With Joe Biden, a long-time supporter of Iran Nuclear Deal taking office, the dynamic in West Asia is set for another change. It is believed that Iran and Saudi Arabia have already begun negotiations. With strategically sensitive topics such as the Yemen War still looming large, how will these talks pan out?
Gauri Noolkar-Oak talks to Mr Binoj Basnyat, a veteran of the Nepali Army and a geopolitical analyst, about what China’s friendship means for smaller countries like Nepal, and how they should be navigating through it.
It is certain that by cooperating on sharing resources, technology and expenses, the total cost involved can be reduced and the work rendered more efficient. However, a disadvantage is that multilateral collaboration on sensitive defence technologies is delicate at best.