Whilst India and America may draw closer over time India’s priorities will continue to be fixed on developing its economy and raising the living standards of its own population.
The recent and on-going upheaval across the west African country of Mali poses difficult challenges for the international community.
Tens of thousands of civil society groups; thousands of parliamentarians, mayors, UN officials, and business CEOs; over 180 heads of State and government, and one document which no one can agree upon.
As far as places go, Nagorno-Karabakh is likely unknown to most people outside of the former Soviet territories. However, this little piece of mountainous land has been the cause of a serious and unsolved dispute…
The new post-independence environment and the heightening of tensions between the two Sudans, with the possibility of a return to an all-out war, have undoubtedly renewed focus on the role of the international aid donor community and in particular the UK.
Recognising the structural inequality of society is important but the relative merit of appearing to desire cultural change is questionable.
If the last two decades hold a lesson about crisis prevention and intervention, it is that the international community has been fairly poor at it.
The conflict in Syria has now been raging for over 12 months and has claimed over 9000 lives and left thousands more injured. Yet despite this the international community remains reluctant to intervene militarily in order to stem the violent bloodshed.
The relationship between the two most powerful economic entities in Europe, despite being beset by prolonged periods of mutual animosity and outright warfare, has been central to European politics.
Since economic crises and political anarchy are becoming clichés, let us take a new case study into consideration: the European Immigration policy.