Page-16 of GS-II: Bilateral Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements

Several countries have made competing territorial claims over the South China Sea. Who are these parties and what are the reasons for the disputes? Discuss.

South China Sea is part of Pacific Ocean with eight littoral countries / territories viz. China, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam. The region has remained under territorial and jurisdictional claims, particularly over rights to exploit the region’s ..

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Critically discuss India's interest and geopolitical stance in the South China Sea. What constructive role can be played by India while protecting its own commercial and economic interests? Opine.

India is not party to the South China Sea dispute, still India (along with US) has been consistently reiterating the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and advocating peaceful means to resolve the maritime disputes as per international ..

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What do you understand by the so called 'Peaceful Rise' (hepingjueqi) of China? Give arguments in favour / against the same.

‘Peaceful Rise’ (hepingjueqi) was introduced by the famous Chinese Communist Party (CCP) intellectual named Zheng Bijian in November 2003.Thereafter the term was used by Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao in their speeches in the same year, suggesting ..

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Critically examine India's concerns regarding the recently launched CPEC project, while suggesting policy options for India.

The CPEC is a 15-year project between Pakistan and Chin aiming to connect Kashgar to Gwadar port via PoK through a network of highways, railways and oil and gas pipelines and fibre optic cables. Accessibility to Indian Ocean and beyond ..

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"The decision to end one-child policy has come too late."Discuss in the light of demographic problems being faced by China.

The One Child policy was implemented by Den Xiaoping. The main aim behind this policy was to control the expanding population which he felt was eating away the profits of the growing economy. And now after around 30 years, the ..

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Discuss the implications of so called Ezulwini Consensus adopted by African nations on India's interests.

Africa is an indispensible continent for India especially due to the possession of 54 votes in the UNSC. It could play a significant role for permanent candidature of India in the UNSC. However, on the prodding of China, Ezulwini Consensus ..

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