the online information outlet founded by the…

US Is Recalibrating the Power Dynamic in East Mediterranean. Can South Asia be Far Behind?

US Is Recalibrating the Power Dynamic in East Mediterranean. Can South Asia be Far Behind?

A mild flutter ensued after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s recent meeting with his Turkiye counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York on September 21 when it came to be known that Cyprus figured in their discussion. Jaishankar highlighted it in a tweet.   The Indian media…