Bringing the discussion to the catchphrase of Cold War mentality and zero sum games
, China typically uses for US and Australia rings true.
Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai Al Youm, a digital news and opinion website specialising on the Arab world, and a Gulf News columnist, said that at the international level, peace in the region is not a zero sum game
. "There is rapprochement on some issues, as both of them have one common enemy, Daesh.
YK Sinha, India's top diplomat for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, contended that "it is quite clear to India" that Pakistan views Afghanistan "as a zero sum game
and they want India out of Afghanistan," said the leaked cable.
After a brief review of the issues and the players--Turkish and Greek Cypriots, Turkey, the European Union, and the UN--and the issues, he provides of chronological account of the deliberations, eventually concluding that the negotiations were doomed by inadequate international attention, participants engaging in the "blame game and the zero sum game
," and, most fundamentally, Turkish Cypriot fears of repression by Greek Cypriot in a reunified Cyprus and interlocking cultural inferiority and superiority complexes held by the various players about each other.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has proposed that development and security in South Asia should not be a zero sum game