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India, a handicapped giant
India earns worldwide goodwill with its ‘pharma diplomacy’
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, India is leveraging its status as the world leader in generic drug manufacturing to build its image overseas and increase its foreign policy clout. However, if other countries make good on their plans to enhance their domestic medical production capabilities, India’s exports could suffer in the longer ...
New standoffs between China and India
China and India are beefing up their military capabilities again. The two Asian giants are confronting each other in the traditional hotspots along their disputed border in the Himalayas and, more recently, in the Indian Ocean. War is still not in the cards, but the growing tension adds to the ...
Relevance beyond the crisis: Scenarios for India’s economy
Before coronavirus hit, New Delhi had an ambitious budget plan for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Today, India’s government has a third of the economy under lockdown and strives to preserve the country’s development momentum. Some powerful factors are working in India’s favor, but others could drag it down.
Foreign policy during Modi’s second term
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who currently enjoys high levels of trust among world leaders, wants to make the most of this advantageous situation by simultaneously engaging with the U.S., China and other strategic geopolitical partners, in addition to fostering better relations with smaller South Asian neighbors.