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  • Chinese rebuff

    Chinese rebuff

    Beijing’s rebuff underscores the deepening tensions and growing mistrust between the two countries, especially after the United States imposed sanctions on China, as it did on Mr. Li for overseeing an arms purchase from Russia in 2018.

    May 31, 2023
  • North Korea says it will launch 1st military spy satellite in June

    North Korea says it will launch 1st military spy satellite in June

    According to Ri in the English-language statement, North Korea's spy satellite, which will be launched in June,

    May 30, 2023
  • Tepid defence

    Tepid defence

    The report argues, in essence, that the Biden Administration inherited the Doha deal with the Taliban from its predecessor, and it was left with the unenviable task of making the best of a bad job.

    May 18, 2023
  • Fault lines

    Fault lines

    For the record, Mr Trump has denied the charges leveled against him as a “complete con job” and a “hoax”, and vowed to appeal the verdict of a New York jury.

    May 12, 2023
  • Campaign clues

    Campaign clues

    AI is both the cause of this likely change and will be the prime beneficiary of it

    May 6, 2023
  • Taiwan’s security

    Taiwan’s security

    Such symbolic demonstrations of support risk entrapping Taiwan in an escalating Sino-US rivalry and undermining its security.

    May 4, 2023
  • Guns rule

    Guns rule

    America’s delusional understanding of a Constitutional provision has come home to roost once again after a Texas gunman opened fire with an assault rifle on his neighbours and killed five of them, including an eight-year-old child, over the weekend. The provocation, if it may be called that, was minor; the neighbours had asked the suspect...

    May 1, 2023
  • 100 Years Ago | 27 April 2023

    100 Years Ago | 27 April 2023

    On this day a century ago, these were some of the news items The Statesman readers got to read about India and the world.

    April 27, 2023
  • Biden v Trump?

    Biden v Trump?

    There may be differences in approach towards Russia, for Mr Trump has always been ambivalent towards the Kremlin, but by the time the election comes around, things may have changed significantly in Ukraine

    April 27, 2023
  • Swamiji & Mrs Hale

    Swamiji & Mrs Hale

    Swamiji was transparent to Mrs Hale, even sometimes to the point of embarrassing her, speaking against her country, countrymen and religion. But she proved herself to be different by her conscientious conduct. She had a clear perception to be able to see Swamiji‘s heart and mind. She knew his forte as well as foibles in the right measure

    April 27, 2023
  • Did Biden jump the gun?

    Did Biden jump the gun?

    For 20 years after 9/11, the Americans couldn’t find a trace of him. They looked all over Pakistan and Afghanistan and even into cyber space and the nether world yet they had no idea where he was.

    April 13, 2023
  • Like a Sieve

    Like a Sieve

    After initial suggestions that the leaks may have been the handiwork of Russian or pro-Russian hackers, analysts are coming around to the view that the source of the 100 plus documents and slides may in fact be an American.

    April 11, 2023
  • Trump tests America

    Trump tests America

    One would have imagined that post the 6 January 2021 attack on Capitol Hill and the subsequent impeachment for insurrection, Americans would have realised the dangers of supporting an amoral anarchist like Trump. Far from it, his base is as rock-solid as ever, even as the former President has now been charged with a crime. His illiberality, and his xenophobic and undemocratic actions rail against America‘s purported stance as the beacon of morality, democracy, and progressive enlightenment

    April 7, 2023
  • France to ban Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok

    France to ban Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok

    India too imposed a nationwide ban on TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps, including the messaging app WeChat, in 2020 over privacy and security concerns.

    March 25, 2023
  • America may lose a generation to drugs

    America may lose a generation to drugs

    There was a mini-series titled “Dopesick” on the streaming service “Hulu” based on a book by Beth Macy in 2021; it had eight episodes. It won critical acclaim and several awards. I wonder why a similar series or perhaps even a movie has not been produced by the mainstream media.

    February 28, 2023
  • America’s contribution to the world’s cuisines

    America’s contribution to the world’s cuisines

    No American town is complete without a McD. Even on international travel we often saved money by eating at McD.

    November 27, 2022
  • Upping the game

    Upping the game

    A significant consequence of President Xi Jinping consolidating his hold in China has been Beijing’s renewed strategic focus on the Indo-Pacific as it works to a plan to dislodge America and decisively dominate the region.

    November 19, 2022