Although Imec is more of a complementary option than an alternative to Suez, it would ease the pressure on the canal by providing an additional route for certain types of goods
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No large corporation wants to miss out on India, the market is simply too big
India still stands in the middle: it hasn’t severed ties with Russia, and it keeps a distance from China. But the launch of the IMEC might imply that India will mostly look towards the West.
Strengthening ties with India has become essential both diplomatically, bringing together Delhi, Brussels and Washington, and economically, attaching Europe to the fastest-growing member of the G20
(India) rather claims to be another pole in a bigger, multipolar world order – and not in a bipolar one between China and the US
How hard can it be to create a fast track for business travellers?
No foreign policy is made on the basis of values alone. This is not the first time there has been a tension between interests and values.
New Delhi and the European capitals may not like each other’s policies, but they need to find a quid pro quo based on their real, not symbolic, interests
The crisis could be a moment to recognize India’s legitimate security interests and look at what are its dependencies and needs, and how we can help reduce its dependencies on Russia
With the war in Ukraine, Germany has entered a new era in security and defence policy, but this does not change Germany’s interests in the Indo-Pacific