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Estranged, flat-lined or natural allies

Estranged, flat-lined or natural allies

Namaste Trump 

When Trump arrived in Ahmedabad this month, he became the fourth consecutive American president to visit India. This signalled a new bond between two of the largest democracies. Barack Obama's two visits, in 2010 and 2015 elevated India as a strategic partner and signalled the shift of American foreign policy pivot to Asia. 

The ‘Namaste Trump event brought interesting talks to light. Trump’s visit to India was met with...

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President Trump’s Palestine Solution

President Trump’s Palestine Solution

The Announcement & Reaction On Tuesday 28 January 2020, President Donald Trump standing alongside PM Benjamin Netanyahu, at the White House, announced the anticipated US plan for a solution to the Palestine conflict. In summary, the plan envisages a Palestinian state, in exchange for recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed West Bank settlements. While Jerusalem would remain Israel’s capital, a village in East Jerusalem (Abu Dis) was designated to become the future Palestinian capital. The Palestinians have...

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Pandemics, supply disruptions could turn into security threats

Pandemics, supply disruptions could turn into security threats

As the coronavirus advances through China and jolts the rest of the world, the pharmaceutical industry is on vigil over the security of its global supply chain. Over the past decade, China has established its numero uno position in the global market for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) , the elementary units found in each drug. In 2018-19, China accounted for 67.56 per cent of total...

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