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  • This can’t be greatest country on earth

    This can’t be greatest country on earth

    America’s military is vaunted, now much more by its own people than by its adversaries. Since World War II, the American military’s fighting record has been debatable.

    January 10, 2021
  • ‘This is time to heal in America’: President-elect Joe Biden in his first address to nation

    ‘This is time to heal in America’: President-elect Joe Biden in his first address to nation

    'I pledge to be a president who seeks not to divide but unify,' Biden said, drawing a sharp contrast to nearly four polarizing years of Trump.

    November 8, 2020
  • ‘Could you imagine if I lose? I may have to leave the country’: Donald Trump

    ‘Could you imagine if I lose? I may have to leave the country’: Donald Trump

    'Running against the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics puts pressure on me. Could you imagine if I lose?,' Trump mused.

    October 18, 2020
  • ‘They need US to be their ally’: Mike Pompeo on India amid China standoff

    ‘They need US to be their ally’: Mike Pompeo on India amid China standoff

    'The world has awakened. The tide's begun to turn. And the United States under President Trump's leadership has now built out a coalition that will push back against the threat,' he said.

    October 10, 2020
  • Morton’s Fork

    Morton’s Fork

    It is one thing to woo domestic audiences with tales of a battle between freedom and tyranny, quite another to enlist cynical world leaders based on such a choice.

    July 25, 2020
  • A poor loser?

    A poor loser?

    Mr Biden’s campaign was quick to dismiss any threat, saying the government was quite capable of escorting a trespasser out of the White House.

    July 23, 2020
  • A nation under siege

    A nation under siege

    The protests that have erupted all over America are not just about blacks fighting for justice. We see Americans of all colours and backgrounds taking to the streets alongside black demonstrators to fight against institutional racism and white supremacy.

    June 18, 2020
  • ‘He’ll change the world’

    ‘He’ll change the world’

    The horrendous killing by a white policeman and Tuesday’s funeral do form a defining chapter in the country’s racist narrative.

    June 12, 2020
  • The Other America

    The Other America

    The Afro-Americans are facing a grossly unequal situation. It is direly imperative to bring about a much desired transformation to make American society inclusive, fair, equal and just

    June 12, 2020
  • West Bank agenda

    West Bank agenda

    It bears recall that Israel captured the West Bank in the 1967 Mideast war.

    May 28, 2020
  • Orwellian nightmare?

    Orwellian nightmare?

    When it comes to handling the Coronavirus, neither the liberal world nor the authoritarian system has come unscathed. As far as federal countries are concerned, the pandemic has moved centre-state boundaries as well. Federal states like Germany and Canada have done well, but Trump's America has made a mess of the crisis.

    May 6, 2020
  • America sets a bad example on coronavirus fight

    America sets a bad example on coronavirus fight

    While it remains the world’s most powerful country in terms of economy and military, it apparently is losing or waning its long-standing socio-economic-political influence or presence across the world in recent years.

    May 1, 2020
  • America under the scanner

    America under the scanner

    The ICC Appeals Chamber’s decision to permit an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan could trigger fresh tensions between the United States and the Court, say Joyeeta Banerjee & Rajdeep Banerjee.

    April 25, 2020
  • Americans first

    Americans first

    Chiefly, Donald Trump has announced a 60-day ban on immigrants seeking to live and work in America, with the caveat that he could extend it depending on the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

    April 24, 2020
  • Deterring China

    Deterring China

    China’s culpability in the creation and initial spread of the virus as well as the ensuing coverup and mask diplomacy façade is unbecoming of an emerging power and member of the community of nations. Although it may be premature to draw hard conclusions right now, this recent behaviour suggests that Beijing is proving its critics right, i.e., that China is an adversary, not a competitor, to free peoples. While America must work to maintain a productive and peaceful relationship with China, there is no guarantee that Beijing will conduct itself as a responsible player on the world stage.

    April 18, 2020
  • Thailand terrorized

    Thailand terrorized

    The assassin has been driven quicker to death than to the land and the house in course of the counter-mobilisation by the forces, led by Major-General Jirapob Purideth.

    February 11, 2020
  • Let’s restore sanity, revive democracy

    Let’s restore sanity, revive democracy

    Social media is not alone - TV news media in India has been reduced to slander, outrage and a circus of shouting matches.

    January 17, 2020