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Vikas Dubey: Somebody wanted him killed. Somebody with enough power

Beatrice Jauregui views on the recent ‘encounter’ with UP goon, Vikas Dubey, are very interesting, as she believes that the decision to kill him must have been taken at the very top — not by those who killed him.

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.

Soleimani’s Assassination: Has the Promise to Zeinab been fulfilled?

The murder of the Iranian general at Baghdad airport by Trump’s forces has triggered a major crisis in the Middle-east yet again. Surely, India can’t escape the ramifications.

Howdy Kashmir: When Constitutional Morality has No Takers

These are dark times not just for those who are living in an unprecedented lockdown, but also for those whose feel disenfranchised and demonised in the land of Gandhi and Nehru for their beliefs and faith in Indian democracy, as enshrined in the values of the Indian freedom movement.

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.

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.

US-Pak: Pompeo’s visit and looming uncertainty

Trump has unequivocally rescinded military aid to Pakistan, which will become the only issue that Pompeo will have to address in his state visit

Will Vladimir Putin be celebrating his birthday in India?

In a fast-changing global scenario, Narendra Modi wants to use Vladimir Putin’s birthday party as a way to re-commit India to its age-old ally, Russia

Turkey’s Economy Czar Fails to Save the Lira

The falling value of the Lira has to be seen in the larger context of the direction the Turkish economy has taken in recent years rather than just through the prism of the US sanctions