Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
2) “With the US trying to derail China’s development and contain its rise, and China aggressively projecting its power in Asia and around the world—a full-scale cold war is not far from reality”. Critically Analyse the statement in the light of recent trade turfs between Sino-American relationship.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article captures a detailed discussion on the global consequences of a possible Sino-American cold war.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must evaluate the current turf between China and America and the possible near future consequences on the world.
Critically analyze – When asked to analyze, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgement.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with elaboration on the concept of ‘Thucydides Trap’.
Discussion should include the following aspects –
- Narrate how the current Sino – American relations reflect in a possible Thucydides Trap.
- Discuss the causes and consequences of the current conditions of trade wars.
- Explain what could be the possible outcomes of such war?
- What needs to be done?
Conclude with way forward signifying importance to curb such a turf in the larger good of the world.