Nel corso dell’ultimo ventennio, vale a dire a partire dal momento in cui l’Unione Indiana ha avviato un processo di riforma della propria economia in chiave neoliberista, si è assistito al progressivo consolidarsi dell’immagine dell’India come una “storia di successo della globalizzazione”. Tale percezione è essenzialmente legata al dispiegarsi di una sostenuta traiettoria di crescita.
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The restoration of democracy in Pakistan in 2008 did not result in an improvement in its relations with India. Despite the fact that some in the country saw President Zardari as taking a soft tone towards India and the prevalent view that New Delhi would engage more with civilian than military leaders. Dialogue remained hostage to terrorist activity. On 7 July there was a bomb attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul.
Syria is undergoing a crucial moment in its political history. In the broader framework of the so-called “Arab Spring”, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is facing a real internal revolt, started six months ago.
Unlike the popular movements that led to the fall of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, the Syrian protest movement is not yet united and incisive enough and, as a result, the outcome of the ongoing revolts is difficult to predict.
The rise of Turkey as a more assertive regional player has characterized the Middle East context in the last decade. The Middle Eastern dimension, once neglected, has acquired more importance in Turkish foreign policy and Ankara has been asserting its ambitions more openly and confidently in the region that was once part of the Ottoman Empire. The uprisings in the Arab world have caught Turkey unawares and the outbreaks of the revolts in Syria has threatened its «zero problems with neighbours» policy and integration strategy in the region.
In Uzbekistan il potere centrale sta cercando di contenere qualsivoglia istanza politica di natura islamica e parallelamente attua una diffusa repressione all’accesso alle fonti che possano dare una chiave di lettura più approfondita dell’islamismo regionale.
Tunisia is in the middle of a transition which started on January 14, when former President Ben Ali was forced to resign and leave the country. Three interim governments have followed since, and the October 23 elections for the Constituent Assembly might be the first free elections since Tunisia’s revolution. During the last nine months, Tunisian political scene has been liberalized and new forces have entered the arena, each representing specific interests and each in search of legitimacy.
Le consultazioni del 23 ottobre prossimo per l’elezione dell’Assemblea costituente rappresentano la prima vera prova di democrazia nella nuova Tunisia uscita dalla Rivoluzione dei gelsomini, dopo 23 anni di dominio incontrastato dell’ex presidente a vita Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Il carattere popolare di una Rivoluzione “senza leaders” in combinazione con il dinamismo di una società civile composita fanno delle prossime elezioni un reale esercizio di democrazia al di là delle forme.
In recent years, Italy’s foreign policy has been searching for a new balance between a multilateral commitment to the European Union, NATO and the United Nations and the development of a broad network of bilateral relationships.
This paper examines the limits of this adjustment, taking into account both some historical constants and the recent evolution of the international system affecting current Italian foreign policy – particularly the weakening of the multilateral context and the consequences of the economic crisis.
The European Union (EU) became an ASEAN Dialogue Partner in 1980 and relations have since expanded to cover a wide range of areas, from security to economic and trade cooperation. The EU is one of ASEAN’s major trading partners and a main source of investment flows into Southeast Asian countries.
The involvement of NATO forces in the ousting of Mu’ammar Gheddafi has been controversial since the beginning of the Libyan crisis. The fracture between those in favour of a direct involvement, and those wishing to keep out of the crisis provides for a clear example of the divergences existing within the Alliance.
The decision of the Obama’s administration to maintain a low profile both before and after NATO took officially charge of the multinational intervention seems to confirm the lack of unity of purpose.