The US president, Joe Biden, has promised full support to both Finland and Sweden in their membership applications to what he called a “revived NATO” in the light of the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine. However, the inclusion is subject to a unanimous vote of all 30 members, including a recalcitrant Turkey.
While the world reeled under the COVID-19 pandemic, with rising fatality statistics numbing national consciousness in almost every country.
With global attention riveted upon eastern Europe, President Biden's ASEAN summit was an attempt to reassure his Asian allies of continued American support.
Will the fractured geopolitical environment post the war in Ukraine force Russia and China into a closer alliance?
A brewing financial crisis just across India’s open borders in neighbouring Nepal sounds a warning note for the economic stability of the entire South Asian region.