How Balance of Power Shapes the World

The twin concepts and mechanisms of the balance of power and power maximization act as key global geopolitical drivers in the current international system. What these concepts mean in the simplest terms is this: the anarchic nature of the international system compels states to act as relentless power acquisition entities in order to ensure their…

COVID-19: Reshaping Politics, Economy and Society

While we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020, COVID-19 is restyling the priorities of globalization. The actions of states–whether these are preferences for strategic and economic interests over managing the shifting sands of climate change, perils of livelihoods, or matters of lives – reflect that the world is changing and the challenges…