Archive for September 16th, 2023

G20: From New Members To New Trade Corridors – OpEd

Initiated by Finance Ministers in 1999, the Group of 20 (G20) met at Leaders’ level for the first time in November 2008 in Washington, D.C., at the peak of the global financial crisis. This demonstrated G20 Leaders’ resolve to cope with the most pressing challenges of the economic and financial crisis that escalated in the second half of 2008. While […]

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Behind Xi Jinping’s Absence At The G20 – OpEd

Xi Jinping has never missed a G20 meeting since he took power in 2012. His absence at the 2023 G20 Summit sparked a wide range of speculations and interpretations, from Xi’s potential health issues to a snub at the host country India. But in view of China’s tense relations with the U.S., Xi’s no-show at the G20 could be a […]

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US-China-India-Pakistan: Quadrilateral Conflicts Are Indications Of Global Tension – OpEd

Tensions borne out of quadrilateral conflicts have once again pushed India to the forefront of global politics. WPR remarks that hosting the G-20 summit in New Delhi further cemented India’s centrality to global politics and multilateralism and caps a year in which PM Narendra Modi strengthened his and the country’s image abroad, including high-profile visits to the U.S. and France. […]

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