Wednesday November 29, 2023
Beelam Ramzan
Beelam Ramzan

  • October 03, 2023

    Power relations

    Whenever American policymakers talk about India, they sing praises of its cultural diversity, hailing it as the world’s oldest and largest...

  • September 13, 2023

    Will a bigger BRICS be a bigger challenge?

    The expansion of BRICS has been hailed as “historic” by the bloc’s most stalwart proponent of enlargement, China. The five-member bloc...

  • August 21, 2023

    Trade beyond barriers

    US-China relations have soured over the past few years mostly due to the accusatory tone adopted by successive US presidents. Previously it was...

  • July 27, 2023

    Trips for cooperation

    In the midst of deteriorating relations and bitter friction, a flurry of high-profile American officials’ visits to China has been significant....

  • June 13, 2023

    Where is Pakistan’s soft power?

    At a time when Pakistan is in the grip of civil unrest and the political and economic crisis, its soft power image for which the country struggled...

  • February 27, 2023

    Mystery in the sky

    There is something comic, something mysterious about the Chinese balloon the crossed the US territory. American citizens might have been amused at...

  • January 18, 2023

    The road to competition

    With nearly two years in power, the Biden Administration shows no sign of changing America’s confrontational posture towards China. Even though...

  • January 02, 2023

    Soft power

    Power in international terms has traditionally been defined in ‘hard’ terms in the context of military and economic strength. In the post-cold...

  • September 10, 2022

    Depoliticizing the economy

    Extraordinary situations warrant extraordinary actions. Sometimes opening borders with hostile neighbours for trade and humanitarian assistance...

  • September 02, 2021

    Biden’s China doctrine

    As Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the US on Jan 20, 2021, he took over a cataclysmic course of events – from the devastating surge of...