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Category: Cold War

Conflicts: Causes, Effects And…

The mid-20th Century world was dominated by several alliances, particularly the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and the Warsaw Pact. NATO had 12 founding members – Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, […]

Revision: Significant & Systemic

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix. Curriculum or academic syllabus at educational institutions had been radically revised in Italy during Benito Mussolini‘s reign (from 1923 to 1943). The […]

The Collapse

Shankar Das had returned to India in 1983, after spending more than 13 years in the erstwhile Soviet Union, where he earned a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry. Upon his arrival […]

Peace (Of The Dead)

Nuclear weapons are not for war, but to prevent war… this idea has long been regarded as rather an axiomatic one. The Cold War was based on this idea, and […]

Diplo-messy?

When India abstained from voting against Russia on March 2 (2022) just before the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution deploring the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, Washington DC and Moscow […]

Tightrope

At a time when Russia and China are strengthening their ties, Europe is making a fresh attempt to bolster its relations with the US. Amidst such a scenario, it has […]

Moscow, Beijing & The Balance Of Power

Russia and China recently triggered a sensation in Global Geopolitics by issuing a 50-page joint document that portrays the image of unity between the two countries. However, India has cast […]

The Terrifying Times…

Putting an end to all speculation, Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24, 2022. With this, the entire world has realised that a terrible war may break […]

On Two Different Pandemics

Not only COVID-19, but also imposing economic blockade on another country (that too for six decades) tantamount to contracting an incurable virus. Cuba, the country of Fidel Castro, issued such […]