Director Rationale-47 Abubakar Farooqui analyzes Turkish presidential elections 2023 that ended in a stalemate albeit with Tayyip Erdogan leading with 49.5 percent votes. He discusses how the elections unfolded and predicts the likely outcome.
Bilawal Bhutto’s India visit 2023: Significance, Gains, Impact
Editorial Team of Rationale-47 analyzes Pakistani foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto's visit to India for Shanghai Cooperation Organization CFM 2023. This article discusses the visit's significance, Pakistan's gains and impact of the visit. Read now:
Foreign Minister Bhutto at SCO Meeting in Goa: Key Takeaways and Analysis
Director Rationale-47 Abubakar Farooqui pens his observations from Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto's Goa visit in SCO CFM meeting and analyzes key takeaways from Pakistan's perspective from the visit. Read now:
Rethinking International Politics in the 21st Century
Syeda Nimra in her debut for Rationale-47, calls for a paradigm shift in international relations as she believes the neoliberal paradigm is outdated and is being replaced with a constructivist paradigm that will shape future of international politics.
The Rise of the Asian Monetary Fund: A New Era for Asian Economic Diplomacy
Muhammad Kashif discusses the proposed establishment of the Asian Monetary Fund (AMF) and its potential impact on the global financial system. The article highlights the reasons behind the AMF's creation, including the criticism of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the desire for greater financial independence from Western countries. The article also discusses the involvement of various Asian countries and BRICS in the creation of the AMF, as well as their plans to reduce reliance on the IMF and the US dollar.
Innovative Technologies and International Organizations: Addressing the Global Climate Emergency
Syed Mubashir Jilani emphasizes the critical role that technological innovation plays in supporting International Organizations to achieve their goals of mitigating the impacts of climate change and promoting sustainable development.
From Rivals to Partners: The Changing Dynamics of Saudi-Iran Relations
Zain Ul Abideen analyzes the new development in the geopolitics of Middle East, which is Saudi-Iran Thaw and assesses its implications for the region and Pakistan.
From Mediator to Superpower: China’s Strategic Moves in the Middle East
Muhammad Kashif in his debut article for Rationale-47 argues that China's economic and strategic influence is skyrocketing, and Middle East is a prime example of its rising influence.
The Geopolitical Chessboard: US-China Rivalry and Pakistan’s Strategic Choices
Malik Saifullah examines the different strategic choices available to Pakistan, including its alliance with China, its historical ties with the United States, and its regional ambitions. The article offers a nuanced and thought-provoking analysis of the complex and evolving dynamics between the major powers in the world and their impact on Pakistan's foreign policy decisions.
KSA-Iran Detente: Is China the New Power Broker in the Middle East?
China's role in the recent re-establishment of diplomatic ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia is seen as a sign of a changing global order, according to experts. While the United States has traditionally been the dominant force in the Middle East, China's growing presence and interest in the region is altering the balance of power. The detente between Iran and Saudi Arabia, brokered by China, is seen as a positive development by many experts, as stability in the Gulf is crucial to China's economic interests. However, the reopening of embassies is only a step in the right direction, and it remains to be seen how far the detente will go.