Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
4. What is happening in Libya? Does a ceasefire still looks far-fetched? Discuss in the light of recently concluded Berlin Summit.(250 words)
Why this question:
World leaders made a fresh push for peace in Libya at a summit in Berlin on Sunday, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a “second Syria”. Thus the question.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the ongoing Syrian crisis and the possibility of ceasefire in near future.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Describe what is happening in Libya currently.
Explain what is happening in Libya; Libya has been wracked by conflict since the 2011 uprising which ousted long-time strongman Muammar Gaddafi.
Discuss the efforts by foreign powers to resolve the crisis.
Explain the possibility of ceasefire, role of UN etc.
Take hints from the article and comment upon the Berlin action.
Conclude with what needs to be done.