What do Russia-China and Saudi-Iran deals mean for India?

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: International Relations   Source: TH  Context: As Russia-China bolster ties, Saudi Arabia-Iran strike a deal (with China’s mediation), India’s tightrope walk gets tougher ahead of a number of crucial meetings – G7, G20, SCO and Quad.   Recent global developments:   Other developments: AUKUS: US, Australia and UK announced the 3-phase …

India should stick to the middle path in the new world disorder

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: International Relations   Source: TH   Context: India should follow a path of multi-engagement and not multi-alignment.   Background: India has consistently resisted international pressure to criticise Russia and its actions. For example, India has once again abstained from voting on a UN General Assembly resolution that condemns Russia’s invasion of …