Monday, November 21, 2005

Important geopolitical shift!!?

A quick piece of advice for all international realtions nerds: there are quite a few interesting articles at the website of the Centre for European Reform (CER) right now. One example is an article by Mark Leonard about India's possible geopolitical shift (first paragraph of Leonard's article quoted below, you will find the CER website here):
One of the most significant geopolitical events of the decade has gone almost unnoticed in the west: at September’s meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, India joined the US and the EU in backing a resolution condemning Iran’s nuclear programme. In deciding to vote with the west - rather than abstaining with Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa - India signalled its willingness to join the top table of international diplomacy and to abandon its automatic solidarity with the developing world... (Read the whole article here).

2 Comments:

Anonymous Peter Strauss said...

Just a small greeting here from the great city of Beijing - from Mr. Randell and my self.

Perhaps we should ask the high ranking political officer from the CCP - on wheter it would be a good idea for China - to follow Indias example.... :-)

23/11/05 04:19  
Blogger Eric Sundström said...

OK guys, I am more than jealous, and it would be awesome to hang out with you guys in Beijing. Ask the CCP if it is time to follow India's path - also when it comes to democracy and elections...

24/11/05 16:57  

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