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  • Victim complex to blame for Pakistan’s isolation

    Victim complex to blame for Pakistan’s isolation

    A retired general on Pakistani TV ranted thus: The Americans denied us spares in the 1965 war against India. This was when their then-president Ayub Khan declared Pakistan to be America’s most allied ally. In 1971, the general continued, the Americans didn’t support us the way the Soviets supported India. Really, who sent the seventh …

    October 21, 2021
  • Quad can’t function due to America’s declining capability: China

    Quad can’t function due to America’s declining capability: China

    The daily observed that although the four leaders did not mention China and were trying to play down disputes with it, the entire agenda and all topics in the summit focused on China.

    September 25, 2021
  • Prospect of implosion

    Prospect of implosion

    A 2021 national survey by a leading US pollster found that as many as 46 per cent Americans believed a future civil war is likely

    September 21, 2021
  • Is America still a power of consequence?

    Is America still a power of consequence?

    Biden understands what is wrong and wants to set it right but cannot. He is living in an elite world obsessed with big power rivalry and global leadership role on the one hand, and with Trump’s ‘America first’ philosophy and the anti-war progressivism of Sanders on the other. And it is not working.

    September 10, 2021
  • 20 years later

    20 years later

    It is time to reflect on the gains that accrued in terms of ensuring global security and what needs to be done to protect them, as well as the mistakes made by the US-led West’s intervention in Afghanistan

    September 10, 2021
  • Culture wars that stir India and America

    Culture wars that stir India and America

    Postage stamps in fact were issued to this effect. Nowhere was it mentioned that in fact many white women might have liked to be carried away by black men.

    June 23, 2021
  • 1 in 3 Americans infected with COVID-19, according to US CDC

    1 in 3 Americans infected with COVID-19, according to US CDC

    According to the latest WHO statistics, the Americas currently tops all six WHO regions in both cumulative Covid-19 infections and deaths

    May 1, 2021
  • Offshore assistance

    Offshore assistance

    “Just as India sent assistance to the United States as our hospitals were strained early in the pandemic, the United States is determined to help India in its time of need,” was Mr Sullivan’s message.

    April 29, 2021
  • Pledge to fulfill

    Pledge to fulfill

    President Biden’s performance, as refreshing as it was robust, follows four years of negligent nonchalance on the part of Donald Trump.

    April 26, 2021
  • Ten-Foot-Tall Syndrome

    Ten-Foot-Tall Syndrome

    One of the reasons Beijing encourages state-controlled media to take an inordinate interest in running down India is because China recognises that unlike the USA, Japan, Australia or Vietnam, its southern neighbour poses a challenge to it which none of the aforementioned countries does.

    April 24, 2021
  • A new ball game

    A new ball game

    Mr Xi has used the forum to portray himself as an advocate of free trade and globalization, calling for openness even as many in the global business community have become increasingly vocal about growing restrictions in China’s own domestic market.

    April 22, 2021
  • 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