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INTERVIEW: Women play a key role in preventing geopolitical conflict and the success of peacekeeping initiatives
The lives of civilians, particularly women, are often overlooked in relation to the impact of geopolitical competition.
India has strengthened ties with most of its South Asian neighbours, the US and Russia, while at the same time participating in security groupings with China.
Russian and Chinese-led regional security organisations are providing the bulk of governance and order in the absence of the US and its allies.