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Donald Trump’s Presidential re-election bid may decide- is the virus a bio-weapon or of natural origin?

Could a chimeric virus be created in a lab without the vaccine or anti-body protection? Who weaponised it when it was apparent in 2015 that a lethal Corona virus could be engineered! What is shrouded in secrecy is how did the virus from bats jump on to human beings?

Trumped – Emerging powers in a post American world

Book Review of Prof Sreeram Chaulia’s book on US President Donald Trump titled ” Trumped”-Emergind powers in post American World.

Corona: No dilution of basic rights

The global pandemic should not lead to legitimizing authoritarian tendencies among governments, as in China and Israel. This is especially relevant in contemporary India

Hong Kong: ‘Silent’ Majority wants Democracy

The district polls victory is not only symbolic, it is also a pointer that the ossified structures of totalitarianism are not such a popular idea in China anymore, especially in Hong Kong.

The World on a Brink

Political leadership requires balance, responsibility and a sensible leadership to create an atmosphere of predictability and security. The contrary is a recipe for disaster. In too many countries, that is precisely what we have.

Chinese challenge to Modi’s Kashmir gamble

With an adverse international media coverage on mass human rights violations, the UN security council taking up Kashmir for the first time in 70 years, and the big powers openly meddling, despite the posturing, the Indian government is clearly on the defensive.

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor

A Red Star over Hong Kong

The summer of discontent seems to continue in infinite rage in Hong Kong as the totalitarian Chinese regime succumbs for the first time.

The world cannot afford a war with Iran

Since World War II, the US has launched bombing campaigns against 16 countries, a number of which were subjected to multiple US bombing campaigns during different eras.

Huawei: Hesitations, Hiccups and Hoo-Ha

If Huawei were to be ousted from the September 5G trials, then this would possibly be the fourth occasion when India would have changed its well-articulated foreign policy to align itself with that of the US.