While coastal areas of countries like Bangladesh, India, the Philippines and Sri Lanka would disappear gradually, other small island nations like Micronesia and the Maldives would be submerged under water almost completely, turning millions of inhabitants living in these countries into climate refugees.
A multi-aligned policy framework would aim to allow India to better position its interests within and outside China-backed and US-backed institutions, without subscribing to either of their respective visions.
Both a counter to the Belt and Road Initiative and an arena for economic co-operation, the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy presents a versatile tool for democracies to grow together in the region.
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The EU’s strategic weight in the world will be reduced by the absence of the UK, as the EU is losing a relatively young, diverse and creative member state.
Ukrainian leaders are using the goal of EU membership as the spur to get their voters to accept uncomfortable reforms.
Russia’s military might, egarness to supply arms without conditions attached, growing diplomatic reach to almost all sides of the ongoing disputes, and reliability to save allies are some of the factors that could enable Russia to dominate regional landscape for a long time to come.
Although the fighting in the south has stopped for the time being, there’s this possibility that the prevailing agitating atmosphere in the south could easily lead to a full fledged armed conflict between the Hadi government and the southern separatists.
After four years of war, many wonder what actually caused the parties to enter into a conflict that both sides are now finding hard to end.