India is considered by many to be the largest democracy in the world. With 1.3 billion people of many races, ethnicities and languages, the country’s economy is one of the 10 largest economies in the world by GDP and continues to expand. What is India betting on its foreign policy? What role could it play in global conflicts? We analyze it in this edition of L Discussion.
Besides being a major global exporter and agricultural powerhouse, India is among the 10 fastest growing cities in the entire world.
Politically, India is part of BRICS (an acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and has asserted its neutrality to continue trade with Russia, despite rejection by the Western world. However, New Delhi has kept India out of international controversies.
How to understand India’s position in the face of international tensions? What goals does this Asian country want to achieve through its foreign policy? What is your role in the current conflicts? Together with our guests we analyze:
– Sabrina Oliveira, Master’s and PhD in International Relations, specialist in the Asia-Pacific region.
– Clara Sánchez, Master in International Relations and Negotiations and member of the South Asia Working Group at the Argentine Council on International Relations.
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