Even as New Delhi seeks diversification in its defense relationships, and deepening ties with the West, India’s neutral position on the war in Ukraine is consistent and unlikely to change. Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, India has been in the spotlight of international attention, with Western countries urging Delhi to reconsider… Continue reading India Deepens Defense Ties with the West, But Criticism of Russia Remains Unlikely
Ukraine should be wary about accepting Chinese offers to fund post-war reconstruction of the country. On February 24th, the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Beijing announced a 12-point plan that it said could solve the conflict. One of those points was to promote a post-conflict reconstruction of Ukraine in which China would assume… Continue reading Anticipating China’s Role in a Post-War Ukraine Following the Current Beijing-Moscow Dynamic
On February 24th, 2022, the world woke up to a new reality: Russia initiated large-scale military aggression against neighboring Ukraine. While the war is happening on the European continent, considering it a purely European affair is flawed since the conflict has global ramifications. The very fact that a permanent member of the UN Security Council,… Continue reading Mixed reactions to the Russian war against Ukraine in the Indo-Pacific: Views of governments and civil society
Ukraine-Taiwan conflict has shaken the post-covid world recovering from the damage done by the pandemic. Ukraine and Taiwan are currently the centers of geopolitical confrontation between four major world powers – the US, EU, China, and Russia. Located in the center of two fault lines, Ukraine and Taiwan have multiple factors that make them similar… Continue reading Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: What are the Lessons for Taiwan?
Post-war rebuilding will be an immense task while the economic and social damage in Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion is unprecedented in Europe since WWII. It will require significant planning, international cooperation, and investment—very likely in the hundreds of billions of euros. Politicians and experts from Ukraine and around the world have already… Continue reading Ukraine’s post-war recovery: opportunity for collaboration with Taiwan?