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(USA-Cina in progress) L’incontro Biden-Xi e la prospettiva della ripresa dei legami militari (fonte: IISS)

James Crabtree: The November meeting between the American and Chinese leaders was reportedly conciliatory in tone and could lead to the resumption of military-to-military communication channels that had been cut off in August 2022. But any progress in this area risks being undone by the next crisis or downturn in relations. The Biden–Xi meeting and […]

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(USA-Israele) La strategia di sicurezza nazionale dell’amministrazione Biden: focus su Cina e tecnologia. Quali sono le implicazioni per Israele ? (fonte: INSS)

Yochai Guiski: In October 2022, the White House and the Pentagon published key documents outlining the administration’s national security strategy. The leading priority is the multi-dimensional competition with China and the importance of attaining technological superiority. The climate crisis is highlighted as a central objective for international cooperation. The Russian threat must be constrained, and […]

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(India-Myanmar) Visita del Ministro degli Esteri in Myanmar: la sicurezza dei confini ha la massima priorità (fonte: Vivekananda International Foundation)

Cchavi Vasisht: The latest visit by the Indian Foreign Secretary, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, to Myanmar on 20-21 November 2022 brings back attention to India’s foremost priority, which is border management and security in Northeast India. The Indian delegation led by Foreign Secretary was received by a member of the State Administration Council Union Minister, Lt-Gen […]

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(India-Africa) India’s Healthcare Diplomacy with Africa reflects Southern Solidarity (fonte: Vivekananda International Foundation)

Samir Bhattacharya: The tiny African nation Gambia has recently been in the news due to the unfortunate deaths of 70 children from July to September, reportedly connected to four paediatric cough syrups made in India. In September, Gambia’s Government opened an investigation into the deaths of children. And in October, WHO (World Health Organization) Director-General […]

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(India) Lotta alla corruzione in India: una lunga battaglia (fonte: Observer Research Foundation)

Niranjan Sahoo: As the world observes International Anti-Corruption Day on 9th December, it is a good time to do a stocktaking of India’s efforts in tackling the most entrenched and widely visible phenomenon that devalues governance and erodes the average citizen’s trusts in the state. According to Transparency International (TI), India ranks very high (85 out […]

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(Bangladesh) L’esaurimento delle riserve di valuta estera, il calo delle rimesse, l’alto livello di inflazione e l’imminente crisi energetica, tra le altre cose, problematizzano le traiettorie future del Bangladesh (fonte: Observer Research Foundation)

Soumya Bhowmick: The Bangladesh economy is one of the finest examples of a remarkable development story characterised by a ‘model of poverty reduction,’ while transforming into one of the fastest-growing economies in the world in the last decade. During Bangladesh’s liberation in 1971, the country was one of the poorest in the world. However, the […]

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(USA-Europa) Il valore del Trade and Technology Council (fonte: ECFR)

Julian Ringhof: On 5 December, the leadership of the European Commission and US cabinet officials met in Washington, DC for the third ministerial summit of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC). The TTC initiative, launched in September last year, aims to facilitate continuous transatlantic cooperation on key technology and trade issues. Recently, however, disagreements between the […]

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(Kosovo-Serbia) Perché Kosovo e Serbia dovrebbero considerare la cooperazione politica come un’opportunità (fonte: ECFR)

Shqipe Mjekiqi: Outside the EU-facilitated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, opportunities for increased political cooperation between the two countries are few and far between. Much of the rhetoric beyond the dialogue is belligerent, leaving little room – if any – for political cooperation to advance. When opportunities arise, they tend to be stymied by diverging […]

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(USA-Europa) Trade and Tech Council: Piccole vittorie, grandi domande senza risposta (fonte: CEPA)

Alexander Wirth: EU and US leaders met on the University of Maryland’s campus in a conference room adorned with robots and lab equipment for the third Trade and Technology Council (TTC). While they notched up small victories on technical or feel-good issues, such as common AI standards and electric car chargers, they sidestepped and failed to […]

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(NATO-Ucraina) LA NATO: Una risposta patriottica per salvare l’Ucraina. L’Alleanza può fare molto di più per aiutare, con un uso creativo e legittimo delle sue capacità (fonte: CEPA)

Yulia Bychkovska: Russia continues to pound Ukrainian infrastructure in its attempt to bomb the country back to a pre-civilized condition. It is time NATO put a stop to this intolerable inhumanity on its borders. It has been clear for nine months since the all-out Russian invasion that the alliance is unwilling to intervene directly, and has actually […]

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(Giappone-Africa) Inquadrare il TICAD lungo l’asse dell’idealismo e del realismo (fonte: East Asia Forum)

Shinichi Takeuchi: The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) tends to be understood in the context of the Japan–China relationship. Japan’s pledge of US$30 billion in aid for Africa at TICAD 8 in August 2022 was clearly made in light of the US$40 billion pledged at the China–Africa summit in November 2021. But understanding […]

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(Cina-Medio Oriente-USA) La Cina tra i rivali mediorientali (fonte: East Asia Forum)

Guy Burton: In December 2021, United States intelligence claimed China was helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles. Washington feared the Saudis were abandoning them in pursuit of a closer partnership with China. For some US policymakers, this pointed to the growing threat of China displacing the United States as the principal external power in the Middle East. […]