A painting showing the Nord Stream pipelines on a container near the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on July 20. The prospect of a winter plagued with power cuts is driving home the potential danger of weaponised interdependence to many in western Europe and beyond. Photo: AP
A painting showing the Nord Stream pipelines on a container near the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on July 20. The prospect of a winter plagued with power cuts is driving home the potential danger of weaponised interdependence to many in western Europe and beyond. Photo: AP
Akhil Ramesh
Opinion

Opinion

Akhil Ramesh

Effects of Russia’s Ukraine war teaching world hard lessons on weaponised interdependence

  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the events that followed have revived discussions on increased dependence on adversarial nations
  • Whether in the developed West or the Global South, countries are asking hard questions about the kind of globalisation practised in the past two decades

A painting showing the Nord Stream pipelines on a container near the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on July 20. The prospect of a winter plagued with power cuts is driving home the potential danger of weaponised interdependence to many in western Europe and beyond. Photo: AP
A painting showing the Nord Stream pipelines on a container near the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, on July 20. The prospect of a winter plagued with power cuts is driving home the potential danger of weaponised interdependence to many in western Europe and beyond. Photo: AP
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